Self-Paced with Assignments and Personalized Feedback

Don't just build a website, build a portfolio with a purpose!

  • Build Your Portfolio

    Get expert insights from our Chief of Awesomeness and walk away with an online published portfolio and your own custom domain. Show prospective employers you got the goods to build a website with a purpose.

  • Assignments

    Enter the "No quiz" zone and get personalized feedback on your portfolio sample. Quizzes don't lead to learning, but creating work samples and improving them with feedback certainly does. Complete progressive assignments to achieve your portfolio goals.

  • Job Station Community

    Get access to our Job Station, a digital chat where peers and facilitators give you feedback on your resume and portfolio development. Become an eLauncher and learn what it really means to be an adult learner.

What do you learn here?

Learn how to create a website strategically aligned to your brand building and job hunting needs. Working in higher ed and enterprise environments is different than branding yourself as a freelancer. Therefore, this course addresses sound strategies to meet your target audience.

  • Evaluate the benefits of paid versus free portfolio options.

  • Create a purpose-driven portfolio and publish it online for the world to see.

  • Customize your portfolio with your own domain and interactive samples.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

    • How to use this course

    • A message from your instructor

    • Important Information

    • Before we begin...

  • 2

    Let's get started!

    • Building a Portfolio for Your Target Audience

    • Paid and Free Portfolio Options

    • Assignment 1: Choose Your Portfolio Path

  • 3

    Creating a Portfolio for FREE

    • Working with Google Sites

    • Designing Your Homepage

    • Adding Pages to Your Portfolio

    • Making Your Portfolio Public to the World

    • Assignment 2: Show us your homepage!

    • Assignment 3: Show us your About page!

    • Getting Your Custom Domain with Google Domains

    • Buying Your Domain

    • Domain Name Settings and Propagation

  • 4

    Next Steps...

    • Congrats! Get Your Certificate of Awesomeness

    • Before you go...


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Chief of Awesomeness

Alexander Salas

Alexander Salas an award-winning learning experience designer, eLearning expert and Chief of Awesomeness at eLearning Launch is the online academy for aspiring instructional designers offering self-paced and live cohort learning experiences with personalized feedback. He specializes in the integration of instructional science with popular authoring tools, custom web design, game design, virtual and augmented realities for L&D purposes. Among his professional achievements, Alex is certified as CPTD, CompTIA CTT+, A+, Microsoft Certified Professional and Agile ScrumMaster. He was a designer of learning programs for Fortune 100 companies such as Centene Corporation, Philips and Dell Technologies. Alex is a regular speaker and contributor at major ATD, Learning Guild and Training Magazine conferences and publications.