All posts by Geraldine Timmins

I am the Community and Engagement Lead for the Learning Innovation Hub and Teche Editor. I like joining the dots and starting conversations. Feel free to get in touch with story and event ideas.

Amos, Dimity, Khyiah, Eugene

The Hum – Humans of MUIC

Amos tells us his Teaching Philosophy, Khyiah shares how she writes Young Adult Fiction, Eugene talks about student motivation and Dimity speaks about her move from W.A.

/ 6 July, 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
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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
Bill Ashraf

MQ HEA Program’s First Principal Fellow – Associate Professor Bill Ashraf

I sat down with Bill Ashraf, the first person to be awarded a Principal Fellowship in MQ's HEA Program. He talks about the application process, the importance of regular reflection and documentation of your progress, about digital innovation, his leadership...

/ 6 June, 2018
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FBE’s Operation Excel – from MOOCs to ModelOff

To raise awareness and the literacy level of Excel use, FBE embarked on a campaign which included the Excel for Business specialisation on Coursera and the Macquarie ModelOff Competition in the new Financial Decision Lab.

/ 1 June, 2018
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Boost Your Professional Development with Lynda

Access over 6500 professional learning courses with Lynda.com to boost your professional development and learn new skills.

/ 17 May, 2018
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The Stickiness of Storytelling In Teaching

Here I delve into the magic and stickiness of storytelling. If you need some inspiration or a reminder to try out some storytelling in your teaching practice, here aresome simple pointers.

/ 11 May, 2018

The Hum, Humans of Macquarie

We chat to Francesca about the Socratic method in action, to Lucas about finding the right career path, Judith's experience of jury duty and Beaudi's VR experience of factory farms.

/ 11 May, 2018
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Sharing is Caring – The Many Advantages of Using iShare

iShare is MQ's digital content repository for learning and teaching. Search and contribute resources, link them directly in iLearn in multiple places at once and update files without having make adjustments in iLearn.

/ 4 May, 2018