This is one of many help and support pages that are available about the University of Nottingham's Moodle online learning environment. If you have any questions or queries concerning Moodle then contact information is at the bottom of this one-page sheet. Please browse or use the SEARCH box below.
You can access Mahara at http://mahara.nottingham.ac.uk/
Just use your standard UoN credentials to log-on.
Mahara’s core functionality can be divided into 3 main areas.
Or as http://mahara.nottingham.ac.uk/ puts it, Mahara can help you to
- Organise your learning
- Showcase your skills and achievements
- Connect with others on your course
Here’s the link to the main help page for Mahara at UoN:
In particular you may find the Quick guide to getting started - Hands-on Training Activities word document on that page useful
The page also has a few videos on there, including some created by Judith Wayte (thank you Judith).
Further, more specific help is available here: http://mahara.nottingham.ac.uk/view/view.php?id=10492
There’s also the ePortfolio Community of Practice at http://mahara.nottingham.ac.uk/group/view.php?id=16
Setting up groups
In addition, here’s some specific guidance on setting up groups: http://workspace.nottingham.ac.uk/display/ISLT/Mahara+Groups#
Mahara's 'official' current on-line user manual: http://manual.mahara.org/en/1.8/