Schedule

Mahara Hui took place from 5 to 7 April 2017. The optional pre-hui day on 5 April was held at Catalyst on 2 Commerce Street in Auckland. The conference days, 6-7 April, was held at AUT University.

Find out more about the presentations.

Wednesday, 5 April 2017 (optional)

Time
Room for others to get together and work together
10:00-10:15 Welcome to the pre-hui
10:15-12:30
Setting up a SmartEvidence file and brainstorming of ideas for further development






12:30-13:30 Lunch (self-catered)

Q&A / Time for hands-on






Thursday, 6 April 2017

WA224B WA224A
Time
Presentation
Theme
Presentation
Theme
08:30-09:15 Registration
09:15-09:45 mihi, conference opening
09:45-10:45 Keynote by Mark Northover (AUT): Mahara - Juveniel delinquent or prodigal ??
(slides)
10:45-11:15 Morning tea
11:15-11:45 Developing a Mahara boot camp for educators
Jamie Fulcher (Monash University)
(slides)
Teaching



11:50-12:20 Make the connection with your LMS
Robert Lyon (Catalyst)
(slides)
Tech



12:20-13:20 Lunch
13:20-13:50 Creating ePortfolios at Pacific TAFE at The University of the South Pacific: Creating spaces for students to demonstrate competencies in their profession
Irene Yee Chief, Mojito Jione, Rajneel Totaram (University of the South Pacific)
(slides)
Beyond tertiary; Competencies

Managing privacy when using Mahara
Allison Miller (Digital Capability)
(slides)
Implementation
13:55-14:25 Evidencing course competencies alongside soft skills in ePortfolios to rethink professional identity and employability
Wendy Holley-Boen, Mandia Mentis (Massey University)
Employability; Competencies
Bridging the gaps
Lisa Ransom, Shen Zhang (AUT)
(slides)
Implementation
14:30-15:00 Using Mahara to capture vocational competency
Christine Nicholas (Gouldburn Ovens Institute of TAFE)
(slides)
Employability; Competencies


15:00-15:30 Afternoon tea
15:30-16:00 Using Mahara to demonstrate skills acquired in a hospitality workplace practicum
Mojito Jione, Parijata Moeava (University of the South Pacific)

(slides)
Employability; Competencies
Playing Mahara with the students in event management
Massimo Morellato, Shen Zhang (AUT)
Students
16:05-16:35 How smart is your portfolio assessment?
Kristina Hoeppner (Catalyst)
(slides)
Competencies; Teaching



16:40-17:00 Wrap-up and reflections Day 1




Friday, 7 April 2017

WA224B WA224A
Time
Presentation
Theme
Presentation
Theme
09:00-09:10 Opening Day 2
09:10-10:10 Keynote by Shane Nuessler (University of Canberra): The deep and meaningful of requirements gathering
(slides)
10:15-10:45 Using ePortfolios for integrated learning
Dilani Gedera, Stephen Bright, Anthea Fester (University of Waikato)

(slides)
Students

Reflections on choosing an ePortfolio solution
Jim Mullaney, Val Morey (Curtin University)
(slides)
Implementation
10:45-11:15 Morning tea
11:15-11:45 Scaling up: Supporting staff and student use of Mahara at the University of Canberra
Georgina Barden (University of Canberra)
Students

To train or to support? Teacher's e-capability development in a tertiary education context
Ken Liu (Unitec)
(slides)
Teaching
11:50-12:20 Our Mahara Hikoi: Experiences from both sides of the fence
Jeremy Briggs, Mark Posa (Wintec)
(slides)
Students; Tech

Struggling with design issues in ePortfolio content creation and curation
David Bell (Trinity-at-Waiake eLearning Centre)
(slides)
Beyond tertiary
12:20-13:20 Lunch
13:20-13:50 Exploring ePortfolios to produce educated, employable graduates
Patricia Lucas (AUT)
(slides)
Employability

Mahara on holiday
Georgina Christodoulou (Catalyst)
(slides)
Students
13:55-14:25 Building communities of practice
Sue Smorti, Gwen Davitt (Te Rito Maioha - Early Childhood New Zealand)
(slides)
Collaboration

Organisation-centric portfolios
Del Stevens (Catalyst)
(slides)
Beyond tertiary
14:30-15:00 Mahara in 2017: What's in it?
Kristina Hoeppner (Catalyst)
(slides)
Teaching; Students



15:00-15:30 Hui closing

Key for the themes

Beyond tertiary
Portfolios beyond tertiary
Collaboration
Mahara and collaboration
Competencies
Competency-based portfolios
Employability
Employability and work-integrated learning
Implementation
Implementation stories
Students
Students as portfolio creators
Teaching
Teaching with portfolios
Tech
The techy side of Mahara
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