Schedule

Mahara Hui took take place at Te Papa on the Wellington waterfront on 19 and 20 March 2014. The optional hackfest on 21 March 2014 was held at Catalyst IT at 150 Willis Street in Wellington.

The schedule may still change up to the conference.

You can view information about the keynote and session descriptions as well as the presenters.

Wednesday, 19 March 2014

Rangimarie 1 Angus
Time
Presentation
Theme
Presentation
Theme
08:30-09:15 Registration
09:15-09:45 mihi, conference opening
09:45-10:45 Keynote: Mahara and the challenges of adulthood
Mark Nichols
10:45-11:15 Morning tea in Rangimarie 2
11:15-11:45 Experienced teacher portfolios - Documenting your teaching practice
Melanie Taylor
PD Analytics for Mahara
Matthieu Aubry
Integration
11:50-12:20 Using MyPortfolio in the classroom
Sue McLachlan
School, MyPortfolio Bringing social networking features to Mahara
Yuliya Bozhko
Features
12:20-13:20 Lunch in Rangimarie 2
13:20-13:50 Where can we fit ePortfolios in a New Zealand secondary school environment?
Alan Grant
School, MyPortfolio What should you consider when introducing educators to Mahara?
Allison Miller
PD
13:55-14:25 Building a Personal Learning Environment with Mahara (resources)
Pascale Hyboud-Peron
PD ECARx: Early career academic researchers’ experience using ePortfolios
Misty Kirby
Community, Tertiary
14:30-15:00 Online moderation
Alan Sorensen
MyPortfolio Height vs depth in the design of badge frameworks
Scott Beattie
Tertiary, Features
15:00-15:30 Afternoon tea in Rangimarie 2
15:30-16:00 MyPortfolio for schools – developing practice with future teachers and the University of Canterbury
Christina Sands, Julie Mackey, Nicki Dabner and Niki Davis
MyPortfolio, Tertiary

ePortfolio, a tailored system for nursing professional development and regulatory recertification
Liz Manning, Maureen Kelly and Taima Campbell

PD, Health
16:05-16:35 Use of ePortfolios for teacher appraisal and registration
Julian Adamson
PD, MyPortfolio

MyPortfolio in support of the New Zealand National Aspiring Principals Programme (NAPP)
Jill Lunn and Roger Sommerville

Community, MyPortfolio
16:40-17:10 Mahara – Its strengths and limitations
Richard Jones and Jill Margerison
School Mahara gives theology a WOW factor!
David Bell
Community, Tertiary
17:10- Networking at Mac's Brewbar (just a few metres away from Te Papa)

Thursday, 20 March 2014

Rangimarie 1 Angus
Time
Presentation
Theme
Presentation
Theme
09:00-09:15 Opening Day 2 (in Rangimarie 1)
09:15-10:10 Make 5 wishes: The future of Mahara
Plenary
10:15-10:45 Using Mahara as an electronic portfolio system for recording of continuous professional development (CPD) and competency for nurses
Louise Botha
PD, Health First steps as Mahara developer
Leo Xiong
Open source
10:45-11:15 Morning tea in Rangimarie 2
11:15-11:45 Practice makes perfect
Anne Stevens and Robyn Boladeras
PD, Health MyPortfolio in New Zealand schools
Ian Munro
MyPortfolio
11:50-12:20 A community of practice for Australian education leaders
Helen Eddy
Community, Features Smart evidence: Improving ePortfolio quality through intervention
Misty Kirby and Shane Nuessler
Tertiary, Features
12:20-13:20 Lunch in Rangimarie 2
13:20-13:50 ePortfolios for everyone: Web accessibility in Mahara
Jono Mingard and Julius Serrano
Features Benefits and issues for multi-institution Mahara sites
Craig Eves
Education, MyPortfolio
13:55-14:25 Reflection, evaluation and action planning (REAP)
Melanie Taylor
PD, School AUT Mahara and beyond
Shen Zhang and Lisa Ransom
Tertiary, Integration
14:30-15:00 Learning is social with Mahara (resources)
Pascale Hyboud-Peron
Education Booklet: A meta-artefact to implement resume-like artefacts
Christophe Declercq
Features
15:00-15:30 Afternoon tea in Rangimarie 2
15:30-16:00 Upcoming features and ways you can contribute to Mahara
Aaron Wells
Open source
16:05-16:30 Conference closing

Friday, 21 March 2014 (optional)

09:00-16:00 Hackfest
16:00- Drinks at Catalyst

Key for the themes

Community Building a community of practice using Mahara
Education Enhancing the educational experience through the use of Mahara
Features New features or plugins for Mahara
Health Using ePortfolios with health professionals
Integration Integrating Mahara with other systems
MyPortfolio MyPortfolio.school.nz in New Zealand
Open source Open source
PD The place of ePortfolios in professional development
School Creating and expanding ePortfolios in secondary school
Tertiary Working with ePortfolios in tertiary education
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