Category: Human Interest

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Coffee Course Day 3: Feedback Timing

They say timing is everything, and it can be particularly crucial for the feedback experience. The key is to provide feedback with enough time for students to use it effectively to improve and advance their study.

/ 18 September, 2018
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Refugee Transitions – How Can We Facilitate Success For Students From Refugee Backgrounds

A recent study on the transition challenges students from refugee backgrounds face in the quest to achieve further education also provides a series of recommendations to help facilitate success.

/ 6 September, 2018
Ian Paulsen

Professors Profess: Ian Paulsen

Professor Ian Paulsen expresses his mutual love of science and gaming and the problem solving involved in both, his initial concerns about teaching and how diversifying and seizing opportunities is the way to survive the academic adventure.

/ 29 August, 2018
Zoe, Pierre, Matthew and Jacqueline

The Hum: Humans Of Macquarie

Zoe talks about Macquarie's collegial spirit, Pierre shares how he loves helping people, Jacqueline recalls how happy she's been to help establish the Medical Faculty and Matthew explains why uni's more enjoyable than school.

/ 23 August, 2018
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I Stand With You: How To Support The Respect.Now.Always. Project

With the Respect.Now.Always (RNA) Action Plan launched, learn what steps you can take to combat sexual assault and harassment in the Macquarie University Community.

/ 17 August, 2018
Sherman Young. Photo by Mike Catabay

Farewell to our PVC Learning and Teaching, Professor Sherman Young

Colleagues of Sherman Young share a few parting words as he finishes his time as Pro Vice-Chancellor Learning and Teaching.

/ 31 July, 2018
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Top 5 Tips For LGBTIQ+ Inclusion At MQ

These few simple actions from teaching staff can have a big impact on LGBTIQ+ inclusion at the university…

/ 31 July, 2018
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The Future of the Human Landscape – 2018 Outlook Conference

The Research Enrichment Program’s free Annual Outlook Conference is on 24-25 July and features a wonderful array of speakers from diverse disciplines to expand on their vision for humanity’s future.

/ 19 July, 2018
Amos, Dimity, Khyiah, Eugene

The Hum – Humans of MUIC

Amos tells us his Teaching Philosophy, Khyiah shares how she writes Young Adult Fiction, Eugene talks about student motivation and Dimity speaks about her move from W.A.

/ 6 July, 2018