Sean and Macquarie Lighthouse

What Does A 19th Century Architect Have To Do With MQ’s Curriculum Architecture Project?

A brief history of the Macquarie Lighthouse and how its redesign in the 1880s relates to the suggested new approach to the curriculum architecture.

/ 20 June, 2018
open book

3 Ideas For Better Exams: Beyond Cramming And Forgetting…

Here are some considerations to help you develop more pedagogically-sound practice for exams; steering away from exam design that simply focuses on ‘recalling’ information, towards one that provides students with an opportunity to analyse, synthesise, create and apply their knowledge...

/ 20 June, 2018
MUIC think tank

MUIC Is Re-Designing Its Curriculum Too

After successful ThinkTank sessions, the Macquarie University International College (MUIC) is re-designing its curriculum by more effectively embedding academic literacies, authentic assessments, formative feedback, active learning and critical reflection.

/ 20 June, 2018
Macquarie University Library

Get Your S2 Reading Lists Ready Now

A reminder that the closing date for receipt of Session 2 reading list material for Unit Readings collections (print Reserve and online Unit readings) is Monday 25 June, 2018. If lists are received after this date, items may not be...

/ 15 June, 2018
curriculum puzzle pieces

10 Things To Know About The Curriculum Architecture Project

Here we unpack some of the key principles, provide more information on your part within the project and send a reminder to add your comments to the feedback forms.

/ 14 June, 2018
person with speech bubble

How I Upskilled My Students In Social Media Communication

It’s increasingly important for graduates to have strong communication skills, so here Katherine McClellan shares how she upskilled her students in blogging, Twitter and podcasts.

/ 14 June, 2018

Academic Senate Top 5, May 2018

In this meeting we covered the Curriculum Architecture Project, the Purpose and Composition of Academic Senate, the Global MBA, Policy Approvals of HDR Supervision Policy and Procedure, the Assessment and the Unit Guide, and we sent a big thank you...

/ 13 June, 2018
LEAP Mentoring Uni Experience Day

Whole of Institution Lifecycle Approach to Widening Participation

The Widening Participation Strategic Framework 2018 – 2023, with its 4 pillars of Outreach, Pathways, Participation and Impact, has been endorsed by Executive Group and aims to increase the enrolment, retention and success of students from our equity groups.

/ 8 June, 2018

Our Curriculum Architecture  – Renewing the Light

Introducing the Curriculum Architecture Project - here we outline the project in more depth, unpack some of the foundational principles and direct you to forms to provide feedback.

/ 6 June, 2018