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UAA Mahara ePortfolios

Welcome to Mahara at the University of Alaska Anchorage

A new look!  It seems that some users inadvertantly find themselves on the wrong Mahara installation.  To alleviate this problem, we've changed colors and added the UAA logo so that you can feel comfortable about being in the right place.


This site will cease to exist on or about 15 June 2014 unless a new server and a new administrator are found to support it.

NOTE: This site is NOT supported by UAA IT. It is an experimental site currently being administered voluntarily by Dr. Bart Quimby. If you have problems or questions, please contact him by email at:

This site was upgraded to version 1.4.1 on 16 December 2011.

Mahara is a fully featured electronic portfolio, weblog, resume builder and social networking system, connecting users and creating online communities. Mahara provides you with the tools to set up a personal learning and development environment.

Mahara was made available at UAA in December 2010 for those who which to explore the use of eportfolios. This is one of many platforms available on the market and we will continue to explore the options as we work towards finding out what works best for our campus. For more information you can read About Mahara or alternatively please feel free to Contact Us.

Additional helps and information about ePortfolios can be found on the UAA ePortfolio Working Group website.  The site has a limited number of Mahara help files produced at UAA.

Create and collect

Develop your portfolio

Update your profile
Upload your files
Create your résumé
Publish a journal


Showcase your portfolio

Organise your portfolio into pages. Create different pages for different audiences - you choose the elements to include.

Share and network

Find friends and join groups

Find friends
Join groups
Control your privacy
Discuss topics