Category: Medicine and Health Sciences

From the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.

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
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Dr Rimante Ronto: Twitter as a learning resource for higher education

Twitter has real-world relevance as it is a common platform in health promotion campaigns and would enable reflective practice through its micro-blogging affordances.

/ 9 March, 2020
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The Macquarie MD Assessment Portfolio

Educating for success means offering students the opportunity to track their learning and development. Hear Professor Catherine Dean from the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences speak on how the Macquarie Assessment Portfolio (MAP) is allowing our doctors of the...

/ 5 March, 2020
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Assessment fit for the modern graduate

How do we prepare future health professionals for the modern workplace? Associate Professor Taryn Jones answers this question by looking at the programmatic approach to assessments.

/ 3 March, 2020

Professor Ian Blair on the teaching and research nexus

Like any great researcher, Ian takes a scientific approach to his teaching: Assessing what he knows about learning and teaching, examining where the knowledge and skill gaps are, collecting data and evaluating his performance. Ian regularly avails himself of learning...

/ 9 December, 2019

The VC agrees: Alex Bhatti is a rising Early Career Academic and highly regarded by her students

Just this past week Alex Bhatti was awarded not one, but two Vice Chancellor Learning and Teaching awards, in the categories of “student-nominated” and “early career". In this article Alex shares how she caters for student diversity and engages students...

/ 25 November, 2019

Dr Mira Strkalj on the success of the B.ClinSci under her stewardship as Co-Director

Mira has helped to create a vibrant, student-centred, system based anatomy curriculum within BClinSc. The integrated study of the human body reinforces a sense of gratitude and respect to those who have donated their body for medical education. As she...

/ 13 November, 2019

Dr Chris Chiu hits TBL out of the park

TBL is a relatively new paradigm in medical education at Macquarie University. It is a teaching approach that is both dialogic and inquiry-driven where the primary responsibility for learning is on the student.

/ 28 October, 2019
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Dr Jen Rowland on the value of the HEA program

Jen explains that if you want to move into any role or promoted position in Higher Education, a HEA Fellowship demonstrates a commitment to teaching and leadership.

/ 14 October, 2019