All posts by Mathew Hillier

Mathew has been engaged by Macquarie University as an e-Assessment Academic in residence and is available to answer questions by MQ staff. Mathew specialises in Digital Assessment (e-Assessment) in Higher Education. Has held positions as an advisor and academic developer at University of New South Wales, University of Queensland, Monash University and University of Adelaide. He has also held academic teaching roles in areas such as business information systems, multimedia arts and engineering project management. Mathew recently led a half million dollar Federal government funded grant on e-Exams across ten university partners and is co-chair of the international 'Transforming Assessment' webinar series as the e-Assessment special interest group under the Australasian society for computers in learning in tertiary education. He is an honorary academic University of Queensland, Monash University and an adjunct academic at University of Tasmania.

iLearn Insights: Live Exam Monitor

Macquarie University teaching staff can keep an eye on students doing time-limited activities in iLearn (Moodle) using iLearn Insights 'Live Exam Monitor'.

/ 2 September, 2021

Exam preparation resources for staff – all in one place

Advice, guides and examples for staff preparing exams at Macquarie University - all in one place.

/ 1 September, 2021

Preparing Final Assessments

Top tips for teachers to prepare a final assessment or online exam using Macquarie University iLearn (Moodle).

/ 30 August, 2021
image of a dialogue box made with paper

Assessment policy brief: timely provision of criteria and feedback

Early provision of assessment criteria and timely feedback helps student learning.

/ 15 June, 2021
2 hour limit

Assessment policy brief: changes to group assessment weighting in a unit

Policy changes include a shift from applying weighting limits on group marking from the task level to the unit level

/ 19 May, 2021

Examiners: Submitting an ‘online exam’ to exams office

What examiners need to do in order to submit an 'online exam' to exams office.

/ 17 May, 2021