Category: Featured

Featuring our best stories and articles.

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The Cultural Heritage Impact: How PACE Unit AHIS392 Is Shaping Better Graduates

Former PACE students provide long term reflections on their PACE experience. As these students go from strength to strength, we see how their PACE experience served as an important first step on their career journeys.

/ 24 May, 2018
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/ 17 May, 2018
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Most Online Students Are NOT Satisfied – And 3 Practical Ideas on How to Improve This

Delivering units to external students online shouldn't mean just taking face-to-face content or activities and putting them online. Here are 3 ideas to improve the online experience for external students.

/ 17 May, 2018
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Connecting Literacies Portal Launched

Connecting Literacies, a central online repository where you can both share and find quality teaching and learning support resources, has just launched as a community unit in iLearn.

/ 15 May, 2018
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The Stickiness of Storytelling In Teaching

Here I delve into the magic and stickiness of storytelling. If you need some inspiration or a reminder to try out some storytelling in your teaching practice, here aresome simple pointers.

/ 11 May, 2018

The Hum, Humans of Macquarie

We chat to Francesca about the Socratic method in action, to Lucas about finding the right career path, Judith's experience of jury duty and Beaudi's VR experience of factory farms.

/ 11 May, 2018
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What Makes Good Educational Media? We Asked Macquarie Students

What makes good educational media? Our recent Media Production interns weighed in on the matter.

/ 10 May, 2018
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Sharing is Caring – The Many Advantages of Using iShare

iShare is MQ's digital content repository for learning and teaching. Search and contribute resources, link them directly in iLearn in multiple places at once and update files without having make adjustments in iLearn.

/ 4 May, 2018
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5 Practical Ideas To Prevent Ghostwriting

In response to Rebecca's great article on Contract Cheating and this week's Academic Integrity workshops, I reflect on why students are drawn to ghostwriting and, most importantly, what we can do about it.

/ 2 May, 2018