Category: Faculty of Science and Engineering

From the Faculty of Science and Engineering.

Mastering the art of unit convening: preparing for a successful start of session

Charanya Ramakrishnan (Computing) shares her checklist to prepare for the start of the session – based on years of experience convening large units.

/ 13 May, 2024

I let students use AI for their essays. Here’s what I learnt.

Whether we're enthusiastic or sceptical about AI, we still need to teach students how to navigate the AI landscape.

/ 5 February, 2024

Celebrating award-winning educational leadership – Macquarie Business School / Faculty of Science & Engineering

A unique cross-faculty initiative between Macquarie Business School and Faculty of Science and Engineering has developed innovative capstone units that aim to prepare business and science students for post-pandemic ways of working.

/ 5 May, 2023

Celebrating award-winning teaching: Christian Thomas

Dr Christian Thomas relishes the challenge of showing students how mathematics is something that can bring wonder.

/ 20 April, 2023

Enhancing ‘teacher presence’ to improve online engagement

In the Faculty of Science and Engineering, improving Convenor (teacher) presence in the online space proved to be very effective for student engagement.

/ 25 January, 2023

What environmental sciences can tell us about teaching in higher education

How providing opportunities for learning outside the classroom can deliver memorable and authentic learning experiences.

/ 24 January, 2023

Engineering Student Employability Conference (ESEC) was a SUCCESS!  

Careers and employability were in the spotlight at Macquarie University’s first-ever Engineering Student Employability Conference (ESEC) on 23 November 2022.

/ 28 November, 2022

Rubrics: Why, What and How

A quick tour of the Why, What, and How behind rubrics - with links to resources.

/ 15 November, 2021

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