Category: Featured

Featuring our best stories and articles.

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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
person on laptop looking stressed

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
Professor Catherine Dean

Professors Profess – Professor Catherine Dean

Professor Dean shares the story of her journey into academia, how she likes to teach, her advice to newer academics and what inspires her.

/ 26 April, 2018
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Register Your Interest For
Final HEA Fellowship Intake For 2018

Thinking about applying for an HEA Fellowship in 2018? Register your interest at an upcoming HEA information session.

/ 26 April, 2018
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Let’s Talk…. About Contract Cheating

What is it, how can you tell if an assignment has been written by one of these services and what can be done to combat it?

/ 24 April, 2018
Susan Vickery

A Day In The Life Of Susan Vickery,
Associate University Librarian

Get to know Susan Vickery, Associate University Librarian - how she loves connecting, her hugely diverse workload and how she likes to wind down.

/ 19 April, 2018
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What Is The Best Way To Allocate Groups?

Is random allocation or allowing students to pick their own groups best? Or do you use a different method? It's important to understand, and make clear to students, what you are actually trying to achieve with groupwork.

/ 19 April, 2018
Nicole Saunders and Kira Westaway

The Hum, Humans of Macquarie

Strolling around campus we bumped into Nicole Saunders and Kira Westaway and chatted about passionate students, the buzz around MAZE, using props in teaching and how the 'doing' always leads to deeper learning.

/ 12 April, 2018
Photo by Mike Catabay for FMHS

WTF is TBL?

What the Flipped is Team Based Learning? TBL is an active teaching and learning method which puts its own spin on the 'flipped classroom' approach.

/ 12 April, 2018