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.

Spotlight on practice: speed dating, electric guitars and goosebumps in accounting – Nandini Krishna Kumar

Nandini Kumar set out to bust the myth that accounting is a boring subject. Here’s how she connects with her students to make learning fun.

/ 23 February, 2024

Teaching and Leadership Community of Practice unpacks the hot topics

Demonstrating that collaboration, collegiality – and community – works for supporting teaching – and teachers.

/ 23 February, 2024

Small changes – big impacts: learnings from neurodivergence action research

Neurodivergent students face many learning challenges at university - however small changes to how your unit is taught can make a big difference.

/ 20 February, 2024

If you love to talk about learning & teaching – join the club!

The Learning & Teaching Podcast Discussion Club is where you can engage with other MQ colleagues to exchange ideas and experiences.

/ 13 February, 2024
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I took the plunge and added an industry placement to a non-WIL unit

How do you make sure students gain practical experience, apply theory and connect with industry all in one unit? Agi Bodis (Linguistics) explains.

/ 23 January, 2024

Contemporary Approaches to University Teaching MOOC: Enrol now for S1 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.

/ 22 January, 2024

Beginning to Teach program: starts 30 January

An introductory teaching program with a practical focus for those who are just starting or have a couple of sessions of university teaching under their belt. Join now and be ready to teach in S1 with increased confidence.

/ 11 January, 2024

Make teaching development part of your game plan

Professional development for teaching: Here's what's on offer in 2024.

/ 11 January, 2024