Category: Featured

Featuring our best stories and articles.

Meet the finalists for the Vice-Chancellor’s Learning and Teaching Awards, 2020

Join us in congratulating all our Highly Commended Finalists in the running for this year's Vice-Chancellor’s Learning and Teaching Awards. Bravo!

/ 20 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
Zara Bending - Photo by Mike Catabay for TECHE

Spotlight on practice: How I teach now – Zara Bending

Zara Bending (Law) talks about the opportunities provided by the move to online learning and how she uses her communication 'superpower'!

/ 1 October, 2020

A new process to prepare exams

Changes for the November 2020 exam period aim to improve the quality of exams and the student experience.

/ 23 September, 2020

Discover your Voice: Prepare your voice for online teaching delivery

Vocal and breathing exercises to warm up your voice so you can record effective online teaching materials and ensure you don’t damage your most important instrument!

/ 18 September, 2020

Get the scoop on what your students think

Reading MQScoop, our University's student blog, is a useful way of reconnecting and reflecting on how our interactions with students shape their experience at Macquarie.

/ 4 September, 2020

Blended synchronous learning – an example from professional practice

This post shares a few techniques the MQBS Co-op team, the students and I are using to retain interactive discussions and activities in the blended synchronous environment.

/ 3 September, 2020

Spotlight on practice: Beating the COVID blues and teaching online – John Knox

His students consider him a 'knowledge master' when it comes to helping them learn online. Here, John Knox (Linguistics) shares his thoughts on what works for him when teaching online.

/ 24 August, 2020
DFAT Briefing in Canberra

Is there an undiscovered global leader in your classroom?

With a focus on cross-cultural understanding, leadership, international issues, innovation, and entrepreneurship, the Global Leadership Program provides students with the knowledge, skills and networks they’ll need to advance in their professional and personal lives.

/ 18 August, 2020