Category: Practice

Discussions around teaching practice.

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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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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

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
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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

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
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Updates to iLearn Insights as a result of your feedback

Check out these great tools in iLearn Insights that help educators engage students and keep track of how students are going.

/ 26 April, 2019
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Transferable Skills for EMCRs: workshop registrations now open

Early and mid-career researchers interested in gaining key skills that will help them build successful careers are invited to join the Transferable Skills Toolkit workshops.

/ 16 April, 2019