Mahara as a Learning Portfolio

What are Learning portfolios? (5 mins 37 secs)

"A learning portfolio allows the learner to collect, select, reflect and present evidence of their learning journey over time--be it electronic or otherwise--which can be used for development, presentation and/or assessment"

University of Guelph


Mahara can help you demonstrate your learner journey via a variety of different tools:

  • Journal to capture reflections and experiences during or shortly after an event
  • Files area to store documents and artefacts
  • CV area to record academic and CPD courses, goals and achievements
  • Plans to set-out and manage your journey

These are all private to you, however you can display a selection of these elements via a page.

Mahara basics:

What is Mahara?

What is Mahara?

Mahara as a Learning Portfolio

Navigating Mahara

Navigating Mahara

Pages in Mahara

Pages in Mahara

Collections of your work

Collections of your work

Your Profile page

Your Profile page

Presenting your evidence

Presenting your evidence

Reflective Journals

Reflective Journals

Mobile Mahara

Mobile Mahara

Online Study Groups

Online Study Groups

Sharing and Publishing your work

Sharing and Publishing your work

Have a go!

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