Month: July 2018

Sherman Young. Photo by Mike Catabay

Farewell to our PVC Learning and Teaching, Professor Sherman Young

Colleagues of Sherman Young share a few parting words as he finishes his time as Pro Vice-Chancellor Learning and Teaching.

/ 31 July, 2018
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Top 5 Tips For LGBTIQ+ Inclusion At MQ

These few simple actions from teaching staff can have a big impact on LGBTIQ+ inclusion at the university…

/ 31 July, 2018
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The New Academic Integrity Module: Shining The Spotlight On Principles And Practice

The new Academic Integrity Policy encourages all students and staff to complete the Academic Integrity Module. This new module takes around one hour to work through and builds awareness of academic integrity principles and practice at Macquarie.

/ 31 July, 2018
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Drop-In Clinic or Do It Yourself?

The iLearn Drop-In Clinic is running for one more week. If you're unable to make it, or want to DIY, here are the most common questions and answers that arise during Drop-In.

/ 26 July, 2018
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Putting Transition Pedagogy Into Practice At MUIC-ELC

Transitioning between school-based and higher education-based learning can be challenging. The team at MUIC and ELC, currently re-designing their curriculum, are exploring new strategies and developing more interactive activities to help smooth this transition pathway.

/ 26 July, 2018
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Aboriginal Cultural Safety Training – A Learning & Teaching Exchange

Walanga Muru’s Aboriginal Cultural Safety Training was launched last week, as part of NAIDOC Week Celebrations, at a enthusiastically-attended Learning and Teaching Exchange event. We heard from several members of the community about what cultural safety means to them.

/ 25 July, 2018

A Thousand Tiny Universities – My Impressions From HERDSA

At this year's HERDSA, Associate Professor Barbara Grant introduced the idea of "A Thousand Tiny Universities", a way to address current movements in the sector.

/ 24 July, 2018

Curriculum Architecture Town Hall Wrap Up & Your Questions Answered

An overview of this week's Curriculum Architecture Town Hall, with links to the revised principles, information on the naming competitions and questions posed at the Town Hall are answered here.

/ 19 July, 2018
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The Future of the Human Landscape – 2018 Outlook Conference

The Research Enrichment Program’s free Annual Outlook Conference is on 24-25 July and features a wonderful array of speakers from diverse disciplines to expand on their vision for humanity’s future.

/ 19 July, 2018