Category: Learning Technologies

Tips and how to get the best out of your learning technologies.

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What Is Innovation Anyway?

An exploration of the ubiquitous concept of innovation, trying to understand why the word can be confusing, misleading and misunderstood.

/ 18 January, 2018
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Just Stay Calm – And Engage Technology

Technology is meant to empower the participants in this teaching-learning dance while maintaining the boundaries between human and machine.

/ 14 December, 2017
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Tech To Amplify Our Shared Humanity: The 5 Rs of ASCILITE 2017

The themes that really stood out during ASCILITE17 were the concepts of simplicity, humanity and connection.

/ 7 December, 2017
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eLearning in Germany Through The Eyes Of A Macquarie University Learning Designer (Part 2)

I recently went on a staff exchange to Germany at Potsdam and Hamburg Universities via the Macquarie International 2017 Staff Exchange program.

/ 7 December, 2017
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Proof of Concept Projects: 2017 Update

Proof of concept projects span University wide and range over several service areas. Here we touch on some of these new and innovative approaches.

/ 6 December, 2017

Bring the world to them

Dr. Lay Peng, unit convenor of MKTG306, thought "what can I do to make the unit more practical?" The answer came to her from the quote, “bring the world to them and take them to the world.”

/ 4 December, 2017
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Looking To Engage Your Students (and everyone else) With Your Research?

Some ideas to package research differently and boost the impact of your research ideas in your teaching practice and beyond.

/ 30 November, 2017
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Live Streaming Conditions In 2018

In Session 1, 2018, over 115 units across Macquarie will have live streaming enabled.

/ 30 November, 2017

Get excited! Auto-Tutorial Groups in iLearn

Development work has been done on iTeach, which will allow for Unit Convenors to automatically create Tutorial Groups in iLearn, that will be automatically updated when a student changes Tutorial Group in eStudent. Available from S1 2018.

/ 23 November, 2017