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Mahara 1.4 Cookbook by Ellen Marie Murphy

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Thesis/research planning

Using the planning tool in Mahara, we will build a project plan and then send it to an advisor for feedback.

Getting ready

For Advisors/Instructors: To facilitate submissions, you will want to create a Course Group. This will provide a quick and easy way for you to view and comment on your advisees' plans. It also provides an easy way for students to submit the plans to you and allow you to follow their progress.

How to do it...

  1. Select Plans on the Content tab.
  2. Select the button labeled New Plan.
  3. Give the plan a Title and a Description. These should reflect what the plan is for.
  4. Click on Save plan.
  5. Select New Task.
  6. Give this task a title, for example: Determine topic of research.
  7. Select a Completion date for this task by clicking ...

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