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Featuring our best stories and articles.

Academic Senate

Academic Senate Top 5, April 2019

Check out the Top 5 items discussed at the April meeting of the Academic Senate.

/ 8 May, 2019

Design, Develop, Implement (DDI)

What is DDI? As universities seek to refresh their courses in order to deliver a curriculum that is responsive to the evolving nature and needs of the community, the process of curriculum renewal itself has become an increasingly researched topic.   One such methodology for curriculum renewal – Design, Develop, Implement...

/ 6 May, 2019
2019 MQ HEA Fellowship applicants

Macquarie HEA Fellowship program now open for mid-2019 application

Macquarie educators interested in having their professional practice in higher education teaching, learning support, and leadership recognised, can now register to apply for HEA Fellowship.

/ 3 May, 2019

The two-fold benefit of inviting researchers into MRes Units

The learning and teaching issue for Ben and Danè are two sides of the same coin: How to encourage invited guest researchers to deliver a presentation that is meaningful for student learning; and facilitating a valuable student learning opportunity delivered...

/ 3 May, 2019
old books

Connecting teaching and research through applied and engaged PACE units: A look at ECON381

In the current ERA environment, finding ways to engage with end-users of research is a challenge faced by all academics. ECON381 is a PACE and capstone unit that provides opportunities to connect directly with end-users of research while contributing to...

/ 2 May, 2019

Video based assessment in non-media subjects

Video based assessment is being used in a variety of ways across Macquarie. Check out the summary of this presentation from the Festival of Assessment on the topic.

/ 2 May, 2019
ilearn insights on laptop

Updates to iLearn Insights as a result of your feedback

Check out these great tools in iLearn Insights that help educators engage students and keep track of how students are going.

/ 26 April, 2019
essay writing

10 free Studiosity consultations for our students every session

All Macquarie students can now access Studiosity’s ‘Connect Live’ service to get help with core subject areas such as maths, English, accounting and statistics. They also have access to Studiosity’s ‘Writing Feedback’ service which provides feedback on structure, style and...

/ 26 April, 2019
Kate Scrivener with students

We never forget good teachers: Kate Scrivener

FMHS Teacher Feature #3: In order to promote the development of analytical skills, Kate Scrivener developed a package of resources designed to authenticate the learning experience. The learning resources have received excellent feedback from staff and students.

/ 15 April, 2019