Mahara workshop video – from an introduction to ePortfolios to creating your first collection

This video is aimed at students who have been asked to use Mahara and have no idea what an ePorfolio… Continue reading “Mahara workshop video […]

Using Mahara ePortfolios – setting up journal entries for submission

In this video tutorial, I walk students through how to use the journal in Mahara to create, edit and submit… Continue reading “Using Mahara ePortfolios […]

Virtual worlds for education – gone, or just waiting?

Why did I used to love virtual worlds so much? And are they dead for good? I loved the relationships,… Continue reading “Virtual worlds for […]

Big subject, short timeframe

Recently, I was faced with a request to teach “social media marketing” to social issue advocates on a budget. But I only had about an […]

Getting back to the reason why

Eating humble pie — and getting back to the reason why. I mention the book Accidental Feminists – which is a must-read for women in […]

Workspace design: an open or shut (in) case?

Open offices – collaboration incubators or total nightmares of noise, eavesdropping and stress? Apparently, these poor workers have to share ONE LAPTOP! (Sourced from […]

“Jailbreaking the degree”

If you’re interested in micro-credentialing, capturing tacit/explicit knowledge and interests of potential team members,  and the future of tertiary education and lifelong learning – read […]

PowerPoint as a basic image editor

Love it, hate it, want to ignore it – PowerPoint is part of many people’s working and academic lives. But it’s not all bullet points, […]

Acknowledgements of Country

Conference season is in full swing. As we go out and learn, share and contribute to our shared knowledge of our chosen fields of endeavour […]

Students as Partners in Higher Education

I’ve been doing a lot of thinking around students having a say in the way they learn and the concept of students as consumers or […]

Student Experience Surveys

Read an interesting article on why university student experience surveys are inherently flawed. A few sentences about designing learning stood out for me as I […]

Introduction to ePortfolios and Mahara

ePorfolios have been around for several years now, but it’s not safe to assume educators and students who have been asked to use them in past […]

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