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.

Exam preparation resources for staff – all in one place – updated for S2 2022

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

/ 9 August, 2022

Standardised late submission penalties at MQ

Standardised late submission rules come into force at Macquarie University for S2 2022 onwards.

/ 12 July, 2022
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L&T Quick Guide series launch

Bite sized chunks of Learning and Teaching theory and practice to get you started...

/ 23 June, 2022

Constructive alignment in a nutshell: identifying what we want students to learn

Designing activities and assessment to best support the desired learning outcomes.

/ 9 June, 2022

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

Preparing Final Assessments

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

/ 30 August, 2021
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Assessment policy brief: timely provision of criteria and feedback

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

/ 15 June, 2021