Category: Featured

Featuring our best stories and articles.

FMHS Teacher Feature: Dr Cara Hildreth

Dr Cara Hildreth is Course Director, Bachelor of Clinical Sciences, in the Department of Biomedical Sciences. In this article Cara explains her unique approach to preparing for lectures and how she supports student learning.

/ 7 June, 2019
2017 Academic Staff Award winner with VIPs

The Learning and Teaching Awards has a new look!

Renovated Learning and Teaching Awards! Now easier to nominate, apply and win with new categories and easier application steps.

/ 5 June, 2019
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PACE Community of Practice: Equitable Student Access to Work-Integrated Learning

Work-integrated learning (WIL) is a valuable strategy to prepare graduates for their futures. However, not all students who want, or need, a WIL placement gain access to one. This raises an important question: how can organisations and universities work together...

/ 24 May, 2019
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Adobe Creative Cloud and Lynda.com: a tasty combo for MQ staff

Roadtesting a couple of apps from the Adobe Creative Cloud: sharing takeaways and tips after the campus-wide launch.

/ 24 May, 2019
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Engaging students with interactive technology

Professor Ian Johnson teaches human anatomy and neuroscience in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. Ian trialled a ’flipped classroom’ approach, putting the important conceptual information online as pre-reading. With the use of images and interactive technology (ALP) during...

/ 17 May, 2019
1960s TV control room

Using Echo360 for video assignments

Find out how you can use the Echo360 Active Learning Platform to facilitate the capture and submission of video assignments.

/ 10 May, 2019
Academic Senate

Academic Senate Top 5, April 2019

Check out the Top 5 items discussed at the April meeting of the Academic Senate.

/ 8 May, 2019

Design, Develop, Implement (DDI)

What is DDI? As universities seek to refresh their courses in order to deliver a curriculum that is responsive to the evolving nature and needs of the community, the process of curriculum renewal itself has become an increasingly researched topic.   One such methodology for curriculum renewal – Design, Develop, Implement...

/ 6 May, 2019
2019 MQ HEA Fellowship applicants

Macquarie HEA Fellowship program now open for mid-2019 application

Macquarie educators interested in having their professional practice in higher education teaching, learning support, and leadership recognised, can now register to apply for HEA Fellowship.

/ 3 May, 2019