Login to Whitireia Moodle

  1. Enter your username
  2. Enter your password
  3. Click this link for instructions to reset your password

  1. Click on the Settings Cog
  2. Click on Mahara Portfolio

  1. Click on the drop-down next to the photo icon (top right)
  2. Click on Settings
  3. Click on General

Make sure Multiple Journals is set to Yes

Scroll down the page and click:

  1. Click the burger
  2. Select Content drop-down
  3. Select Journals

Your Journals Page will contain a default Journal with your username.


A journal is like a book or a diary, each journal has a different subject. 
For example: Travel Diary, Work Log, Reflective Journal, Learning Journal


To create a new journal

Click on


Give your journal an appropriate name, a brief description, then click       Create Journal  


You will return to your Journals page. This shows the cover pages of all your journals. 


To create a new entry in your journal click:

Give the entry an appropriate title and complete the entry. 

An entry in your journal is like a new entry in a diary. 

It is important to make sure you make a new Entry and not a new journal.

(You can add images, tables, hyperlinks and format the entry from the toolbar.)

Below the entry is the option to and allow comments.


You will return to your Journal. You can edit the journal, edit the entry, add a new entry and publish/unpublish.



To navigate out use the burger menu.


When you return to your Journals Page you will see:

  • number of journals 
  • number of entries in each journal