All posts by L&T Development

The Learning and Teaching Staff Development team works with staff across the University to ensure they are supported to facilitate quality learning for students. This includes offering professional development, contributing to curriculum and assessment design, recognising and rewarding good practice, supporting peer review of teaching, and leading scholarly reflection. Email professional.learning@mq.edu.au with questions or requests.

Showcasing award winning teaching: Ali Lalbakhsh

Helping MQ College engineering students overcome an attitude of ‘not being good enough’ drives Ali Lalbakhsh‘s mindset growth philosophy.

/ 11 June, 2024

Contemporary Approaches to University Teaching MOOC: Enrol now for S2 2024

It’s free, self-paced and has something for everyone – whether you’re a new teacher, an emerging HE leader, or wanting to enhance student learning or your teaching practice.

/ 4 June, 2024

Showcasing award-winning teaching: Irina Dedova

Irina Dedova tackled the challenge of a crowded curriculum by redesigning her teaching materials and activities, making a difficult subject more digestible and understandable to maximise student success.

/ 3 June, 2024

Building a community of practice – from go to whoa

Explore the power of a community of practice for collaborative problem-solving, idea sharing, and skill development.

/ 29 May, 2024

Ask us: how do I encourage students to put down their phones in class?

We find the answer: suggestions for cultivating a distraction free learning zone.

/ 23 May, 2024

Experiments in teaching: shaking up teamwork, assessment and feedback

Nandini Kumar (Accounting and Corporate Governance) has a passion for teaching which drives her to constantly experiment with techniques to engage students and ensure they have the skills to succeed.

/ 14 March, 2024

Take your unit design and delivery to the next level – to benefit all your students – with UDL

Embrace Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles to enhance your unit design, make learning activities seamlessly accessible for all students and reduce the need for reasonable adjustments.

/ 6 March, 2024