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PACE Community of Practice: Equitable Student Access to Work-Integrated Learning

Work-integrated learning (WIL) is a valuable strategy to prepare graduates for their futures. However, not all students who want, or need, a WIL placement gain access to one. This raises an important question: how can organisations and universities work together...

/ 24 May, 2019
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Adobe Creative Cloud and Lynda.com: a tasty combo for MQ staff

Roadtesting a couple of apps from the Adobe Creative Cloud: sharing takeaways and tips after the campus-wide launch.

/ 24 May, 2019
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Engaging students with interactive technology

Professor Ian Johnson teaches human anatomy and neuroscience in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. Ian trialled a ’flipped classroom’ approach, putting the important conceptual information online as pre-reading. With the use of images and interactive technology (ALP) during...

/ 17 May, 2019
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Using Echo360 for video assignments

Find out how you can use the Echo360 Active Learning Platform to facilitate the capture and submission of video assignments.

/ 10 May, 2019
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Academic Senate Top 5, April 2019

Check out the Top 5 items discussed at the April meeting of the Academic Senate.

/ 8 May, 2019

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
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Macquarie HEA Fellowship program now open for mid-2019 application

Macquarie educators interested in having their professional practice in higher education teaching, learning support, and leadership recognised, can now register to apply for HEA Fellowship.

/ 3 May, 2019

The two-fold benefit of inviting researchers into MRes Units

The learning and teaching issue for Ben and Danè are two sides of the same coin: How to encourage invited guest researchers to deliver a presentation that is meaningful for student learning; and facilitating a valuable student learning opportunity delivered...

/ 3 May, 2019
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Connecting teaching and research through applied and engaged PACE units: A look at ECON381

In the current ERA environment, finding ways to engage with end-users of research is a challenge faced by all academics. ECON381 is a PACE and capstone unit that provides opportunities to connect directly with end-users of research while contributing to...

/ 2 May, 2019