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Mahara Electronic Portfolios. Kenneth Taira March 30, 2011. In her blog, 21 Things That Will Be Obsolete by 2020, Tina Barseghian notes that things like AP Tests and SAT tests will be disappearing to be supplanted by E-Portfolios as a more accurate way of assessing a student.

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Mahara electronic portfolios

Mahara Electronic Portfolios

Kenneth Taira

March 30, 2011


Why e portfolios

  • In her blog, 21 Things That Will Be Obsolete by 2020, Tina Barseghian notes that things like AP Tests and SAT tests will be disappearing to be supplanted by E-Portfolios as a more accurate way of assessing a student.

    • http://mindshift.kqed.org/2011/03/21-things-that-will-be-obsolete-by-2020

Why E-Portfolios


Why e portfolios1

  • A student will take more pride and put more effort in his/her work if she may show it to potential employers later

  • Better reflective learning component

  • An E-Portfolio is the best representation of their work and should show the totality of their education.

Why E-Portfolios


Why mahara

  • Open source

  • Can have graphics, video, blogs, documents, etc.

  • Students can download their e-portfolio and place it on another server

Why Mahara


Mahara terms

  • An artifact is a picture, video, document, etc. that you can upload

  • A view consists of a drag-and-drop web page of artifacts.

  • You can create many different views for others to see and control who sees what view.

Mahara Terms


Logging into demo accounts

  • Go to http://moodle.caprica.com

  • Sign-in with user demo1, demo2, demo3, or demo4

  • Password is oilers

  • Click on link to Mahara

  • Some basic examples for art class can be viewed.

Logging into Demo Accounts


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