Moodle Moot Uk 2010 – Enhancing Moodle (e-portfolios)

Two sessions, one by Newham and one by TDM.


Purchased Moodle from ULCC  Nov 2008, launched for staff Dec 2008.

Live for students and staff Mar 2009 (MIS integration).

E-learning advisors in place to develop VLE and provide staff support.

Over 200 staff given 1 hour of 1-2-1 compulsory training. Followed by 2 hours group sessions.

Developing podcasting (videos in Moodle course) and e-assessment.

Nice use of images through the moodle course makes it look more interesting and more accessible.

Held off mahara to not introduce it at same time as moodle. Mahara fits into Newham’s ‘progression and employability skills’ subject.

10MB of storage space per student.

Derrin Kent – Mahara for Beginners

See this presentation online at:

very simplistic youtube video explaining what an e-portfolio is

Mahara not just a presentation tool but also creates a personalised learning environment.

Learners set their own learning agendas, build their own content and their own stories.

Open data standard, Leap2a – approx 15 organisations involved. Zipfolder with atom manifest.

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