All posts by Lyn Collins

Senior Instructional Designer in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Dr Mira Strkalj on the success of the B.ClinSci under her stewardship as Co-Director

Mira has helped to create a vibrant, student-centred, system based anatomy curriculum within BClinSc. The integrated study of the human body reinforces a sense of gratitude and respect to those who have donated their body for medical education. As she...

/ 13 November, 2019

Dr Chris Chiu hits TBL out of the park

TBL is a relatively new paradigm in medical education at Macquarie University. It is a teaching approach that is both dialogic and inquiry-driven where the primary responsibility for learning is on the student.

/ 28 October, 2019
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Dr Jen Rowland on the value of the HEA program

Jen explains that if you want to move into any role or promoted position in Higher Education, a HEA Fellowship demonstrates a commitment to teaching and leadership.

/ 14 October, 2019

Dr Joel Fuller on the articulation of career goals

Joel is only in his third year of teaching but already knows what he wants and where he is going.

/ 30 September, 2019

Dr Esther Lim on supporting student learning

Esther works hard at improving the quality of her teaching by reflecting on her practice, speaking with colleagues, attending professional learning opportunities and listening to her students.

/ 7 September, 2019

Dr Mark Butlin: Using technology with small groups

Mark uses Kahoot to engage students with critically thinking about practical tasks that are about to be undertaken, and then review the outcomes of the tasks when done.

/ 3 September, 2019

Dr Marina Junqueira Santiago: The power of play

The game-based approach adopted by Marina in Pharmacology tutorials ensures that students are actively engaged and motivated learners and receive regular feedback on their learning as part of the learning activity.

/ 19 August, 2019

Dr Albert Lee on the value of diagnostic assessment quizzes

Albert has a scientific approach to the delivery of MEDI304; a unit that invites students to complete a diagnostic assessment quiz in Week 0.  Results of the quiz support student learning and guide the planning of weekly lectures.

/ 5 August, 2019

Assoc Prof Bernard Champion on doctors in training and chickens

Bernard’s approach to teaching involves distilling a body of knowledge obtained through study and experience and communicating it in an accessible form to his students. He makes teaching look effortless.

/ 22 July, 2019