Category: Science and Engineering

From the Faculty of Science and Engineering.

Educators of Impact: In conversation with Joyce El-Haddad

As an associate lecturer in anatomy in the Department of Chiropractic, Joyce El-Haddad strives for the best in herself, her students and in her teaching practice. TECHE asks her what drives her aspirations to be the best teacher she can...

/ 10 November, 2020
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Learning is doing, learning is context

Professor Helen Pask, happy to have students back on campus, outlines how Physics units employ contextual learning for non-Physics majors. She reflects on moving teaching wholly online in session 1: some changes have been short-term but others will continue.

/ 2 November, 2020
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

Educators of Impact: In conversation with Dr Gaurav Gupta

Dr Gaurav Gupta is a computer programming educator who encourages his students to see the value of persistence over natural capability. Since his approach routinely produces student breakthroughs in learning, TECHE asks this self-confessed soccer obsessive how he consistently kicks...

/ 20 October, 2020

The science demo: an experience going virtual

Fun, messy science demos in classrooms. What do you do when you and your audience need to connect via the Internet instead?

/ 25 September, 2020

Teaching face-to-face in a laboratory: What I’d do in S2.

Read this simple checklist of how to create a safe learning environment for you and your students during practical sessions in laboratories and other specialised learning spaces

/ 23 July, 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

Let’s elevate authentic Project Based Learning!

Vertical Integrated project base learning (vPBL) as vehicle for authentic learning and transferability skill development. Students solve real engineering in teams to develop employability skills.

/ 18 November, 2019