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Mahara ePortfolios Beginner's Guide by Derrin Kent, Thomas Bell, Richard Hand

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Analysis and Specification

Certainly, the most important phase of all to get right is the Analysis and Specification phase. It is always best to try your absolute hardest to iron out as many difficulties as you can, before you unleash any new learning process upon your end users.

Deciding if Mahara is right for you

Before you do anything else, consider why you want a lifelong learning ePortfolio system such as Mahara and if you have the appropriate working conditions to make a success of it. There are, broadly speaking, two different types of ePortfolio system:

  • The institutionally-owned Learning Management System
  • The learner-owned Personal Learning Environment

As demonstrated in this book, Mahara is very much the latter. It is focused on offering ...

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