Mahara User Group (MUG)
Welcome to the Mahara User Group (MUG) Page
The Mahara User Group (MUG) is a community of Mahara users from across the globe who collaborate on ideas, challenges and innovations related to the Mahara open-source ePortfolio platform. After holding its inaugural meeting on August 9, 2011, MUG established a Facebook page (link) to continue conversations and plan for future meetings. On October 13, 2011, MUG met virtually for a web conference, during which various institutions shared their progress with implementing Mahara on their campuses. MUG currently has members from various countries, including, Germany, Canada and from states both in and out of the continental United States.
Amit Patel, Pace University
Angela Nally, Pace University
Barbara Pennipede, Pace University
Bart Quimby, University of Anchorage Behling
Beth Klingner, Pace University
Brooke Springer, Pace University
Cara Cea, Pace University
Carine Ullom, Ottowa University
Corey Ann Schmidt, Albertus Magnus College
Corinna Sager, Pace University
Courtney Novak, Pace University
David Garaventa, Albertus Magnus College
Ellen Maria Murphy, Plymouth State
Garrett Dell, Albertus Magnus College
Gerry Pauline, Pace University
Jemma York, Pace University
Jim Stenerson, Pace University
Joe Ryan, Pace University
John Valentina, Pace University
Karen Berger, Pace University
Keith Landa Purchase College SUNY
Kevin Huotari, East Los Angeles College
Kevin Lowey, University of Saskatchewan
Linda Anstendig, Pace University
Maria Luskay, Pace University
Martina Blackwood, Pace University
Michelle Birch, Pace University
Michelle Pulaski, Pace University
Paul Kurnit, Pace University
Samantha Egan, Pace University
Sarah Burns Feyl, Pace University
Shannon Haick, Pace University
Steven Gstalder, Albertus Magnus College
Tom Hull, Pace University
Pace Featured in Mahara Newsletter
Michelle Birch and Samantha Egan's articles about the Fall MUG meeting and Pace's upgrade to version 1.5 were featured in the January Mahara Newsletter!
MUG Presents at AAEEBL
MUG's panel discussion at the AAEEBL conference in Boston, MA was featured in the September Mahara Newsletter.
Mahara User Group Inaugural Meeting
by Samantha Egan
On August 9, Pace University successfullyhosted the first Mahara User Group Meeting (MUG), a collaborative discussion among local universities who use the MaharaePortfolioopen sourceplatform. Attendees included representatives from Albertus Magnus College, SUNY Purchase and Plymouth State University, as well as faculty, staff and students from various areas within Pace.
Each institution shared their successes, challenges and various uses of Mahara. Ellen Marie Murphy from Plymouth StateCollege (now at SUNY Empire State College) also gave the group a preview of new features in Mahara 1.4, including new built-in reporting features for the system administrator, a name change from “blogs” to “journals”, and an option for uploading a series of images with the “image gallery” content box.
A virtual meeting will be held virtually via Blackboard Collaborate on October 13 from 1:00-2:00pm ET. The group plans to continue conversations between meetings using the Mahara User Group Facebook page.