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Portfolio Exit

Course Code: SPSC 4211
Faculty: Science & Technology
Department: Sport Science
Credits: 1.0
Semester: 15
Learning Format: Seminar, Field Experience
Typically Offered: TBD. Contact Department Chair for more info.
course overview

At the end of this course students will have assembled a complete portfolio representative of their educational and professional journey. The student will have an opportunity to share and showcase their portfolio to peers, faculty and potential community leaders.

Course Content

  1. Portfolio design
    • Define type
    • Theme defined
    • Features outlined
    • Organizational components
  2. Core Competencies/Inclusions
    • Guiding Principles
      • Mission, values, goals, and philosophy
    • Relevant areas
      • Congruent to educational and professional pathway
    • Variety
    • Organization
  3. Content navigation
    • Table of contents
    • Reflective Journaling
    • Descriptive Information
  4. Portfolio Presentation
    • Electronic Portfolio
    • Highlights
    • Target Audience

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 based on the following components of assessment.

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 are presented as sample assessment formats for this course:

  1. Assignments
  2. Major project
  3. Preparation and Participation
  4. Final Presentation

Students must attend all scheduled seminars (meetings) and achieve at least a ‘mastery’ level competency (70%) on all assignments, the major project, and complete a final presentation to receive credit for this course.  

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Using the framework developed in SPSC 2211 (Portfolio Introduction) successfully assemble a portfolio representative of their social, cognitive, emotional, creative, and physical performance development within their educational journey.
  2. Present their portfolio in an electronic format to peers, faculty, and community leaders following a theme representative of their educational and professional journey.
  3. Use appropriate multi-media software to enhance the finished portfolio product.
  4. Extend their portfolio towards future professional/educational pathway goals.

course prerequisites

SPSC 2211, SPSC 3101, SPSC 3201

curriculum 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 schedule and availability
course transferability

Below shows how this course and its credits transfer within the BC transfer system. 

A course is considered university-transferable (UT) if it transfers to at least one of the five research universities in British Columbia: University of British Columbia; University of British Columbia-Okanagan; Simon Fraser University; University of Victoria; and the University of Northern British Columbia.

For more information on transfer visit the BC Transfer Guide and BCCAT websites.


If your course prerequisites indicate that you need an assessment, please see our Assessment page for more information.