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This post is not an endorsement–paid or otherwise–for Adobe® Acrobat® Pro. Rather, it describes the building of my first Acrobat® Pro portfolio.
Step One: Scanning Documents
I needed artifacts to put into the portfolio. Fortunately I had handouts related to some research I am doing. Using a scanner attached to a Mac allowed me to practice both scanning and Mac navigation.
Step Two: Creating the Portfolio
Before the Commons had Acrobat Pro, I had listened to a webinar on using Acrobat Pro for portfolios. I created a base container (portfolio) and added my scanned documents from Step One.
Step Three: Making Comments and Annotations
Portfolios involve feedback. In the absence of another party I chose a document I am planning to re-work and made notes to myself. Acrobat Pro options include highlighting, text annotation, and voice annotation. To save memory I only used highlighting and text, though I would love to try voice.
Step Four: Sharing
Portfolios also involve sharing. As with most PDF documents you can attach the portfolio to an email. If you prefer to send a link, you can do so via Adobe® SendNow Online.
You can view my portfolio in a post on my other blog, Mo’s Library Learning. Next week I’ll share the reflective work I have done with this portfolio.