MaharaUK12 - Mahara for Beginners

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This is a presentation I gave at MaharaUK12. A short presentation on using Mahara as a beginner.

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MaharaUK12 - Mahara for Beginners

  1. 1. Mahara for BeginnersThomas W Bell - @thomaswbell88 + Implementation Manager @ TDM OSS + IT Professional Trainer & Assessor @ TDM Wyre Academy + Co-Author of “Mahara for Beginners”(~August 2012 publication)
  2. 2. @thomaswbell88
  3. 3. ..to think thought thinking.. Reflection! "You dont learn from experiences alone... ...most of the learning comes when you reflect on those experiences"
  4. 4. Whos it for?Its for learners..
  5. 5. Life-long learners Trainer Manager TechnologistTechnologist Artist Assessor Professional Job-seeker Rehabilitation Student
  6. 6. Creating your own learning journey Goal settingPersonal goals Agreed goals SMART plans
  7. 7. ProfileWho are you?!Introduce yourself.. How do I contact you? Phone, email, Skype?
  8. 8. Resume / CV Experiences Achievements Education Goals Interests
  9. 9. Reflection in Mahara Mahara Journal Discussions with peers
  10. 10. Pages / Collections Show off!Profile Info Achievements Resume / CV Photos Your goals / plans Documents Videos External Media Reflections External Info Notes CPD log
  11. 11. Pages / Collections Share with othersAccess Control
  12. 12. Friends / Groups Creating learning communities..Connect with PeersMessage them!Discuss in forums Socialise!GroupsCollaborate on PagesShare Pages
  13. 13. A few other things..Assessment in MaharaMobile Uploads – Android & iOSIntegration with other platformsPlugins to extend Maharas fucntionality
  14. 14. Lets go have a play.. :)
  15. 15. Some examples..An Assessor in training portfolio.. (ok.. its my portfolio)
  16. 16. Some examples..QCF (NVQ) Apprentices proving their competence by providing evidence..
  17. 17. Examples
  18. 18. Maharatraining available!
  19. 19. Medium – large scale managed implementations
  20. 20. Change Mahara to suit your organisation!
  21. 21. Thanks for listening! Come and chat for more info

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