Category: Arts

From the Faculty of Arts.

Design, Develop, Implement (DDI)

What is DDI? As universities seek to refresh their courses in order to deliver a curriculum that is responsive to the evolving nature and needs of the community, the process of curriculum renewal itself has become an increasingly researched topic.   One such methodology for curriculum renewal – Design, Develop, Implement...

/ 6 May, 2019

Video based assessment in non-media subjects

Video based assessment is being used in a variety of ways across Macquarie. Check out the summary of this presentation from the Festival of Assessment on the topic.

/ 2 May, 2019

The humble Wiki

by Cathy Mewes and Bettina Pfaendner In the process of teaching students we are in a constant wave of decision making: How do we transmit our content knowledge in a way that sticks with the learner and enables them to...

/ 1 May, 2019

Need feedback on your unit?

Wondering how your unit is being received by students? Are the intention of your unit reaching and benefiting student learning?

/ 29 March, 2019

“Thank you for a wonderful training session!”

15 casual academic tutors followed the invitation of the FoA L&T team on the 21st of March to get together and share their experience of first time teaching at Macquarie University in the Faculty of Arts. “It was impactful” In...

/ 25 March, 2019

Assessing Participation

Assessing class participation is increasingly becoming part of the mainstream learning and teaching education experience for university students and instructors. This form of assessments most frequently falls under the category of continuous, formative assessment. In other words, it is assessment...

/ 25 March, 2019

3D Digital Heritage Capture: Macquarie Lightstation 200 years

On 30 November 2018, 200 years to the day of the first Macquarie lighthouse being lit, we launched a digital heritage resource at a civic event next to the lighthouse as well as on our website and the Trust’s website so...

/ 11 December, 2018

Are we digitally competent?

Learn about your strengths and improvement areas in digital technologies for teaching and learning with this special tool designed to improve digital competence in academic teaching in higher education.

/ 29 November, 2018
Beni Hassan Research Group: Penelope Blake, Hannah Vogel, Shannon Collis, Nicolle Leary. Photo by Mike Catabay for LIH

Real skills learned during hands-on authentic research

Lack of hierarchy in learning is a critical aspect of true partnership. Check out what students thought in this research project.

/ 28 November, 2018