Category: Human Sciences

From the Faculty of Human Sciences.

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Learning and Teaching Innovation in FoHS

Learning and teaching innovations from the Faculty of Human Sciences

/ 5 December, 2017

Get excited! Auto-Tutorial Groups in iLearn

Development work has been done on iTeach, which will allow for Unit Convenors to automatically create Tutorial Groups in iLearn, that will be automatically updated when a student changes Tutorial Group in eStudent. Available from S1 2018.

/ 23 November, 2017
Door with 'Macquarie University Exam session 2' sign on the front

What’s The FHS Process For Session 2 Exams?

Here’s an overview of the main need to know’s for Faculty of Human Sciences Exams…… Exam meetings in the Departments Moderation of assessments should have been taking place throughout the unit offering this session. Recommended that program based committee meetings...

/ 23 November, 2017

New Special Consideration Policy, From Session 3

The current Disruption to Studies (DTS) process is being replaced with a new Special Consideration policy which takes effect from Session 3 (4th December 2017).

/ 23 November, 2017

FHS Teacher Of The Week:Tracy Worthington

Dr Tracy Worthington is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Educational Studies I was born in North Ryde, so I’m excited that this past July my life and career brought me back full circle to here thanks to my...

/ 23 November, 2017
iLearn Dropin

iLearn Open House – Featuring EDCN814

This week we feature Dr. Rod Lane and his unit EDCN814 – Assessment Issues. Its purpose - to refine student knowledge and skills in educational assessment.

/ 20 November, 2017
active learning space with bender from Futurama on screens

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are good, right?

What other ways could Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence be leveraged in Higher Ed?

/ 26 October, 2017

Active Learning: Special FLTC Recap

The Special FLTC Meeting on Thursday 12th October, open to all staff in the faculty, explored our big blue sky ideas for active learning in the curriculum.

/ 25 October, 2017

iLearn. Sigh. #justaskbev

There is no type of rubric I have not mastered – a standard (weighted) rubric, a custom rubric, or a qualitative rubric! I am, however, completely confounded by the fact that my rubric is never attached to assignments in the Feedback...

/ 14 September, 2017