Schedule

Mahara Hui took place at AUT University on 9 and 10 April 2015. The optional pre-hui day was held at Catalyst IT at 2 Commerce Street, Auckland, on 8 April 2015.

You can view information about the keynote by Sam Taylor and the keynote by Mark Osborne as well as session descriptions.

Wednesday, 8 April 2015 (optional)

Time Workshops Room for others to get together and work together
10:00-10:15 Welcome to the pre-hui
10:15-11:15 How to customize Mahara help files
Roger Emery (Solent University)
11:30-12:30 Showcase and exchange ideas and tips to integrate a range of web tools in Mahara
Pascale Hyboud-Peron (ThinkAgency)
12:30-13:30 Lunch (self-catered)
13:30-15:00 Mahara usability design workshop
Sam Taylor (Cranfield University)
15:15-16:45 Introduction to Open Badges
Dominique-Alain Jan

Thursday, 9 April 2015

WA224B WA224A
Time
Presentation
Theme
Presentation
Theme
08:30-09:15 Registration
09:15-09:45 mihi, conference opening
09:45-10:45 Keynote: Growing up with Mahara
(
slides)
Sam Taylor (Cranfield University)
10:45-11:15 Morning tea
11:15-11:45 Alasaili: Awakening to findings
Fa'atamalii Kesi, Kendra Lafu, Merini Leiataua, Alice Enoka (AUT University)
Tertiary SUS - Ease of use evaluation in 10 simple questions
(slides)
Stephen Bright (University of Waikato)
Usability
11:50-12:20 Food for thought in using the New Zealand open source platform for ePortfolios between students
Massimo Morellato (AUT University)
Tertiary Scaffolding ePortfolio use
(slides)
Kristina Hoeppner (Catalyst IT)
Education
12:20-13:20 Lunch
13:20-13:50 Rubric plugin: Assessment for/of learning in Mahara (slides)
Makoto Miyazaki (Kio University)
Features
13:55-15:00 Mapping professional identity through ePortfolios
Mandia Mentis, Jayne Jackson, Wendy Holley-Boen (Massey University)
PD
15:00-15:30 Afternoon tea
15:30-16:00 How Open Badges scaffold a better learning design and improve ePortfolio management
(slides)
Dominique-Alain Jan (Lausanne University of Teacher Education)
Education
16:05-16:35 How we harness the social power of MOOCs and Open Badges for formal and informal learning within the Mahara ePortfolio
(slides)
David Bell (Methodist Church of New Zealand)
PD Taking Mahara out of school
(slides)
Pascale Hyboud-Peron (ThinkAgency)
Community
16:40-17:10 Lecturers are better informed and skilled users of ePortfolio than their students - year right!
(slides)
Lyn Lewis (AUT University)
Tertiary EPortfolios in the classroom: Module for teachers
Heath Sawyer (Wintec)
Tertiary
17:15-17:30 Wrap-up and reflections Day 1

Friday, 10 April 2015

WA224B WA224A
Time
Presentation
Theme
Presentation
Theme
09:00-09:15 Opening Day 2
09:15-10:10
Keynote: Knowledge building organisations (slides and resources)
Mark Osborne (CORE Education)
10:15-10:45
MyPortfolio in theory and practice
Claire Tait (Unitec)
Health, Tertiary MyPortfolio in the primary classroom
Mark Ashby (Marshland School)
School
10:45-11:15 Morning tea
11:15-11:45 Kia ora and welcome to nurseportfolio.nz
(slides)
Taima Campbell (Ngā Manukura o Āpōpō)
Health, PD Mahara support at AUT

Shen Zhang, Lisa Ransom (AUT University)
Tertiary
11:50-12:20 The CDHB's ePortfolio experience: A hop, skip and a jump into the future
(slides)
Suzanne Johnson (Canterbury DHB)
Health, PD Our journey into MyPortfolio
(slides)
Miriam Laidlaw (Unitec)
Tertiary
12:20-13:20 Lunch
13:20-13:50 Clinical placement ePortfolio
(slides)
Tamara Page, Yvette Salamon (University of Adelaide)
Health, Tertiary 10 ways to socialise your Mahara ePortfolio
(slides)
Pascale Hyboud-Peron (ThinkAgency)
Education
13:55-14:25 Connecting five
(slides)
Anne Stevens (HealthShare and Bay of Plenty DHB)
Health, Community Increase student motivation (and reduce cheating) using Mahara
(slides)
Allison Miller (Vanguard Visions)
Education
14:30-15:00 Performance reviews in Mahara. The individual and the institution
(slides)
Jeremy FitzPatrick, Nirmal Sinha (HealthShare)
Health, PD Visualising students' ePortfolios
 (slides)
Jawyei Wong, Shen Zhang (AUT University)
Features
15:00-15:30 Afternoon tea
15:30-16:00 What's coming up in Mahara 15.04?
(slides)
Aaron Wells (Catalyst IT)
Features
16:05-16:30 Hui closing

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
PD The place of ePortfolios in professional development
School Creating and expanding ePortfolios in school
Tertiary Working with ePortfolios in tertiary education
Usability Looking at the usability of Mahara
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