Training Materials for UHI Mahara (v1)

There are PDFs and Youtube videos on this page which might help you get started with UHI Mahara.


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A Brief Introduction to Mahara

This video was initially produced for students on the ePortfolio pilot which was conducted in 2012.


Downloading and Uploading Documents

This video is intended for students on the ePortfolio pilot groups (Individual Achievement Map) who are required to download exercise and template files from Mahara, edit them and upload for sharing with tutors.


Publishing a Blog/Journal using UHI Mahara

Using Tags to Search

Backing Up a Journal/Blog

Please also see the associated PDF at the top right of this page


ePortfolio Submission

Creating a CV to Go

LIS Service Guide for Mahara

Quick Guide to Assembling a Virtual Exhibition in Mahara

The three videos below were assembled to give some ideas for using Mahara as a Virtual Exhibition tool.  The first video is a general introduction to Mahara and is almost 15 minutes long so you may want to skip that one if you've been using Mahara already.


General Overview of Mahara

First in series of three.


Mahara as a Virtual Exhibition tool

This one deals with zipping and uploading files to Mahara and placing images on pages.


Assembling a Virtual Exhibition

This video shows how you might create a 'portal' page within a group to bring students' pages together.