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You can access Mahara at http://mahara.nottingham.ac.uk/

Just use your standard UoN credentials to log-on.

About Mahara

Mahara’s core functionality can be divided into 3 main areas.

  • Workspace
  • Showcase
  • Networking

 

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

Using Mahara

Here’s the link to the main help page for Mahara at UoN:  

http://mahara.nottingham.ac.uk/view/view.php?id=1335

In particular you may find the Quick guide to getting started - Hands-on Training Activities word document on that page useful

http://mahara.nottingham.ac.uk/artefact/file/download.php?file=4260&view=1335

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#

More help

Mahara's 'official' current on-line user manual: http://manual.mahara.org/en/1.8/

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