My Portfolio:

Welcome!

Welcome to the Mahara version of my e-portfolio. I am exploring the capabilities of using this system to maintain electronic portfolios as part of my research on implementation of online electronic portfolio systems.   

The Journal Entries here are just a demonstration of how you can insert blog [announcements] entries into a portfolio first page. My real blog is located here: http://blog,helenbarrett.org/

Every portfolio has a purpose. My purpose for developing this portfolio is to show my skills in developing an electronic portfolio using any number of tools. After reviewing all of my artifacts (see my Portfolio at a Glance) I found five general categories of competencies: 

  • Writing & Assessment Competency (My Publications)
  • Electronic Portfolio Competency - Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • Digital Storytelling Competency - Digital Video Editing Skills
  • TechnologyCompetency - Multimedia & Web Page Authoring Skills
  • Teaching & Instructional Design Competency - Presentations

 

Impressions of Mahara

I wrote a reflection in the first version of my portfolio (my first Collection). I want to use the tool more, to figure out how this tool fits my model of Interactive Portfolios. This is very interesting!

 

portfolio, reflection, tools

Posted by Helen Barrett on 07 March 2012, 6:17 AM | Comments (0)

Beginning Mahara

I found this link from Allison Miller and Eportfolios Community of Practice on my Facebook account. I think it is time for me to learn Mahara! This service limits file storage to 50 MB. But I will be using my cloud storage for all on my artifacts. It will be interesting to try out this service.

I guess there is another free Mahara hosting service, Foliospaces which offers a Premium upgrade for $40/year (up to 2 GB storage).  

 

open source, portfolio

Posted by Helen Barrett on 06 March 2012, 10:53 PM

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Sigi Jakob

Hi Helen,

just came across your ePortfolio MAHARA collection and I am very happy we got your excellent work also on Mahara now. I am the German Mahara Garnny - that's how the network calls me and I have always referred to your excellent work on ePortfolios. I love your TED talk about ePortfolio that needs to be social and it has helped me a lot explain  the purpose of working with ePortfolios.

I have been working with Mahara since 2006 when the European MOSEP project was piloted and I did the German pilot, working myself through the bulky wiki and figuring out how to use it for school settings ;-) .  I aslo like your !I am retired but rewired" which is my situation too, retired but still travelling in Europe on Mahara Mission ;-) . Thank you for all your precious work!

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