Category: Featured

Featuring our best stories and articles.

Not sure where to start with the move online? Start here.

The basics steps to preparing for learning and teaching online.

/ 26 March, 2020

COVID-19 Online Learning and Teaching Guide

Macquarie University is committed to supporting students and staff during the recent outbreak of COVID-19. This guide outlines steps to get up and running with online delivery. For the latest COVID-19 updates for Learning and Teaching, check our Staff L&T...

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Dr Rimante Ronto: Twitter as a learning resource for higher education

Twitter has real-world relevance as it is a common platform in health promotion campaigns and would enable reflective practice through its micro-blogging affordances.

/ 9 March, 2020
Kira Westaway

The Reality of Learning: VR Experiences

Virtual-reality is now a key tool in higher-education. Hear Associate Professor Kira Westaway share the amazing benefits and real-life experiences that virtual reality can offer students.

/ 6 March, 2020
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The Macquarie MD Assessment Portfolio

Educating for success means offering students the opportunity to track their learning and development. Hear Professor Catherine Dean from the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences speak on how the Macquarie Assessment Portfolio (MAP) is allowing our doctors of the...

/ 5 March, 2020

Integrating technology with face to face learning

Education in the digital age is a much-discussed topic. Dr Matthew Bailey recently explored the idea himself in his Educating for Success: 2020 presentation. Hear him speak on the development of online study components that enhance in-class activities and group...

/ 4 March, 2020
Taryn Jones

Assessment fit for the modern graduate

How do we prepare future health professionals for the modern workplace? Associate Professor Taryn Jones answers this question by looking at the programmatic approach to assessments.

/ 3 March, 2020
Pamela Humphreys

English language proficiency and Academic literacies

At our recent event, Educating for Success: 2020, Dr Pamela Humphreys spoke on the important work that Macquarie University English Language Centre is doing to support ESL students.

/ 2 March, 2020

Congratulations to our Award – winning duo

Universities Australia on Tuesday 25 February announced all 2019 Australian Awards for University Teaching. Congratulations to both Dr Prashan Karunaratne and Dr Murray Taylor from Macquarie Business School.

/ 26 February, 2020