The ePortfolio Template and its Content

The following items are examples of what would be most appropriate content to include in the ePortfolio. Feel free to add other items that represent your interests and project.

  • Use relevant images, graphs, and video as much as possible.
  • Request student permissions before posting their images and/or student-created videos.
  • Download a MS Word LIT ePortfolio 4-stage template for copying/pasting your content into the online/MERLOT ePortfolio. (optional)
  • Download a LIT ePortfolioChecklist to assist you in reviewing necessary components.
  • Download the steps for creating a MERLOT account & Submitting ePortfolio Form.
  • Download the LIT ePortfolio Analysis Rubric.
  • Download the Excel Template for Reporting Grade Comparisons.
  • For questions and/or assistance with the ePortfolios, email

LIT ePortfolio Stages and Content Items

ePortfolio Stages ePortfolio Content Items
1. Stage 1 2018/2019 Cohort-Due by June 25, 2018

Project title, course description/abstract, instructional delivery, pedagogical approaches, and class size

About the LIT Redesign
  • Why redesign your course?
  • Course history/background
  • How long has it been offered?
  • High demand / low success issues
  • Pre-Redesign Syllabus (original)
2. Stage 2 2018/2019 Cohort-Due by October 19, 2018

About the Students and Instructor(s)
Student Characteristics
  • Typical student characteristics
  • Advice I gave my students to be successful

Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)
  • Alignment of SLOs with course redesign
  • Assessments used to assess SLOs

Accessibility, Affordability, & Diversity Considerations
  • Which formats are materials available?
  • Are technologies available and affordable?
3. Stage 3 2018/2019 Cohort-Due by February 15, 2019

LIT Redesign Planning
  • Which aspects of your course have you redesigned
  • Which technology was used?
  • Which PD activities did you participate in?
  • Which additional resources were needed for the redesign?
4. Stage 4 2018/2019 Cohort-Due by June 14, 2019

LIT Redesign Impact on T&L
  • Assessment Findings
  • What were the results of your redesign?
  • What were the changes in DWF rates and other empirical measures of student achievement?

Upload table and chart from your template (required) and reflect on your findings with a short description. You must include a course grades comparison or pre/post student achievements.

  • How did students respond to the redesigned materials?
  • Include survey results (anecdotal, visual graph, student video)
Lessons Learned & Redesigned Tips
  • Tips and suggestions for other instructors, including the challenges that you faced
  • Challenges confronted
  • Strategies used to increase engagement
  • Sustaining the LIT redesign beyond the funding period
Instructor Reflection
  • Your reflection on the course redesign project, your participation and experiences, and student
  • Share any plans to disseminate/publish the findings


For questions and/or assistance with the ePortfolios, email