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    SCREENING AND CONVERSATION with Margaret Prescod, Founder, Black Coalition Fighting Back Serial Murders and host of “Sojourner Truth” on Pacifica Radio’s KPFK.
    Nana Gyamfi, Lawyer-Black Lives Matter, Black Coalition Fighting Back Serial Murders.

  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Oliver Payne, a Los Angeles-based artist. Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Kimberli Meyer trained as an architect and an artist, and has been the director of the MAK Center for Art and Architecture at the Schindler House in West Hollywood since 2002. She has initiated and curated many programs there, including the exhibitions How Many Billboards?

  • Industry Spotlight

    Oct 15| Special Event

    An advertising creative director for more than 25 years, Otis alumnus Josh Weltman was the Mad Men co-producer responsible for Don Draper's credibility as an advertising genius.

    Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at the hit series, plus hear key insights from Weltman's new book Seducing Strangers: How to Get People to Buy What You're Selling.

  • Please join the Digital Media Department for a lecture by  Alina Chau.
    Chau is an Animator, Illustrator and Storyboard artist who has worked with Lucasfilm Animation, Technicolor Interactive Services, and Electronic Arts.  
    Alina Chau received her MFA from the University of California, Los Angeles. She spent over a decade working in the animation industry. Her most notable credit is on LucasFilm’s Emmy Award Winning program, “Star Wars: The Clone Wars.”
  • Otis Fine Arts hosts a Visiting Artist lecture series featuring Yutaka Makino. He lives and works in Berlin.  Read more about him here.
    Contact: Soo Kim, skim@otis.edu
  • Susan Choi’s first novel, The Foreign Student, won the Asian-American Literary Award for fiction, and her second novel, American Woman, was a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize. Her most recent novel, A Person of Interest, was a finalist for the 2009 PEN/Faulkner Award. With David Remnick she co-edited the anthology Wonderful Town: New York Stories from The New Yorker. A recipient of fellowships from the NEA and the Guggenheim Foundation, and in 2010, the inaugural winner of the PEN/W.G. Sebald Award, Choi lives in Brooklyn.


Share / Access Course e-Portfolios

Step-By-Step Instructions for Sharing + Accessing a Course e-Portfolio in O-Space


A course ePortfolio is created by a faculty member as a way to share digital course content with students. In many ways it is similar to creating a custom website for the course. It allows for more custom design and multi-media functionality than the CMS.


Faculty Top Tips

When creating a course ePortfolio . . .

  • Remember, students do NOT automatically have access like the CMS. You need to add them to the ePortfolio. See below.
  • For the title include "YEAR + SEMESTER + CLASS TITLE + FACULTY NAME" to keep your ePortfolios organized as well as make it easy for students to recognize.


Faculty: Share a Course e-Portfolio 

  • Log into O-Space
  • Go to your course listed under the gray heading "My Courses"
  • Select the "ePortfolio" tab
  • Select "Add ePortfolio"

Add ePortfolio Button

O-Space Help Add ePortfolio to CMS

  • Since you have already created the course ePortfolio, go to the bottom "Search by Name"
  • Enter the title of your ePortfolio and select "Search"

Note: If you have not created a course e-Portfolio, enter a title and follow prompted steps. 

  • Select the correct ePortfolio
  • Select "Add"
  • You now determine user access

O-Space Help Select Student Level

  • From the drop down menu under "Students", select appropriate level of access

Note: The template option does not apply when giving students access to a course e-Portfolio. 

  • Select "Save"
  • Your students have now been collectively added to your course ePortfolio.

Note: Students will see the e-Portfolio on their own log in screen.


Go here for more information on adjusting ePortfolio view/permission settings.

Students: Access a Course e-Portfolio

You have three options for accessing a course ePortfolio.


Users can "subscribe" to topics in courses and communities as well as to ePortfolios. Once a user has "subscribed", they will be automatically emailed every time new content is added to that topic, that topic is modified, or new replies to the topic are posted.

  • To SUBSCRIBE simply click on the Subscribe link.
  • To UNSUBSCRIBE click on the Unscribe link.

To manage all of your subscriptions, click on the "SUBSCRIPTIONS LINK" in the top menu.

O-Space Help Subscriptions Option



When you log into O-Space, underneath the top gray heading "My ePortfolios" you will see the directory icon and title of the course ePortfolio. Select the course ePortfolios.



When you log into O-Space, underneath the gray heading "My Courses" you will see the course listed. Select the course  and then select the "ePortfolios" tab. The course ePortfolio will be listed as a link you can select to access.