What is Mahara™ eportfolio software ?
Mahara is a learner-centered eportfolio software that allows users to showcase their achievements and skills to different audiences. With built-in social networking features, users can create and maintain a list of "friends" in a safe and secure environment. Mahara can be used on its own or integrated with Moodle based online learning sites, allowing users to save their achievements in Moodle to their Mahara eportfolio. As a personalised learning space, users have control over what information they display, allowing them to create different "views" for different audiences. By using Mahara, you can effectively highlight your learning, skills, and development, and share them with others.
With built in social networking features users can create and maintain a list of 'friends' in a safe, closed, secure environment.
The purpose of Eportfolios and how Mahara can benefit you
An eportfolio, or electronic portfolio, is a digital collection of evidence that showcases an individual's learning, skills, and development. Eportfolios provide a way for learners to reflect on their own learning and share their achievements with others, such as teachers, employers, and professional associations.
Mahara is a learner-centered eportfolio software that allows users to create, maintain, and display their eportfolios in a safe and secure environment. With built-in social networking features, Mahara makes it easy for users to connect with others and share their eportfolios with different audiences.
Mahara eportfolio examples
Mahara eportfolios can be used in a variety of ways, depending on the needs and goals of the learner. Here are a few examples of how Mahara eportfolios can be used:
- Students can create a resume to showcase their skills and achievements to prospective employers.
- Teachers can use Mahara to provide feedback and support for student learning.
- Employees can use Mahara to document their professional development and competencies for appraisals and promotions.
How to use Mahara eportfolios
Using Mahara eportfolios is simple and straightforward. Here are the basic steps for creating and using a Mahara eportfolio:
- Log in to your Mahara account.
- Add evidence to your eportfolio, such as documents, images, videos, and hyperlinks.
- Create different "views" to organise and display your evidence for different audiences.
- Share your eportfolio with others using the built-in social networking features.
Overall, Mahara eportfolios provide a powerful tool for learners to reflect on their own learning and share their achievements with others. By using Mahara, you can effectively highlight your skills and development and showcase your learning to others.
Contact us to learn more about how Mahara can benefit you.
Get local support
Pukunui is a leading full-service LMS provider (Moodle platform) with a location in Australia (Perth and Sydney), Hong Kong (Sai Kung) and Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur). We offer hosting, support, development/customisation and integration, training and branding services, ensuring that the investment you have made in your elearning strategy is supported by a professional and skilful team. With a background in both the Education and IT sectors, Pukunui provide services to education & training institutions, corporate and government clients of all sizes both locally and internationally. We help to develop the core Moodle code and proudly promote it as a quality educational product.
Our head office is in Australia - Perth. Pukunui Technology was set up in 2000 to offer commercial services around the Moodle software package.
Up until recently we were a Moodle Partner, and continue to support the Moodle project with code and events.
Pukunui Limited was founded in Hong Kong in 2011 to cater to the growing demand for Moodle hosting and training in both Hong Kong and mainland China.
Hong Kong has a thriving Moodle community which we support by running regular user group meetings.
In 2013, Pukunui Sdn Bhd joined the Pukunui family. Pukunui Sdn Bhd was set up in Malaysia to service our Malaysian clients using the Moodle software, as well as clients in the Asia Pacific region.
Malaysia has a strong commitment to open source software.