PacktLib: Mahara 1.4 Cookbook

Mahara 1.4 Cookbook

Credits

About the Author

Acknowledgement

About the Reviewers

www.PacktPub.com

Preface

Mahara for the Visual Arts

Introduction

Uploading and sharing a single image

Protecting your opus

Making a photo journal using Picasa

Journaling a project from start to finish

See also

Building a simple gallery

Using the Collections feature to create a gallery with an audio-guided tour

Literature and Writing

Introduction

Uploading a group of documents, and sharing them using the Secret URL

A "Thought a Day" journal

A page of writing samples

A poetry chapbook

Thesis/research planning

Language acquisition journal

A Daily Gazette (Journalism page)

The Professional Portfolio

Introduction

Adding content to Résumé

A simple curriculum vitae

The cover letter

References and recommendations

The complete package: Cover letter, resume, and letters of reference

Complex resume: the professional portfolio

The promotion and tenure portfolio

Working with Groups

Introduction

Creating a group and adding members

Creating an interactive homepage for a course group

Creating a web page that features student projects

Creating templates

Creating a group newspaper using newsfeeds from student journals

The Primary Education Portfolio

Introduction

Submitting and locking pages

Using a student journal to help students learn how to write a research paper

Progress reports and the transference of artifacts

A simple template for very young students

Creating and using a simple template

A student portfolio of the primary education years

A reading list (book reports)

Using slideshow to create a book

International project

Creating a classroom page to share with families

The Social Portfolio

Introduction

Setting a theme and a layout for your profile page

Posting comments to a Wall

The College Application Portfolio

Introduction

The Art Portfolio and The Common Application: Art Supplement

Using HTML to create your unofficial transcript

Creating an academic achievements page

The Common Application: Extracurricular Activities & Work Experience portion

The Athletic Supplement

Certification and Accreditation Portfolio for Higher Education

Introduction

Building the ECIS International Teacher portfolio

Templates for meeting teacher certification standards

Getting ready

How to do it...