Category: Featured

Featuring our best stories and articles.

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Student Success @ Macquarie: we all have a role

The Student Success Strategic Framework Green Paper has just been released for review and feedback. It is a synthesis of research findings, staff and student workshops, surveys, and external reviews conducted over the past five years.

/ 15 November, 2018
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New curriculum connections for museum collections

Mapping collection objects with teaching units across campus: uncovering resources buried in the Uni’s museums to maximise their value to our skilled teaching staff and curriculum developers. It is all about removing barriers between the learning and teaching community and...

/ 15 November, 2018
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Watch Murray’s funny speech at the VC’s L&T Awards 2018

Sharing his very personal and candid story of growth, Dr Murray Taylor, who was the recipient of a Vice-Chancellor Citation Award in Learning and Teaching 2018, had the room in stitches. A moment too good not to share!

/ 14 November, 2018
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Surviving And Managing Marking

Helpful tips from the blog archive on how to manage intense marking periods and stay sane!

/ 8 November, 2018
Olga at the staff circus workshop

Defensive pessimism and self-handicapping: Helping students

Olga shares some lessons from the Staff Wellbeing Week circus skills workshop that can help educators deal with defensive pessimism in students.

/ 8 November, 2018
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Macquarie Employability Programs lead to Career Success

Help students to improve their career development awareness, employability skills and job search skills with the Professional Development and Create Your Future Programs.

/ 1 November, 2018
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Top Takeaways from the Global Classroom Workshop

Top tips from a workshop that got ‘sold out’ just 2 days after being advertised: understanding how to engage and communicate with international students.

/ 31 October, 2018
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Faculties well on their way to transforming the curriculum

Course design and renewal is a job for our experts! Faculties are focusing on maintaining high quality learning outcomes for students in tight timeframes.

Dominique Parrish

Welcome Dominique Parrish, new Pro Vice-Chancellor, Learning & Teaching

Welcome to the new Pro Vice-Chancellor, Learning & Teaching, Professor Dominique Parrish. She shares her story and her initial thoughts on arriving at Macquarie.

/ 25 October, 2018