Category: Arts

From the Faculty of Arts.

Webinar – Making the rapid transition to online learning

Join Matt Bower for this one hour webinar, where he will provide a jumpstart overview of how to map your existing teaching approach into online mode.

/ 19 March, 2020

Integrating technology with face to face learning

Education in the digital age is a much-discussed topic. Dr Matthew Bailey recently explored the idea himself in his Educating for Success: 2020 presentation. Hear him speak on the development of online study components that enhance in-class activities and group...

/ 4 March, 2020

Introducing ARTS1000

Article by Dr Jayde Cahir and Sonia Saddiqui Using the DDI methodology, the Faculty of Arts has been busy creating ARTS1000 Humanities and the World through a collaborative process involving students, academics and industry partners. Here’s a snapshot of what...

/ 19 July, 2019

The VR Underground

The story of creating VR versions of Caves in China. Also, Portable VR rigs delivered from the Reality Embedded In Motion (REIM) project are now available.

/ 25 June, 2019

“How do you change their mind?” Dame Jane Goodall

When Dame Jane Goodall visited Macquarie University on the occasion of speaking on the Compassionate Leadership and Effective Advocacy day, I was fortunate to see her in action. Her work was groundbreaking, not only for deepening our understanding of primates,...

/ 8 June, 2019

Design, Develop, Implement (DDI)

What is DDI? As universities seek to refresh their courses in order to deliver a curriculum that is responsive to the evolving nature and needs of the community, the process of curriculum renewal itself has become an increasingly researched topic.   One such methodology for curriculum renewal – Design, Develop, Implement...

/ 6 May, 2019

Video based assessment in non-media subjects

Video based assessment is being used in a variety of ways across Macquarie. Check out the summary of this presentation from the Festival of Assessment on the topic.

/ 2 May, 2019

The humble Wiki

by Cathy Mewes and Bettina Pfaendner In the process of teaching students we are in a constant wave of decision making: How do we transmit our content knowledge in a way that sticks with the learner and enables them to...

/ 1 May, 2019

Need feedback on your unit?

Wondering how your unit is being received by students? Are the intention of your unit reaching and benefiting student learning?

/ 29 March, 2019