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* Login to myPlymouth [http://my.plymouth.edu] * Select the MYCOURSES tab and the myCourses window appears. * In the right column of the window, in the _myLearning_ section, click on MAHARA (EPORTFOLIO) You will now be looking at your Mahara Dashboa...
Watch this video to learn the difference between the DASHBOARD, PROFILE PAGE, AND PORTFOLIO PAGE, and why it is important. OR HERE ARE DESCRIPTIONS ABOUT THE IMPORTANT PORTFOLIO PAGES. When you start your Portfolio page, you will have two pages (dash...
TAKE A MINUTE TO GET FAMILIAR WITH THE CONTENT SECTION BY WATCHING THE BRIEF VIDEO ABOVE. OR HERE IS A BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE CONTENT SECTION. The CONTENT section is where you upload all of you files and artifacts to place in your portfolio pages. T...
 WATCH THIS VIDEO TO LEARN HOW TO EMBED A PDF FILE INTO YOUR EPORTFOLIO PAGE.  OR  HERE IS HOW TO USE THE PDF BLOCK * Login to MYPLYMOUTH [HTTP://MY.PLYMOUTH.EDU/] * Select the MYCOURSES tab and the myCourses window appears. * In the right ...
This video will show you how to join the Tenure and Promotion Candidates group in Mahara. It is an introduction to the e-portfolio that has important information for faculty members who are promotion or tenure eligible. So joining this group can be very h...
On January 13, 2017, PSU upgraded Mahara e-Portfolio System to provide visual improvements and bug fixes. The appearance has changed to some extent but you will not see any alterations in the functionality. Below are a number of significant changes. C...
TAKE A MINUTE TO GET FAMILIAR WITH THE PORTFOLIO SECTION BY  [HTTP://KALTURA-KAF-URI.COM/BROWSEANDEMBED/INDEX/MEDIA/ENTRYID/1_2M1O6TUY/SHOWDESCRIPTION/FALSE/SHOWTITLE/FALSE/SHOWTAGS/FALSE/SHOWDURATION/FALSE/SHOWOWNER/FALSE/SHOWUPLOADDATE/FALSE/PLAYERSIZE/...
WATCH THIS VIDEO TO LEARN HOW TO CREATE YOUR EPORTFOLIO PAGE, AND ADD FILES AND FOLDERS. OR A DESCRIPTION ON HOW TO CREATE A NEW EPORTFOLIO PAGE AND USE THE BLOCK OPTIONS. * Login to MYPLYMOUTH [HTTP://MY.PLYMOUTH.EDU/] * Select the MYCOURSES t...
ADDING VIDEO FROM YOUTUBE 1. First navigate to the video you would like to embed in your portfolio. 2. Right click the video and click "Copy embed code" 3. Go to your mahara 4. Click the Porfolio tab, then click "pages" and go to the page you woul...
ONCE YOU HAVE COMPLETED YOUR P&T E-PORTFOLIO AND IT IS READY FOR YOUR COMMITTEE'S REVIEW THEN YOU MUST SUBMIT IT. BE AWARE THAT ONCE YOU SUBMIT YOUR P&T E-PORTFOLIO, YOU CANNOT MAKE ANY CHANGES.   TO SUBMIT YOU E-PORTFOLIO: * Once logged into Mahara,...
TAKE A MINUTE TO GET FAMILIAR WITH THE PROFILE AND PROFILE PICTURES PORTIONS OF THE CONTENT SECTION BY  [HTTP://KALTURA-KAF-URI.COM/BROWSEANDEMBED/INDEX/MEDIA/ENTRYID/1_2M1O6TUY/SHOWDESCRIPTION/FALSE/SHOWTITLE/FALSE/SHOWTAGS/FALSE/SHOWDURATION/FALSE/SHOWO...
WHAT IS MAHARA?  MAHARA IS A FULLY FEATURED WEB APPLICATION TO BUILD YOUR DIGITAL PORTFOLIO. YOU CAN CREATE JOURNALS, UPLOAD FILES, EMBED SOCIAL MEDIA RESOURCES FROM THE WEB AND COLLABORATE WITH OTHER USERS IN GROUPS. HOW DO I USE IT?  BELOW IS AN OVERVI...
TO ADD FILES: * Gather the information you'd like to include in your PORTFOLIO PAGE(S) in digital format. * Click on the CONTENT tab. * Click on FILES sub-tab * Upload files by checking the UPLOAD FILE box and * Click the CHOOSE FILES button. ...
HERE IS HOW YOU CAN UPLOAD THE EXTERNAL REVIEWS FOR A P&T CANDIDATE: * If not already logged into Mahara; login to Mahara * Login to myPlymouth [http://my.plymouth.edu/] * Select the MYCOURSES tab and the myCourses window appears.In the right colu...
WATCH THIS VIDEO TO LEARN HOW TO ADD IMAGES, PDF AND CHANGE THE LAYOUT.   If you are interested in a specific topic here are the time stamps. 00:51 - Adding Images 02:06 - Image Gallery 03:01 - Adding PDF files 03:30 - Changing Layout OR HOW TO ...
WATCH THIS VIDEO TO LEARN HOW TO CREATE NOTES (TEXT BOXES) ON YOUR EPORTFOLIO PAGE. HOW TO USE THE TABLE OF CONTENTS: Above in the upper left corner (three lines) is the _TABLE OF CONTENTS_ of the video.  Click the three lines and you can find a specifi...
Upload your Review file first by follow these instructions (THIS SHOULD BE COMPLETED BEFORE SUBMITTING REVIEW) * You would go into a candidate's group by logging into Mahara * On right side of the dashboard screen, click P&T GROUP FOR
Once you have logged onto Mahara follow these steps: * Click on the "Content" title * Click on the "Files" sub-title * Find duplicate files by scrolling down through the list of files * Click the "Trash Can" icon next to the file you want delete...
TO MAKE AN IMAGE A HYPERLINK: Go to the Portfolio Page and click the edit button. When you are on the Edit Content page of your portfolio: * Drag a NOTE block to the portfolio page (found under the GENERAL tab on left menu) * Under the BLOCK CONTE...
COPYING A TEMPLATE If your instructor has requested that you copy a template of a Portfolio Page or Collection, you will need the NAME OF THE PORTFOLIO PAGE OR COLLECTION. IF YOU NEED TO COPY A TEMPLATE FOR A TEACHER PREPARATION PROGRAM, CLICK THIS LIN...
TO INSERT A BLOG INTO A MAHARA PAGE, YOU MUST FIRST FIND THE RSS FEED. TO FIND THE FEED: * Once you find the RSS Feed from your browser * Copy the RSS url by clicking on the link and copying the url at the destination page. BACK IN MAHARA * Clic...
* LOGIN to Mahara * On right side of the screen under the title "My Groups", click P&T GROUP FOR * Under the Group pages, click on CANDIDATE REVIEW BY EVALUATORS * Now you can VIEW ANY OF THE REVIEWS
Click here [http://screencast.com/t/m5aQzqzh5D] to view a video on how to join the P&T for candidate's group page.
TAKE A MINUTE TO GET FAMILIAR WITH THE JOURNAL, RESUME, PLANS & NOTES PORTIONS OF THE CONTENT SECTION BY  [HTTP://KALTURA-KAF-URI.COM/BROWSEANDEMBED/INDEX/MEDIA/ENTRYID/1_2M1O6TUY/SHOWDESCRIPTION/FALSE/SHOWTITLE/FALSE/SHOWTAGS/FALSE/SHOWDURATION/FALSE/SHO...
WHAT IS AN EPORTFOLIO? A powerful one-stop interactive resource to exhibit your accomplishments, experiences, interests, and professional development with anyone you want, including colleagues or peers, instructors, and employers or potential employers. ...
* Once logged into Mahara, here is how: * Login to MYPLYMOUTH [HTTP://MY.PLYMOUTH.EDU/] * Select the MYCOURSES tab and the myCourses window appears. * In the right column of the window, in the _myLearning_ section, click on MAHARA (EPORTFO...
Upload a video you created into Kaltura * Log into "MYPLYMOUTH" * Click on "MYCOURSES" * Click "KALTURA" under "ACADEMIC TECHNOLOGY TOOLS" within the "MYLEARING" channel * Click on "MY MEDIA" in the "NAVIGATION" block * Click the "ADD NEW" but...
  * Take control of your learning and achievements and make it visible. * Impress your instructor by creating an interactive multimedia project.  * Map your learning - organize and link to assignments, visually show your presentations, etc. over t...
* Click COLLECTIONS under the Portfolio tab * Click the MENU icon  next to the collection name * On left side of screen, click the CHECKBOX to right of the page name you want to add into the collection * Click ADD PAGES button * Under “Pages Alr...
To upload a PowerPoint into Mahara, you can use GOOGLEAPPS BLOCK TYPE  * UPLOAD your PowerPoint presentation to Google Docs * Click SHARE BUTTON in upper right side * Select "ANYONE WITH THE LINK CAN VIEW" option * Click COPY LINK button * Cli...
* Click COLLECTIONS under the Portfolio tab * Click NEW COLLECTION button on the upper right * Fill in the COLLECTION NAME * Click NEXT: EDIT COLLECTION PAGES button on the bottom of page * On left side of screen, click the CHECKBOX to right of ...
TAKE A MINUTE TO GET FAMILIAR [HTTP://KALTURA-KAF-URI.COM/BROWSEANDEMBED/INDEX/MEDIA/ENTRYID/1_2M1O6TUY/SHOWDESCRIPTION/FALSE/SHOWTITLE/FALSE/SHOWTAGS/FALSE/SHOWDURATION/FALSE/SHOWOWNER/FALSE/SHOWUPLOADDATE/FALSE/PLAYERSIZE/400X285/PLAYERSKIN/29731991/] W...
First you need to log into Mahara: * Login to MYPLYMOUTH [HTTP://MY.PLYMOUTH.EDU/] * Select the MYCOURSES tab and the myCourses window appears. * In the right column of the window, in the _myLearning_ section, click on MAHARA (EPORTFOLIO) You...
WATCH THIS VIDEO TO LEARN HOW TO CREATE A SECRET URL. OR HERE IS HOW TO CREATE A SECRET URL * To log into Mahara, follow these instructions: * Login to MYPLYMOUTH [HTTP://MY.PLYMOUTH.EDU/] * Select the MYCOURSES tab and the myCourses windo...
WATCH THIS VIDEO TO LEARN HOW TO GIVE SOMEONE EDIT ACCESS TO YOUR EPORTFOLIO PAGE OR COLLECTION. OR HOW TO GIVE SOMEONE EDIT ACCESS TO YOUR EPORTFOLIO PAGE OR COLLECTION * To log into Mahara, follow these instructions: * Login to MYPLYMOUTH [H...
We usually discourage folks from uploading an mp3 file into their Mahara content. You need to be aware of the size of the file because they can take up a lot of space in your content. each user only has 250MB of space. If possible, place the file in an ...
WATCH THIS BRIEF VIDEO TO HELP YOU LEARN HOW TO USE MY GROUPS (CREATE A GROUP), FIND GROUPS, MY FRIENDS, FIND FRIENDS, AND TOPICS SECTIONS WITHIN THE GROUP SECTION. HOW TO USE THE TABLE OF CONTENTS: Above in the upper left corner (three lines) is the _TA...
Watch this video [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kPO736MqMJU] to share your ePortfolio via Secret URL