Category: Learning Technologies

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

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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
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Turnitin: What Percentage Is The Cutoff For Plagiarism?

A revamp of Teche's most popular post of all time, this delves into how to interpret the Feedback Studio Originality Report and if there is a specified cut off to determine plagiarism.

/ 15 November, 2017
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A student-centred look at Active Learning Spaces

Active Learning Spaces (C5A 430, C5A 435, W2.4A 2.300and E7B 163at Macquarie) are student-centered classrooms, designed to facilitate and promote student participation and engagement.  At Macquarie the spaces contain large, group-sized desks, each equipped with AV (moveable monitors and keyboard per table), which can...

/ 2 November, 2017

Designing Classroom Interaction with Digital Technology

Although student participation and engagement doesn't necessarily equal learning, we know that active learning strategies promote learning.

/ 12 September, 2017
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Macquarie University runs first trial Of BYOD E-Exams

Macquarie University recently ran its first trial of BYOD e-Exams. How did it go?

/ 20 July, 2017
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Flying High – How to Drone in the Classroom

"For the Earth and Planetary students, the game is changing for these guys", says Associate professor Craig O’Neill.

/ 21 September, 2016