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.

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

Demystifying generative AI for teaching

Educate yourself about generative AI so you can guide your students and use it effectively yourself.

/ 1 March, 2024

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