Category: Featured

Featuring our best stories and articles.

global classroom workshop

Top Takeaways from the Global Classroom Workshop

Top tips from a workshop that got ‘sold out’ just 2 days after being advertised: understanding how to engage and communicate with international students.

/ 31 October, 2018
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Faculties well on their way to transforming the curriculum

Course design and renewal is a job for our experts! Faculties are focusing on maintaining high quality learning outcomes for students in tight timeframes.

Dominique Parrish

Welcome Dominique Parrish, new Pro Vice-Chancellor, Learning & Teaching

Welcome to the new Pro Vice-Chancellor, Learning & Teaching, Professor Dominique Parrish. She shares her story and her initial thoughts on arriving at Macquarie.

/ 25 October, 2018
JoAnne Sparks

Thanks and Farewell to JoAnne Sparks

JoAnne Sparks is retiring from the University after almost six years. Some of JoAnne's closest colleagues wanted to say a few words to pay tribute as she says farewell to Macquarie University.

/ 25 October, 2018
people from the Macquarie University Research Internship

Internship Program Recognised For Outstanding Work With Diverse Young People

Congratulations to the Macquarie Undergraduate Research Internship program (MURI) who have been nominated for a NSW Youth Work Award for the Outstanding Work with Diverse Young People Award! Find out more about the program and how it is helping students...

/ 18 October, 2018
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iLearn Is Having A Facelift

iLearn is changing in February 2019. Nothing too drastic, it'll undergo a facelift, so the navigation and layout will be slightly different. Familiarise yourself now with the changes so you don't get caught out in February.

/ 18 October, 2018

Thoughts On The Inspired Learning Summit

I recently attended the Inspired Learning Summit at UNSW which focused on 'students as partners'. Check out what I learned about putting students in the centre of design, and about adaptive learning technologies, interactive tools and emerging video trends.

/ 15 October, 2018
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Top 5 Tips To Make Feedback Effective

To conclude the 5-part Coffee Course on Feedback, we draw out the Top 5 tips to help make feedback most effective.

/ 15 October, 2018
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Learning in Partnership – The Beni Hassan Research Group

We know that doing hands-on research is an excellent way of developing critical thinking, communication skills, attention to detail, and much more – in short, skills which would be handy in any job. The Department of Ancient History is running a...

/ 10 October, 2018