Using Mahara ePortfolio for student assessment

Have you thought about using Mahara for student assessment? This easy-to-use portfolio is a great tool for students to write reflections and evidence activities and experience. Mahara can be used for many different portfolio purposes, such as study, professional development, work-integrated learning, assessment, showcase and presentation, and employability. Mahara can be used with individual or… Read more » about Using Mahara ePortfolio for student assessment

Does Mahara need gamification?

There was a very interesting paper presented today at the eLEOT conference in Dublin by Monisa Abdul Wahab, co-authored with Mike Joy, of Warwick University . The topic was whether student engagement and motivation in the use of e-portfolios could be raised by introducing aspects of gaming.  The widespread use of Mahara at BU made… Read more » about Does Mahara need gamification?