This Quick Guide describes how to set up an open group in Mahara. 

Because the Group is Open students will be able to search and join. 

Then they can copy templates and receive communication within the group.

Login to Moodle and click on the Mahara link. 

  1. Click on the Burger menu

  2. Choose: Groups

  3. Select: My groups

In My Groups

4. Click: Create Group

5. Name your group

6. Write a description of your group

7. Scroll down to check Settings

If you want students to only be able copy content and NOT make changes,
Set Create and edit to: Group administrators

8. Scroll down and Click:

You will  now return to the home page for your group, where you can manage membership,  forums and attachments.