Category: Featured

Featuring our best stories and articles.

Live Class Workbooks

Create a shared document to monitor student activity responses in real time during live classes.

/ 31 October, 2023

From confusion to confidence – mapping the journey for first-year students.

Lisa Rohanek (MQBS) outlines how she nurtures the students in her first-year units and then teaches them to be self-reliant. Is it mothering or just good teaching practice? Read on – and then judge for yourself.

/ 31 October, 2023

A recipe for teaching success: Free Development Opportunities

All of the ingredients laid out ready for you to cook up a feast!

/ 23 October, 2023
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What to do with quizzes now that ChatGPT quickly aces them? Here’s one idea…  

If you have automatically graded quizzes in iLearn, then read on.

/ 22 October, 2023

Spotlight on practice: Using rich case studies to make learning stick – Joel Fuller

Joel Fuller (Health Sciences) explains how connecting students with real stories develops holistic clinical skills.

/ 9 October, 2023

Teachers beware: The Feedback Sandwich might be off the menu!

Before you craft your next Feedback Sandwich, consider reassessing its ingredients! While the Sandwich method is popular, its effectiveness is under debate.

/ 3 October, 2023

Where’s Hector? And why has he been popping up all over campus?

Dr Hector Viveros Tapia (MQBS) is using our beautiful campus to foster connections with, and between, students – and they’re all having a great time in the process!

/ 20 September, 2023

A faculty-wide approach to improving first-year student experience boosts retention in MQBS

Lisa Rohanek (MQBS) explains how support from the top and right across the faculty is really driving a shared strategic approach to student success – and it’s working!

/ 8 September, 2023

Exam preparation resources for staff – all in one place – updated for S1 2024

Advice, guides and examples for staff preparing exams at Macquarie University - all in one place.

/ 18 August, 2023