Welcome to your iFolio

by Adrian on May 22, 2014

Your iFolio is a school provided web space that you will use throughout your time at CDNIS. You will use your iFolio to define your learning goals, show your learning journey, reflect on your learning and how you have developed your Approaches to Learning skills, share your best work and celebrate your achievements.

Your iFolio, in time will provide a better picture of who you are as a learner and as an individual. You are therefore highly encouraged to personalize your iFolio. You can start off by selecting one of the 60+ themes available.

Before you start using your new iFolio, follow the steps below to change the ‘Home’ link within your navigation menu to point to your site:

1. Go to your Dashboard menu options (link will open in a new tab)

2. Expand the ‘Home’ menu item by clicking on the downward facing arrow

Home Menu

Change Home Menu Attribute

3. Append the URL to read http://sites.cdnis.edu.hk/students/your_student_number, where your student number is in the form of six digits e.g. 012345 (you can find your student number on your library card)

Home URL

Home URL Link

A final note, please bear in mind that your iFolio is a publicly accessible space, and ensure that the content you post and the language you use is appropriate.

Feel free to delete this post from your Dashboard once you have finished reading it!

Featured image used in this post by Nathan via Flickr Creative Commons

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Design Day “Say it with style”

by Adrian on October 30, 2014

Today was design day and we learned about our new summative assessment, creating comic on the book we are going to read. We were told to use the Adobe illustrator CC, but most of our adobe illustrator would not work. The illustrator is different from photoshop because photoshop uses pixels and illustrator uses vectors. I think that vectors are much better than pixels because it is much more high definition.  However I learnt that pixels would work better with photos and vectors are better with logos and others.

We also started a practice on  the adobe illustrator, we learnt about drawing lines. I thought that this was pretty hard because it was difficult to bend the lines on most of the lines. My computer would not work because i need to sign in but the guys fixing it was not here today. To catch up with the work, I looked at my friends, so i would know how to use it when it comes to the assuagement. Every single time we had a design cycle project, there is always a technology problem. This is getting annoying because it will really make you be hide and at the last minute you would have tons of work to do.

Not only learning about the adobe stuff, we also learnt about Gantt Charts. I understand how the chart works, but i don’t really like how it is pretty unorganised. Me and my groups start gantt chart assessment and chose task 2. When planning we had many different arguments about which stuff are appropriate to put down. As a conclusion taking us a long time to finish the easy task. I thought that including every little detail is the best ideal because there is always the chance for forgetting to do it.

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Unit 1 Questions of Inquiry

September 4, 2014

Factual: 1) What creates opportunities for entrepreneurs to start a business? I think that when the market demands a certain good it is a perfect time of a person to start a business. The reason is because you know there we be at least a descent amount of customers. When selling the produces to the […]

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Playing Test and Theory Test Reflection – Semester 2

June 4, 2014

For the playing test, I got a 10/10 for my song and a 9/10 for my scales. I never thought that I would get this score. I thought that because on the scales I messed up one note fore each expect for C major. I did not know that we had to play the really […]

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Criterion D Reflection

June 4, 2014

be engaged in class use their DW effectively participate band practice at home During class I usually engaged and answer questions, I answer theory questions and help others in class who are in need. I lost may practice diary but I practice 5 times a week for 20 min each time since I just passed […]

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Art Work (3 value sketches)

June 3, 2014

Picture 1: In this picture, I drew a monkey for my texture picture and I think that the eyes and the mouth is a little weird. I think next time I should make the mouth a little smaller so that it would be in proportion. Picture 2: The second picture I drew was the original […]

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