Loyola University Chicago

Learning Portfolio Program

Center for Experiential Learning

Embedding Vs Uploading


Deciding whether to upload or embed files will have an impact on the appearance of the pages in your learning portfolio. We highly encourage you embed your learning artifacts into your learning portfolio.

Uploading artifacts will display as an attachment, which viewers will be required to click, download, and open in order to access. Uploaded files will appear like this:

Embedding artifacts will display as an interactive piece of your learning portfolio, which allows viewers to access without ever leaving your portfolio. Embedded files will appear like this, and the multimedia displayed be fully interactive:


For further assistance on embedding your learning artifacts, please visit our tutorial below: 

Embedding vs. Uploading

Note: Scribd only permits the use of original documents. Using articles or documents that are not your own is infringement of copyright and could lead to penalties.