About Mahara ePortfolio

Name: Mahara ePortfolio

What it is: Mahara ePortfolio allows the creation of digital pages and collections containing multi-media content including text, images, PDF documents, other files and embedded videos. Mahara works along side Moodle to allow for submission of assessments.

What it is used for: Mahara ePortfolio is used for some modules as a way of gathering a range of content for submission for assessment. Individuals can also use it to make portfolios of evidence and reflections.

Type: Website https://eportfolio.yorksj.ac.uk/ 

Notes: We recommend use of Google Chrome to access Mahara.

Access: All users at York St John automatically have an account on Mahara ePortfolio. To login, use your standard YSJ credentials.

Current Version: 16.10

Issues: Report issues with Mahara to IT Helpdesk helpdesk@yorksj.ac.uk

Training for students:  is available from ILE Digital Training digitaltraining@yorksj.ac.uk

Training for academic staff: is available from the TEL team tel@yorksj.ac.uk

Training for other staff: is available from ILE Digital Training

Group training as part of a Module: can be arranged by contacting ILE Digital Training

Alternatives available at YSJ: WordPress can be used to make simple websites

Other alternatives: PebblePad is used by some other institutions


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