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Mahara: your personal e-portfolio. By: Laura Orozco Wellington, New Zealand Instead of carrying messy binders around or making paper copies of your work, Mahara, which integrates perfectly with Moodle, is an open source and social learning web application that allows you to set up your digital identity and show it to others.

Mahara: your personal e-portfolio

When Mahara started out in 2006, it was a joint venture between a number of universities in New Zealand who wanted to create a personal learning environment that integrates with their base LMS. ePortfolios & Open Badges Maturity Matrix. July 2nd saw the first public presentation of the ePortfolios & Open Badges Maturity Matrix, one of the outcomes of the Europortfolio initiative (www.europortfolio.org).

ePortfolios & Open Badges Maturity Matrix

This post reports some of the ideas that were presented during this webinar. Maturity matrix.pdf. 6. ePortfolios 7. ePortfolios — Technologies.

maturity matrix.pdf

Matrix.png (PNG Image, 1040 × 729 pixels) - Scaled (98%) Teresa MacKinnon sur Twitter : "working with #eportfolios in the #midlands ? let's get together for a MUM! #mahara user group, scan QR code now! New learning tool, and thoughts on lifelong learning. In my spare (non-UAL) time I have been developing an application which is a cross between a creative note-taking tool, an authoring tool, and a personal knowledge base.

New learning tool, and thoughts on lifelong learning

I would be interested in discussing potential educational applications of the software with tutors, lecturers or other educators. Or anyone else. Please get in touch if you’re interested! The app, which is unnamed as yet (suggestions?) What's in the future of Mahara? Using Mahara in language learning. Posted on 22 April 2014.

Using Mahara in language learning

Tags: e-portfolio, language learning, Mahara, Teresa MacKinnon, University of Warwick Language learning is a long process that requires commitment and reflection. Learning a language alongside studying for a degree can be particularly demanding, especially if your main subject of study is unrelated to languages. The Language Centre at the University of Warwick offers an institution wide language programme to all students. This provides an opportunity to measure performance against the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, mainly through summative assessments.

Against this background the Language Centre decided to award credit for students who could show they had reflected upon the process of language learning and make their learning journey explicit. Mahara access is integrated through the Languages@Warwick moodle-based platform and linked through a network server block on the relevant course pages. E-language - e-portfolios. Mise en œuvre du ePortfolio Mahara dans le cadre d’un master en alternance - Centre d'Enseignement Multimédia Universitaire (C.E.M.U.) Université de Caen Basse-Normandie.

Mise en œuvre du ePortfolio Mahara dans le cadre d’un master en alternance.

Mise en œuvre du ePortfolio Mahara dans le cadre d’un master en alternance - Centre d'Enseignement Multimédia Universitaire (C.E.M.U.) Université de Caen Basse-Normandie

European Network of ePortfolio Experts & Practitioners. SCILT > S1-S3 > Sample approaches > Transition from Primary to Secondary. SCILT now has its own European Language Portfolio (ELP) for Scottish primary pupils and it has been registered with the Council of Europe.

SCILT > S1-S3 > Sample approaches > Transition from Primary to Secondary

OcTEL 2014. Recording and Slides - UK Chapter Webinar. The first meeting of the UK Chapter of Europortfolio – in the form on an online webinar – took place on 7th May with support from the Centre for Recording Achievement (CRA) and Jisc.

Recording and Slides - UK Chapter Webinar

Three short presentations – from Sarah Chesney on ‘user perspectives’, Shane Sutherliand on ‘technological possibilities’ and Peter Hartley on the ‘research agenda’, provided a context for discussion and served to emphasise that many of the issues in respect of effective implementation are not UK specific but are likely to be interest and relevance to the wide Europortfolio community. This webinar, jointly convened by the CRA and Jisc, provided an opportunity for UK practitioners to 1.Learn more about the Europortfolio project, an EU funded network of eportfolio experts and practitioners www.europortfolio.eu . European Network of ePortfolio Experts & Practitioners. Centre for Recording Achievement. Mobile Access and Apps: Maharadroid for Android.

MaharaDroid enables Android phones to share or upload content to a Mahara.

Mobile Access and Apps: Maharadroid for Android

There are two versions available The Solent version has been updated to support offline working and synching, journals, tags and descriptions. Download here. You will need to allow app installation from unknown sources to install as it is on Solent's servers. The older official public version is available from Google Play store and allows upload of photos. Setting up the Solent version of Maharadroid: Newsletter (ISSN 2230-4045) Welcome to the April 2014 edition of the Mahara Newsletter.

Newsletter (ISSN 2230-4045)

We have lots of stories to share with you this time, and they come from around the world: Australia, UAE, Ethopia, France, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Slovenia, Spain, the UK, and the USA. So settle into your chair and make yourself comfortable. The next newsletter will be published on 1 July 2014, and you can send articles to newsletter@mahara.org. Home - Savvyfolio.net. Savvyfolio.net is a subscription-based ePortfolio service offered to education and training organizations by Learning Agents Inc., an award-winning e-learning solutions company. Savvyfolio.net is built on the proven Mahara ePortfolio platform, used by educators worldwide. Our servers are located in Canada. An ePortfolio is a digitized collection of evidence that demonstrates skills and learning. Over half of today’s employers use social networking sites to research job candidates, so your learners need to be ready to put their best foot forward in person and online.

Why The Brain Benefits From Reflection In Learning. Why The Brain Benefits From Reflection In Learning by Judy Willis M.D., M.Ed., radteach.com Executive function stimulation: include questions in homework and tests that require mathematics communication. In addition to showing the steps used to solve a problem, when students are asked to explain their thinking and why they selected a procedure or what similar mathematics they related to when solving the problem, they are using more executive function. This process engages the mental manipulation of metacognition, thought organization, concise consolidation of knowledge, deductive and inductive thinking. Activities That Reach Executive Function.

Eportfolio showcase hd. Mahara UK Conference 2013: guest post by Jim Judges. The academic technology team at Warwick is just starting to explore what we might do with Mahara, and looking to experienced users like Teresa McKinnon and Jo Trowsdale for ideas. Academic technologist team member Jim Judges went along to the Mahara UK conference in July to look at how people are making use of the software. He provided me with this write-up then signed off for the long hot summer. He’s back at work this week so to welcome him back, I’m posting his report as a guest post here. Mahara UK Conference – Birmingham 4th & 5th July 2013 (see conference website for background), Mahara UK Conference 2013: guest post by Jim Judges. MoodleMoot 2013 - Bordeaux. Resources on e-portfolios.

A report on e-portfolios : design features, uses, benefits, examples & emerging trends. Student led e-Portfolio training sessions at Angus College. TEDxASB - Helen Barrett - 2/25/10. A Balanced Approach to E-Portfolios. E-Learning | Q&A A Balanced Approach to E-Portfolios An e-portfolio pioneer discusses the value that e-portfolios provide in the K-12 learning environment, what's holding them back in the age of standardized assessments, and which tools teachers can use to improve the effectiveness of e-portfolios in their classrooms. By Bridget McCrea10/24/12 In 1991, long before the term "e-portfolio" was being used in the educational space, Helen Barrett began dabbling with the idea of creating online repositories where students could store, manipulate, share, reflect upon, and archive the work that they were doing in school.

That exploration led to a grant that Barrett, who was a part-time professor at the University of Alaska Anchorage at the time, used to experiment with a concept that would eventually become known as the electronic portfolio, or "e-portfolio. " Mahara 1.2 E-Portfolios: Beginner's Guide Book & eBook. Mahara is a user-centred environment with a permissions framework that enables different views of an e-portfolio to be easily managed. These views helps you display your artefacts – text files, spreadsheets, images, and videos – in a way you choose and to the people you want.

You can also create online communities and social networks through groups, blogs, and forums. Being a novice, you will need a quick and easy implementation guide to set up your feature-rich digital portfolio. Where is reflection in the learning process? Course: Creating Student e-Portfolios with Google Sites. What are the advantages or disadvantages of portfolio assessment. #Edchat 05 – 24 – 2011 – 18:00 CET 12 PM EST.