Portfolio Introduction

Science & Technology
Sport Science
Course Code
SPSC 2211
Semester Length
15 weeks
Max Class Size
Method(s) Of Instruction
Field Experience
Typically Offered
To be determined


Course Description
In this course, students will be introduced to various types of portfolio design. They will develop the necessary skills to enable them to successfully collect and showcase evidence that is representative of their educational and professional experience while at Douglas College.
Course Content

1. Introduction to portfolio design and types
2. Introduction to portfolio methods
   2.1 Inclusions
   2.2 Theme development
   2.3 Common features
   2.4 Guiding principles
3. Collection of evidence
   3.1 Educational pathway
   3.2 Professional pathway
4. Use of online multimedia
   4.1 Electronic portfolio
   4.2 Web-based portfolio
5. Professional and educational pathway goals
   5.1 Communication through portfolio
   5.2 Competencies related to goals



Learning Activities
  1. Seminars
  2. Discussion groups
  3. Practical application
  4. Computer lab
  5. Field observation
  6. Self-study via print or online materials
  7. Reading assignments
  8. Instructor tutoring
Means of Assessment

This is a mastery/non-mastery course. The selection of evaluation tools for this course is based upon adherence to the Douglas College Evaluation Policy regarding the number and weighting of evaluations. Assessments will include: assignments, an electronic portfolio project, and may include evaluation of preparation and participation. Students must attend all scheduled seminars (meetings) and achieve at least a ‘mastery’ level competency (70%) on all assignments and the major project to receive credit for this course.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the successful student shall be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of effective portfolio design.
  2. Collect evidence that reflects the social, cognitive, emotional, creative, and physical performance development of the individual.
  3. Develop a framework that outlines the portfolio process.
  4. Access various multimedia and web applications that will enhance portfolio development.
Textbook Materials

Consult the Douglas College Bookstore for the latest required textbooks and materials. A list of recommended textbooks and materials is provided on the instructor's course outline, which is available to students at the beginning of each semester.



Enrollment in the Bachelor of Physical Education and Coaching Program


No corequisite courses.


No equivalent courses.

Course Guidelines

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Course Transfers

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Institution Transfer Details for SPSC 2211
Athabasca University (AU) No credit
Coast Mountain College (CMTN) No credit
College of the Rockies (COTR) No credit
Columbia College (COLU) No credit
Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) No credit
Simon Fraser University (SFU) No credit
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) No credit
University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO) No credit
University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV) No credit
University of Northern BC (UNBC) No credit
University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) UFV GE 2XX (1)
University of Victoria (UVIC) No credit
Vancouver Island University (VIU) VIU KIN 2nd (1)

Course Offerings

Summer 2023