Category: Featured

Featuring our best stories and articles.

Developing Language Use descriptors for the non-linguist

MUIC is taking the development of students’ English language proficiency seriously by including Language Use descriptors in language-rich assessment rubrics. This article explains how we went about the development of these descriptors, to be used by the non-linguist.

/ 26 June, 2019
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New ideas for evaluating teams and group work

Attend the Team Evaluation workshop to learn how to enhance the grading of group work in iLearn.

/ 24 June, 2019

Peer nominations are now open

Take 2 minutes to help your colleagues get recognised!

/ 21 June, 2019
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PACE Community of Practice: Principles-based thinking to guide decision-making for research ethics & PACE

The updated National Statement and the Australian Code are guidance documents setting out principles for research ethics and integrity. How can we use these documents to guide ethical research practice and governance in the PACE program?

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Dr Emily Don extols the benefits of developing firm foundations!

Emily’s teaching ’aha’ moments came during FiLT in 2016. Emily believes she would have gone into teaching very underprepared if she hadn’t done FiLT.

/ 20 June, 2019

Making Connections Through Academic Mentoring

Macquarie academics support students from refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds to navigate university and feel more connected at university.

/ 19 June, 2019

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
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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...