SEM03-E-Portfolio Assessment Using Mahara (separate registration is required)

Monday, February 03 | 9:00AM–12:00PM | Belle Chasse
Session Type: Professional Development
The upsurge in online learning and proliferating calls for learning experiences appropriate for nurturing "21st-century skills" has come with a parallel need for the implementation of appropriate tools for improving and assessing online learning. We will overview using e-portfolios as a tool for learning and assessment, explore the concept of the portfolio, and then move to the use of Mahara as an example of a software tool that's used to create e-portfolios, particularly in the context of higher education.

OUTCOMES: Learn how to use the Mahara software * Learn how to assess e-portfolios * Learn how to address issues of validity and reliability threats in assessment * Learn how to use rubrics and heuristics in assessment * Learn how to use e-portfolios in research * Understand how Mahara contributes to 21st-century learning


  • Jessica Kapota

    Instructional Designer, Center for Teaching and Learning, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
  • Garvey Pyke

    Director, Center for Teaching & Learning, University of North Carolina, Charlotte