All posts by Olga Kozar

I'm a 'long-term' Mq girl. I did my PhD here and taught on different courses, ranging from 1st year to PhD students. I now work in Learning and Teaching, which I love. I have 2 young kids and a dog, and I love meeting other Mq people, so give me a shout if you'd like to talk 'learning and teaching' or would like to brainstorm together.

Feedback to students: 3 strategies to try this semester [with a bonus download]

Let's look at some ways to improve the quality and quantity of feedback to students WITHOUT increasing the marking time!

/ 13 July, 2022

You, too, can publish teaching-related papers, because SOTL is like carrots!

Doing SOTL is easier than you might think... Have a look at your options!

/ 30 May, 2022

5 types of students ‘at-risk’ of holding back [and what can be done]

If you are like most teachers, you only have a handful of students who fully participate in your classes. What does research tell us about 'non-participating' students and what can we do about it?

/ 20 May, 2022

15 things that every new marker needs to know

A 5-minute activity on marking best practice. Do it. It's worth it!

/ 4 March, 2022

How do I encourage students to use their webcams? 4 practical ideas

Tired of black rectangles with students’ names instead of video? Feeling like you are talking into a void? This post will give you some practical strategies to encourage your students to use their cameras.

/ 24 February, 2022

Have you tried blind marking yet?

Pros, cons and practical tips for using blind marking in iLearn and Turnitin.

/ 17 November, 2021

Hand-picked resources and a step-by-step guide on getting started with SOTL

Are you new to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL)? Here's a curated list of resources and a step-by-step guide to get you started.

/ 5 November, 2021

So, I tested 2 options for interactive videos (H5P and Echo360), and here’s what I found..

MQ has 2 options for interactive video: H5P and Echo360. Which one is better? Let's compare!

/ 25 August, 2021

Convening a unit? Here are graphic syllabus resources for you!

Students tend to do better when they clearly understand how unit elements are interrelated. Here's one tool to achieve it.

/ 9 August, 2021