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

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Chapter 2. Getting Started with Mahara

Now that you have understood some of the potential of Mahara, it's time to get started. The very first thing you are going to do is to register for a Mahara site, log in, and set up your own personal profile and dashboard pages. You will also have your first look at how you receive notifications and manage your Mahara settings.

In this chapter you will:

  • Register to join the demonstration Mahara site that accompanies this book
  • Explore the Mahara user interface
  • Learn how to enter your personal information
  • Begin to configure your personal profile page
  • Have a brief introduction to the Mahara text editor
  • Have a look at the dashboard page
  • Understand how you can manage your settings and receive notifications

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