Short Title:Portfolio Development
Full Title:Portfolio Development
Module Code:PFLO H4000
Credits: 4
Field of Study:Audio-visual techniques and media production
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Author:Sinead McDonald
Module Description:The Portfolio Development module is designed to further prepare students for the transition from undergraduate to graduate placement and/or the work environment. The emphasis is on creating and managing multiple platforms for showcasing students’ creative work and achievements both online and offline. Students will learn to recognise strengths and weaknesses in their work. The final e-portfolio will demonstrate professional presentation techniques that display an aggregation of students' creative work that showcases their achievements, expertise and mastery of skills and content. It will support a positive digital identity and personal online branding.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Organise their best work into subject areas for e-portfolio presentation which will function as a live CV
LO2 Appraise the value of eportfolio development and application to lifelong learning
LO3 Reflect on their learning achievements, mastery and progress to date
LO4 Make a presentation of their work for peer review and feedback
LO5 Demonstrate the planning, administrative and management skills required to organise a public exhibition.
LO6 Identify and describe strengths and weaknesses in their work and self assessment

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Other Students may be required to produce an on-line portfolio of creative work encompassing a variety of appropriate methods of presenting material across different formats. 1,2,3,4,6 50.00 n/a
Assignment Students may be required to conceive, organise and prepare for a real-world public exhibition of their work to a professional standard. 3,5 25.00 n/a
Reflective Journal Students may be required to produce a document written as a critique and evaluation of their role in the creation of a portfolio of work and the requirements of producing the end of year graduate show or similar public exhibition. 2,3 25.00 n/a
No End of Module Formal Examination

TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning Time No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 6.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
This module has no Part Time workload.

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Welsh, C. 2013, Design: Portfolio: Self promotion at its best, Rockport Beverly, MA
  • Janda, M. 2014, Burn Your Portfolio, Pearson
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_HAVAB_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Creative Digital Media 8 Mandatory