Category: Human Interest

Hands coming together

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

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
Kate Scrivener with students

We never forget good teachers: Kate Scrivener

FMHS Teacher Feature #3: In order to promote the development of analytical skills, Kate Scrivener developed a package of resources designed to authenticate the learning experience. The learning resources have received excellent feedback from staff and students.

/ 15 April, 2019

We never forget good teachers!

When you spend 30 minutes with Dr Liz Schroeder, it’s easy to see why students nominated her for a 2018 VC teaching award for ’significant contribution to the quality of student learning‘.

/ 21 March, 2019
Macquarie's HEA Fellows Feb 2019

Senior HEA Fellow, Dr Olga Kozar, shares her HEA application story

Olga (in the middle of the photo in the red top) gives an insider's view on what it's like applying for HEA Fellowship here at Macquarie.

/ 6 February, 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
STEM Careers forum

Career Tips from a STEM panel discussion

The Faculty of Science and Engineering Women in STEM committee combined with the IEEE Women in Engineering to discuss career paths.

/ 29 November, 2018
Desserts from The Sweetest Memory promo video

Shared humanity through recipes and personal memories

Everyone has a recipe and a sweet memory to share: Help students from refugee or asylum-seeker backgrounds AND get a great recipe story book.

/ 28 November, 2018
Photo by Ben White

Celebrating World Access to Higher Education Day

The Widening Participation Unit celebrated World Access to Higher Education Day in style: engaging with higher education practitioners to discuss student equity, equitable access, policy, research and practice; planning a roadtrip with Sean; and publishing a book we can all...

/ 28 November, 2018