Friday, January 20, 2012

Video - Create a Collaborative Digital Writing Portfolio

With the help of Steve Hargadon and Chris Dawson I recently discovered a neat feature in Scribd. In Scribd you can create public collections to which any Scribd user can add documents. As the creator of the collection you can moderate the submissions before they appear in your collection. I made a short screencast on how to do this. The screencast is embedded below.

Applications for Education
Creating a public collection in Scribd could be a good way to showcase examples of your students' best work. You can use the Scribd widgets to embed the entire collection into a blog or website or just direct people to the collection on Scribd itself.