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All posts by Lilia Mantai

Lilia's PhD was on the role of social support in the development of researcher identities in the PhD. She is a Higher Ed professional, passionate about education, research, and providing support to staff and students.

Pracademics – Teaching during the PHD

For this article we asked Learning Innovation Hub Senior Learning Designer and Teche regular Dr Lilia Mantai, who graduated on 21 September 2017 with a PhD on doctoral education (very meta) at Macquarie.

/ 3 October, 2017
Lilia Mantai graduation - Photo by Michael Garganera

Pracademics – Teaching during the PHD

"One’s networks and communities, friends, family and colleagues all contribute to how one develops and views themselves as a researcher."

/ 3 October, 2017
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Designing Classroom Interaction with Digital Technology

Classroom response systems (CRS) are well recognised active learning strategies. Although student participation and engagement doesn’t necessarily equal learning, we know that active learning strategies promote learning. We also know that many lecturers who teach large student cohorts employ various active...

/ 14 September, 2017

Designing Classroom Interaction with Digital Technology

Although student participation and engagement doesn't necessarily equal learning, we know that active learning strategies promote learning.

/ 12 September, 2017

Teaching With Cultural Diversity

In this post, we draw attention to the impact of diversity on learning and teaching and provide some suggestions on how to incorporate more awareness and understanding into your practice.

/ 31 August, 2017

How Well Do You Know Your International Students?

If Macquarie Learning & Teaching staff increase their awareness of the experience of international students, and know where to find support, as a community we can foster a positive learning environment for over 20% of our cohort.

/ 24 August, 2017
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Ten Easy Ways to put Research And Inquiry Into Units – FAQs

Over the last ten weeks Emeritus Professor Angela Brew presented ten simple suggestions to help you change your units or parts of your units to develop students’ research skills and competencies that you can adapt to suit your particular context. Here is...

/ 10 August, 2017
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Ten Easy Ways to put Research And Inquiry Into Units (10/10)

This series of posts presents ten simple suggestions to help you change your units or parts of your units to develop students’ research skills and competencies that you can adapt to suit your particular context.

/ 3 August, 2017
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Ten Easy Ways To Put Research And Inquiry Into Units (9/10)

This series of posts presents ten simple suggestions to help you change your units or parts of your units to develop students’ research skills and competencies that you can adapt to suit your particular context.

/ 27 July, 2017