The power of educational technology for many instructors is the ability to innovate or expand options for teaching in ways that were not possible before. In addition to facilitating communication and presentation, it is hoped that technology can improve or enhance learning.
The portfolio should include a detailed description of the innovation, along with the technologies used and screen captures whenever possible. Reflections of what worked or what needs improvement can also be added.
Note: Student names must be removed or obscured in any screen capture used.
Any innovations used should be based on your teaching philosophy because you want to use the technology to support your teaching goals.
There are many ideas and theories to choose from, but some common goals and matching technologies are listed below. In many cases, innovations will require combinations of technologies to be brought together.