Month: June 2018

Mariella Herberstein

Curriculum Architecture Feedback Results & Next Steps

Mariella Herberstein shares how the Curriculum Architecture project came about, what feedback the principles have received so far and what comes next.

/ 28 June, 2018
launching a paper plane

Messaging Students In iLearn Made Easy With New Tool

A new tool being introduced in iLearn allows you to automatically send messages to students at certain times or when triggered by certain actions. Personalised Learning Designer (PLD), facilitates easier communication with your students and can potentially help with progression...

/ 28 June, 2018
Compass

Navigate New Changes to the Assessment and Unit Guide Policies

This post outlines recent changes to the Assessment and Unit Guide Policies, which provide greater clarity and make them easier to navigate.

/ 28 June, 2018
Row of books

Faculty of Arts: Creating Session 2 Unit Readings In Leganto

A reminder to Faculty of Arts units using Leganto in Session 2 to send your reading lists to the Library soon, and information on training and how others can participate.

/ 26 June, 2018
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