Category: Arts

From the Faculty of Arts.

“Thank you for a wonderful training session!”

15 casual academic tutors followed the invitation of the FoA L&T team on the 21st of March to get together and share their experience of first time teaching at Macquarie University in the Faculty of Arts. “It was impactful” In...

/ 25 March, 2019

Assessing Participation

Assessing class participation is increasingly becoming part of the mainstream learning and teaching education experience for university students and instructors. This form of assessments most frequently falls under the category of continuous, formative assessment. In other words, it is assessment...

/ 25 March, 2019

3D Digital Heritage Capture: Macquarie Lightstation 200 years

On 30 November 2018, 200 years to the day of the first Macquarie lighthouse being lit, we launched a digital heritage resource at a civic event next to the lighthouse as well as on our website and the Trust’s website so...

/ 11 December, 2018

Are we digitally competent?

Learn about your strengths and improvement areas in digital technologies for teaching and learning with this special tool designed to improve digital competence in academic teaching in higher education.

/ 29 November, 2018
Beni Hassan Research Group: Penelope Blake, Hannah Vogel, Shannon Collis, Nicolle Leary. Photo by Mike Catabay for LIH

Real skills learned during hands-on authentic research

Lack of hierarchy in learning is a critical aspect of true partnership. Check out what students thought in this research project.

/ 28 November, 2018

‘If they succeed, we succeed’– AHIX110’s outstanding OUA student satisfaction ratings

The Arts Faculty Learning and Teaching team recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Dr Mark Hebblewhite and Associate Professor Lea Beness, to talk about the outstanding Student Satisfaction ratings for their OUA course, AHIX110 The Fall of the...

/ 27 November, 2018
museum teaching objects

New curriculum connections for museum collections

Mapping collection objects with teaching units across campus: uncovering resources buried in the Uni’s museums to maximise their value to our skilled teaching staff and curriculum developers. It is all about removing barriers between the learning and teaching community and...

/ 15 November, 2018
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Learning in Partnership – The Beni Hassan Research Group

We know that doing hands-on research is an excellent way of developing critical thinking, communication skills, attention to detail, and much more – in short, skills which would be handy in any job. The Department of Ancient History is running a...

/ 10 October, 2018

A Thousand Tiny Universities – My Impressions From HERDSA

At this year's HERDSA, Associate Professor Barbara Grant introduced the idea of "A Thousand Tiny Universities", a way to address current movements in the sector.

/ 24 July, 2018