Schedule

Mahara Hui will take place from 5 to 7 April 2017. The optional pre-hui day on 5 April will be held at Catalyst on 2 Commerce Street in Auckland. The conference days, 6-7 April, will be 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)
10:45-11:15 Morning tea
11:15-11:45 Developing a Mahara 'boot camp' for educators
Jamie Fulcher (Monash University)
Teaching



11:50-12:20 Make the connection with your LMS
Robert Lyon (Catalyst)
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)
Beyond tertiary; Competencies

Managing privacy when using Mahara
Allison Miller (Digital Capability)
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
Playing Mahara with the students in event management
Massimo Morellato, Shen Zhang (AUT)
Students
14:30-15:00 Using Mahara to capture vocational competency
Christine Nicholas (Gouldburn Ovens Institute of TAFE)
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)
Employability; Competencies
16:05-16:35 How smart is your portfolio assessment?
Kristina Hoeppner (Catalyst)
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)
10:15-10:45 Using ePortfolios for integrated learning
Dilani Gedera, Stephen Bright, Anthea Fester (University of Waikato)
Students

Reflections on Choosing an ePortfolio Solution
Jim Mullaney, Val Morey (Curtin University)
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)
Teaching
11:50-12:20 Our Mahara Hikoi: Experiences from both sides of the fence
Jeremy Briggs, Mark Posa (Wintec)
Students; Tech

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

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

Organisation-centric portfolios
Del Stevens (Catalyst)
Beyond tertiary
14:30-15:00 Mahara in 2017: What's in it?
Kristina Hoeppner (Catalyst)
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
Last modified: Friday, 17 March 2017, 9:02 AM