Vancouver, BC, July 15, 2010 - Lambda Solutions has announced that it has received official Partner Status for the “Mahara” Open-Source e-Portfolio software application, used for collaborative and reflective online learning.
Mahara is an open-source e-portfolio application, which allows users to create dynamic online portfolios and engage with an online community of learners. Mahara Partners are a group of service companies who are officially endorsed by Mahara to offer clients hosting, training and development services for the open-source platform.
Lambda Solutions will be the first Canadian Mahara Partner and will join an exclusive list of just over 20 other partnered organizations, based out of over 15 countries. As a Mahara Partner, Lambda Solutions will receive official endorsement from the Mahara community as a reputable Mahara Services provider and will gain access to Mahara’s internal Business and Technical resources.
“We’re delighted to become the first Canadian Mahara Partner,” said Jonathan Rand, Lambda’s VP of Marketing. “The partnership will allow us to expand our offerings to clients and continue to maintain our reputation as one of North America’s top e-Learning providers.”
About Lambda Solutions
Lambda Solutions provides a wide range of Integrated Open-Source e-Learning services, including Online Course Development and Moodle (LMS) and Mahara (e-Portfolio) services. Lambda Solutions has worked with a variety of Corporations, Government Organizations and Educational Institutions throughout North America, including PMC-Sierra, Kumon, Rogers, Vancity, BC Hydro, UBC, SFU and the governments of Alberta and British Columbia. The company was founded in 2002 and is based out of Vancouver, Canada. For more information, visit www.lambdasolutions.net.
Mahara is an open-source e-Portfolio platform for e-Learning, which allows users to create and administer interactive online portfolios of their work. Mahara was created in 2006 as a collaborative venture funded by New Zealand’s e-learning Collaborative Development Fund (eCDF). The software is web-based, free to use and is built around a user-centered methodology. Mahara also features a weblog, resume builder, and social networking system, connecting users and creating online learner communities. For more information, visit www.mahara.org.