Category: Featured

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ELC

Get To Know The English Language Centre

The Macquarie University English Language Centre has been around for 29 years, is a leader in the sector, having won numerous awards and written the highly successful IELTS Online program, used worldwide. Find out more about this Macquarie gem that's...

/ 6 July, 2018
Amos, Dimity, Khyiah, Eugene

The Hum – Humans of MUIC

Amos tells us his Teaching Philosophy, Khyiah shares how she writes Young Adult Fiction, Eugene talks about student motivation and Dimity speaks about her move from W.A.

/ 6 July, 2018
Co-op program interviews

Developing Future-Ready Grads by Re-Designing Curriculum with Industry Partners

Hear about Macquarie's Co-op program, the Actuarial Studies Co-op, and what students and industry partners can learn from each other.

/ 5 July, 2018
Sign at door of Drop in Clinic

iLearn Drop-in Clinic for Session 2

iLearn Drop-in Clinic is back in the lead up to and start of S2 (16th July – 3 August 2018). Get customised help with iLearn, iTeach, Echo360, Turnitin and Feedback Studio and get questions answered about all other MQ learning...

/ 2 July, 2018
Mariella Herberstein

Curriculum Architecture Feedback Results & Next Steps

Mariella Herberstein shares how the Curriculum Architecture project came about, what feedback the principles have received so far and what comes next.

launching a paper plane

Messaging Students In iLearn Made Easy With New Tool

A new tool being introduced in iLearn allows you to automatically send messages to students at certain times or when triggered by certain actions. Personalised Learning Designer (PLD), facilitates easier communication with your students and can potentially help with progression...

/ 28 June, 2018
Compass

Navigate New Changes to the Assessment and Unit Guide Policies

This post outlines recent changes to the Assessment and Unit Guide Policies, which provide greater clarity and make them easier to navigate.

/ 28 June, 2018
Sean and Macquarie Lighthouse

What Does A 19th Century Architect Have To Do With MQ’s Curriculum Architecture Project?

A brief history of the Macquarie Lighthouse and how its redesign in the 1880s relates to the suggested new approach to the curriculum architecture.

/ 20 June, 2018
open book

3 Ideas For Better Exams: Beyond Cramming And Forgetting…

Here are some considerations to help you develop more pedagogically-sound practice for exams; steering away from exam design that simply focuses on ‘recalling’ information, towards one that provides students with an opportunity to analyse, synthesise, create and apply their knowledge...

/ 20 June, 2018