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.

Three ways to enhance academic integrity in your unit

The rapid move to online learning has left many students increasingly vulnerable to contract cheating companies. Here are three ways to deal with it.

/ 28 September, 2020

Introducing PLaCE: the framework for learning and teaching staff development

The Professional Learning and Capability Enhancement (PLaCE) framework sets out the capabilities for the professional practice of teaching and teaching support at Macquarie.

/ 24 September, 2020

Spotlight on practice: Keeping students on track and motivated – Nathan Hart

Nathan Hart (Biology) shares his intensive approach to student communication this year and his own learnings about iLearn – in-between filming experiments on crickets on his kitchen table.

/ 24 September, 2020
Philip Chappell - Photo by Mike Catabay for TECHE

Spotlight on practice – The essentials of online learning: flexibility, genuine care … and a cat – Phil Chappell

Phil Chappell (Linguistics) tells of the importance of showing genuine concern for students and how he redesigned his unit to handle any situation!

/ 24 September, 2020

Discover your Voice: Prepare your voice for online teaching delivery

Vocal and breathing exercises to warm up your voice so you can record effective online teaching materials and ensure you don’t damage your most important instrument!

/ 18 September, 2020

Discover your online presence: Video series continues – Develop confidence on camera

If you are nervous about recording yourself on camera, then watch this video for some practical tips.

/ 17 September, 2020

Discover your online presence: Practical tips for presenting on camera

A series of short videos providing practical strategies for improving your online recordings

/ 9 September, 2020