Mahara Tutorials for Students

Dashboard

Dashboard is your homepage where you can see the latest activity of you and other users on Mahara. This video helps you to get familiar with different parts of dashboard:

Content

  • Profile

Profile area stores your contact and personal information. In this video you see how to create and manage a profile in Mahara:

  • Profile Picture

Profile picture is the picture that users see next to their names in Mahara. This video shows you how to set up a profile picture:

  • Files

Files area is a document storage for folders and files, that you can use within your portfolio. This video shows you how to create folders and upload files in Mahara:

  • Journal

Journal is a tool with which you can record your thoughts and experiences online. This video shows you how to create journals in Mahara:

  • Résumé

Résumé plugin allows you to create an online résumé. This video shows you how to create an online résumé in Mahara:

Portfolio

  • Pages

Page contains a selection of artefacts which you arrange and present to others. This video helps you to create pages in Mahara:

  • Edit profile page

Profile page is one of your pages on Mahara. In this video you see how you can edit your profile page:

  • Collections

Collection allows you to organize pages and it may contain one or many pages. This video shows you how to create and manage collections on Mahara:

  • Skins

Skin allows you to customize the appearance of your pages. In this video you see how you can create a new skin:

  • Submit an assignment

Mahara gives you the opportunity to submit your assignment to your teacher online. In this video you see how you can submit your assignment in Mahara:

Mahara User Manual for Teachers

Dashboard

Dashboard is your homepage where you can see the latest activity of you and other users on Mahara. This video helps you to get familiar with different parts of dashboard:

Content

  • Profile

Profile area stores your contact and personal information. In this video you see how to create and manage a profile in Mahara:

  • Profile Picture

Profile picture is the picture that Mahara users see next to their name in Mahara. This video shows you how to set up a profile picture:

  • Files

The Files area is document storage for folders and files, that you can use within your portfolio. This video shows you how to create folders and upload files in your Mahara:

  • Journals

Journal is a tool with which you can record your thoughts and experiences online. This video shows you how to create journals in Mahara:

  • Résumé

Résumé plugin allows you to create an online résumé. This video shows you how to create your online résumé in Mahara:

Portfolio

  • Pages

A page contains a selection of artefacts which you arrange and present to others. This video helps you to create pages in Mahara:

  • Edit profile page

Profile page is one of your pages on Mahara. In this video you see how you can edit your profile page:

  • Collections

Collection allows you to organize pages and it may contain one or many pages. This video shows you how to create and manage collections on Mahara:

  • Skins

Skin allows you to customize the appearance of your pages. In this video you see how you can create a new skin:

Groups

As a teacher, you can create a group in Mahara for the course that you are teaching. In this video you see how you can create a group and invite your students to join the group:

  • Receive students’ assignments

Mahara gives you the opportunity to receive your students’ assignments online. In this video you see how you can see and release assignments in Mahara:

Video Tutorial (in French): Organizing the course content.

The objective of this educational video is to facilitate teachers daily task managing the course content. In this video you will learn tips and tricks to better set up your course.

The content was presented during the October-November 2017 online sessions, by Claudette Ouellette, Pedagogical Advisor and Moodle Coordinator at DECclic Corporation.

This educational video was edited by Roman Barba, Pedagogical Advisor and Moodle Consultant at DECclic.

Video Tutorial (in French): Creating and managing a quiz activity.

The objective of this educational video is to facilitate teachers daily task creating a quiz activity. In this video you will learn how to create and manage an online test (timing, grade, layout, feedback, etc.).

The content was presented during the October-November 2017 online sessions, by Claudette Ouellette, Pedagogical Advisor and Moodle Consultant at DECclic Corporation.

This educational video was edited by Roman Barba, Pedagogical Advisor and Moodle Consultant at DECclic.

Video Tutorial (in French): Boosting Moodle activities with H5P open source plugin.

The H5P is an open source plugin that allows to create powerful interactive content that is easy to share and to reuse.

The objective of this video tutorial is to facilitate teachers daily task creating interactive activities. In this video you will learn how to create interactive content with H5P available templates.

The content was presented during the October-November 2017 online sessions, by François Lizotte, Coordinator at DECclic Corporation.

This educational video was edited by Roman Barba, Pedagogical Advisor and Moodle Consultant at DECclic.

 

Professional Development Activities October to November 2017 (French)

The DECclic Corporation, Moodle training provider, is organizing a series of online sessions in French on how to use Moodle and its pedagogical applications to enhance your students’ learning. These series are aimed to assist college teachers, who are new to Moodle. Any training session duration is for one hour, from 12pm till 1pm.

  • Utiliser une grille d’évaluation des devoirs Moodle – 12 octobre 2017
  • H5P activité interactive – nouveauté – 17 et 19 octobre 2017
  • Bien administrer un test en ligne dans Moodle – 24 et 26 octobre 2017
  • Organiser son contenu de cours – 31 octobre et 2 novembre 2017
  • Créer un parcours d’apprentissage – 7 et 9 novembre 2017
  • Apprivoiser quatre nouveaux types de questions – 14 et 16 novembre 2017
  • Gérer les notes dans Moodle – 21 et 23 novembre 2017
  • Découvrir le nouveau module de compétences – 28 et 30 novembre 2017

Please choose the date and time that suit you the most.

The email invitation, for the session you are registered in, will be sent to prior to the event. Please make sure to provide your preferred email address.

May 26, 2017 Moodle Day at Dawson

On Friday May 26th 2017, at Dawson College, teachers from English colleges, universities and Ministerial IT Partners attended the Moodle Day 2017 professional development activity.

Presentations were well received and well attended:


CREATIVE USES OF MOODLE by Anna Sokolovskaya from Concordia University hyperlink:  http://bit.ly/ImprovingCourseAppearance;        http://bit.ly/MoodleCreativeUses


COURSE IN THE CLOUD by Patricia M. Campbell from Dawson College  hyperlink: http://bit.ly/moodleday-cloud


WORKING WITH SETTINGS OF THE MOODLE GRADEBOOK: A “CASE STUDY”
by Patti Kingsmill from Vanier College                                hyperlink: http://bit.ly/gradebook-settings


THE QUESTION SHARER OPTION AND THE BOOK RESOURCE
by Roxanne Millette from John Abbott College                                hyperlink: http://bit.ly/two-tricks


MOODLE NOODLES? by Dominique Robertson from McGill University Health Center hyperlink: N/A

This event was organized by DECClic’s English Sector Consultant, Roman Barba and Dawson College’s IT Representative, Rafael Scapin.

For more information, you can refer to an article published by Ryan W. Moon (2017, June 5). Moodle Day 2017: Sharing Practices. ProfWeb.   http://www.profweb.ca/en/publications/articles/moodle-day-2017-sharing-practices