The Portfolio Plan

Thesis Statement and Purpose
By creating a personal portfolio website, I will gain an advantage over competitors when looking for a job, seeking an internship, and applying for graduate school.

Goals:
1. To learn and gain experience using WordPress as a content management system; and

2. Create a portfolio website that will assist me in reaching my educational and professional goals.

Timeline:

11/7/2010
Pick out the name of the site
Decide who the audience is
Make “wish list” of content

11/14/2010
Set up a WP account
Finalize content plan
Begin gathering materials for portfolio
Update blog re: timeline

11/21/2010
Finish gathering materials for portfolio
Choose a design for the site
Begin constructing pages

11/28/2010
Continue working on design
Begin filling in content

12/5/2010
Continue filling in content
Start making final edits

12/12/2010
Complete assignment

Measurable Outcomes:
1. I will have enough WordPress knowledge and experience to help rebuild my employer’s website.
 
2. I will have created a portfolio site with at least three pages – a homepage, a resume, and a portfolio page.

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