Portfolio Introduction

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


Course Description
In this course students will gain an understanding of various types of portfolio design. They will develop the necessary skills to enable them to successfully assemble a portfolio that is representative of their educational and professional experience while at Douglas College.
Course Content
  1. Introduction to portfolio design
  • Types of portfolio to include:
    • Proficiency
    • Showcase
    • Professional
    • Process
    • Employment
    • Project
  • Introduction to portfolio methods
    • Inclusions
    • Theme development
    • Common features
    • Guiding principles
  • Collection of evidence
    • Relevant areas
    • Framework
    • Organization
  • Use of multimedia and the web
    • Video, slide, software
    • Electronic portfolio
    • Web-based portfolio
    Methods Of Instruction
    1. Lecture
    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 Douglas College evaluation policy regarding number and weighting of evaluations. For example, a course of three credits or more should have at least three separate evaluations.

    The following is presented as an example assessment format for this course:

    1. Assignments   1/3
    2. Major project  1/3
    3. Preparation and Participation  1/3

    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 portfolio course, the student shall be able to:

    1. Understand various types of portfolio design.
    2. Start the collection process of evidence that records the social, cognitive, emotional, creative, and physical performance development of the individual.
    3. Develop a framework that outlines the portfolio process.
    4. Access various multi-media and web applications and that will enhance portfolio development
    Textbook Materials

    Textbooks and Materials to be Purchased by Students:

    Will be decided by course instructors. Potential resources include:

    Custom portfolio course pack



    Enrollment in the Bachelor of Physical Education and Coaching Program


    No corequisite courses.


    No equivalent courses.

    Requisite for

    Course Guidelines

    Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.

    Course Transfers

    Institution Transfer Details Effective Dates
    Athabasca University (AU) No credit 2013/09/01 to -
    Coast Mountain College (CMTN) No credit 2013/09/01 to -
    College of the Rockies (COTR) No credit 2013/09/01 to -
    Columbia College (COLU) No credit 2013/09/01 to -
    Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) No credit 2013/09/01 to -
    Simon Fraser University (SFU) No credit 2013/09/01 to -
    Thompson Rivers University (TRU) No credit 2013/09/01 to -
    University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO) No credit 2012/09/01 to -
    University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV) No credit 2013/09/01 to -
    University of Northern BC (UNBC) No credit 2013/09/01 to -
    University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) UFV GE 2XX (1) 2013/09/01 to -
    University of Victoria (UVIC) No credit 2013/09/01 to -
    Vancouver Island University (VIU) VIU PHED 2nd (1) 2013/09/01 to -

    Course Offerings

    Winter 2021

    There aren't any scheduled upcoming offerings for this course.