Mahara: Portfolios for learning

Kristina Hoeppner (Catalyst) // @anitsirk // 30 April & 7 May 2019

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since 2006

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: 5 Cs

Create

Collect

Curate

Converse

Connect

Portfolio activities: 5 Cs

Create

Collect

Curate

Converse

Connect

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

revisited

feedback and mentoring ... was helpful

a highlight

Support

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

Examples

New in Mahara 19.04

Consolidation of people and group screens

Page header changes

Page header changes

Open links in a new window securely

Connect to Badgr

SmartEvidence editor

No unsubscribing from a forum

Forum post moderation

File attachments on forum posts

Info on upload person of a group, institution, site file

Isolated institutions

Bootstrap 4

Many more new features and bug fixes

User manual

Free downloads

Uni Waikato, Hamilton, 7 June 2019, tinyurl.com/kiwimug-june2019

Mahara: Portfolios for learning

By Kristina Hoeppner

Mahara: Portfolios for learning

Introduction to Mahara by Kristina Hoeppner (Catalyst), April / May 2019

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