Mahara: Curate learning

Kristina Hoeppner (Catalyst) // @anitsirk // 9/22 May 2018

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Folio thinking

... is a process of engaging in the collection, organization, reflection and connection that leads to a person’s ability to speak intelligently and concisely (i.e. tell stories) about one’s learning experiences, what they mean and their value, and how the experiences relate one to each other.

Portfolio activities: 4 Cs





Inspired by Mandia Mentis (Massey University); illustrated by Evonne Cheung (Catalyst)

The portfolio as a museum

Inspired by Hazel Owen (Ethos Consultancy NZ); illustrated by Evonne Cheung (Catalyst)

The portfolio as a performance

the point at which I realised


feedback and mentoring ... was helpful

a highlight

Used with permission from Defence Academy for the UK at Cranfield University

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The process of curating the connected collection - making meaning through reflection and thereby developing deeper, more intentional identities as learners - requires thoughtful student action guided by well-informed faculty and staff and supported by a broad coalition of college stakeholders.

Eynon & Gambino 2017

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Mahara: Curate learning

By Kristina Hoeppner

Mahara: Curate learning

Introduction to Mahara by Kristina Hoeppner (Catalyst), May 2018

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