Category: Human Interest

Mindful Mentoring

Mentoring is as much about counseling as it is transferring knowledge and leadership skills. Mem Mahmut's peer nominations for a Faculty 'Mentor Award' are evidence of his status as a positive role model to improve the confidence and capability of...

/ 16 April, 2021

Collective efficacy: An example of how to improve the student experience

When teams of educators believe they can make a difference, exciting things can happen to student learning. Read on to find out about the process used by the Master of Clinical Audiology team to improve the student experience.

/ 17 December, 2020
2020 MURI Intern Joanna Cai with her research sponsors & mentors

Student Partnership: Celebrating 10 years of the Macquarie Undergraduate Research Internship (MURI)

Joanna Cai, a second-year Bachelor of Media and Marketing student, shares her 2020 internship experience in the 10th cohort of the MURI program.

/ 2 November, 2020
MURI intern, Alora Cantwell

Research-enriched learning at MQ: Celebrating 10 years of the Macquarie Undergraduate Research Internship (MURI)

Alora Cantwell, a third-year biology student completing a Bachelor of Science, shares her 2020 internship experience in the 10th cohort of the Macquarie Undergraduate Research Internship (MURI).

/ 25 October, 2020

Everyone belongs at MQ

An online survey provides us with a snapshot of the MQ community at a time that will be uniquely remembered for its social distancing. Equally though, this period has made us realise how important belonging is to us all.

/ 1 October, 2020
Zara Bending - Photo by Mike Catabay for TECHE

Spotlight on practice: How I teach now – Zara Bending

Zara Bending (Law) talks about the opportunities provided by the move to online learning and how she uses her communication 'superpower'!

/ 1 October, 2020
Celebrating graduation in isolation

Celebrating graduation in absentia in the era of Covid-19

This personal graduation account is a wonderful example of the ingenuity and resilience our graduates have demonstrated during this extraordinary time. It is highly likely that similar celebrations and reflections have been repeated across the globe as students adjust to...

/ 29 April, 2020

A/Prof Verity Pacey: Personalising online communication for students during these extraordinary times

Verity has recently become a ‘power-user’ and advocate of the iLearn ‘Personalised Learning Designer’ (PLD) tool, running a number of training sessions for DHP staff. Verity says, “It is a huge positive in terms of personalising online communication for our...

/ 9 April, 2020
Abstract background with twitter logo

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