All posts by Geraldine Timmins

I was Community and Engagement Lead for the Learning Innovation Hub from January 2017 - October 2018 and Teche Editor during that time.

Amos, Dimity, Khyiah, Eugene

The Hum – Humans of MUIC

Amos tells us his Teaching Philosophy, Khyiah shares how she writes Young Adult Fiction, Eugene talks about student motivation and Dimity speaks about her move from W.A.

/ 6 July, 2018
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How I Upskilled My Students In Social Media Communication

It’s increasingly important for graduates to have strong communication skills, so here Katherine McClellan shares how she upskilled her students in blogging, Twitter and podcasts.

/ 14 June, 2018
Bill Ashraf

MQ HEA Program’s First Principal Fellow – Associate Professor Bill Ashraf

I sat down with Bill Ashraf, the first person to be awarded a Principal Fellowship in MQ's HEA Program. He talks about the application process, the importance of regular reflection and documentation of your progress, about digital innovation, his leadership...

/ 6 June, 2018
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FBE’s Operation Excel – from MOOCs to ModelOff

To raise awareness and the literacy level of Excel use, FBE embarked on a campaign which included the Excel for Business specialisation on Coursera and the Macquarie ModelOff Competition in the new Financial Decision Lab.

/ 1 June, 2018
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/ 17 May, 2018
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The Stickiness of Storytelling In Teaching

Here I delve into the magic and stickiness of storytelling. If you need some inspiration or a reminder to try out some storytelling in your teaching practice, here aresome simple pointers.

/ 11 May, 2018

The Hum, Humans of Macquarie

We chat to Francesca about the Socratic method in action, to Lucas about finding the right career path, Judith's experience of jury duty and Beaudi's VR experience of factory farms.

/ 11 May, 2018
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Sharing is Caring – The Many Advantages of Using iShare

iShare is MQ's digital content repository for learning and teaching. Search and contribute resources, link them directly in iLearn in multiple places at once and update files without having make adjustments in iLearn.

/ 4 May, 2018
Jaymie Parker

Behind The Scenes of iLearn with Jaymie Parker

We go behind the scenes of iLearn with its Systems Administrator, Jaymie Parker, finding out how updates work, more about some exciting new improvements and his thoughts on the future of the LMS.

/ 4 May, 2018