Month: June 2019

Developing an effective poster presentation

A poster session is a good opportunity to present yourself and your research in a favorable light, make contacts and get useful feedback. There will be considerable competition for the audience’s time; you’ll need to capture their attention and communicate...

/ 28 June, 2019
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Get Better at Presentations: A Guide for Students

Our presentation guide was published in 2015 and is still going strong (after updating a couple of links!). Here is a quick intro, written by Lucy Arthur in the original Teche. Almost half of employers rate communication skills as their top hiring...

/ 28 June, 2019

Principles of English Language Statement: What’s that?

The University recently updated its Principles of English Language Statement. Not sure what that is? Read about it here.

/ 26 June, 2019

Developing Language Use descriptors for the non-linguist

MUIC is taking the development of students’ English language proficiency seriously by including Language Use descriptors in language-rich assessment rubrics. This article explains how we went about the development of these descriptors, to be used by the non-linguist.

/ 26 June, 2019

The VR Underground

The story of creating VR versions of Caves in China. Also, Portable VR rigs delivered from the Reality Embedded In Motion (REIM) project are now available.

/ 25 June, 2019
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New ideas for evaluating teams and group work

Attend the Team Evaluation workshop to learn how to enhance the grading of group work in iLearn.

/ 24 June, 2019

Peer nominations are now open

Take 2 minutes to help your colleagues get recognised!

/ 21 June, 2019
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PACE Community of Practice: Principles-based thinking to guide decision-making for research ethics & PACE

The updated National Statement and the Australian Code are guidance documents setting out principles for research ethics and integrity. How can we use these documents to guide ethical research practice and governance in the PACE program?

/ 21 June, 2019
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Dr Emily Don extols the benefits of developing firm foundations!

Emily’s teaching ’aha’ moments came during FiLT in 2016. Emily believes she would have gone into teaching very underprepared if she hadn’t done FiLT.

/ 20 June, 2019