Category: Medicine and Health Sciences

From the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.

2020 MURI Intern Joanna Cai with her research sponsors & mentors

Student Partnership: Celebrating 10 years of the Macquarie Undergraduate Research Internship (MURI)

Joanna Cai, a second-year Bachelor of Media and Marketing student, shares her 2020 internship experience in the 10th cohort of the MURI program.

/ 2 November, 2020
MURI intern, Alora Cantwell

Research-enriched learning at MQ: Celebrating 10 years of the Macquarie Undergraduate Research Internship (MURI)

Alora Cantwell, a third-year biology student completing a Bachelor of Science, shares her 2020 internship experience in the 10th cohort of the Macquarie Undergraduate Research Internship (MURI).

/ 25 October, 2020

Learning design that fosters student engagement and autonomy

Leveraging the affordances of technology readily available in iLearn, a team of Convenors and Lecturers on a Linguistics Unit, developed a series of tasks to simulate the face-to-face experience of micro-teaching. The learning design changes had numerous positive outcomes, including...

/ 20 August, 2020

Departments rising to the challenges and opportunities created by Covid-19 travel restrictions

In this article, we share some of the creative efforts of three departments and individuals within the Faculty of Medicine, Health & Human Sciences.

/ 15 May, 2020
Celebrating graduation in isolation

Celebrating graduation in absentia in the era of Covid-19

This personal graduation account is a wonderful example of the ingenuity and resilience our graduates have demonstrated during this extraordinary time. It is highly likely that similar celebrations and reflections have been repeated across the globe as students adjust to...

/ 29 April, 2020

A/Prof Verity Pacey: Personalising online communication for students during these extraordinary times

Verity has recently become a ‘power-user’ and advocate of the iLearn ‘Personalised Learning Designer’ (PLD) tool, running a number of training sessions for DHP staff. Verity says, “It is a huge positive in terms of personalising online communication for our...

/ 9 April, 2020

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
Abstract background with twitter logo

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
Cath Dean - Educating for success 2020

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