Category: Practice

Discussions around teaching practice.

Beacon Lights The Way: And What’s The Difference Between a CMS and SMS?

An interview with Gail White, Executive Director, Student Engagement and Registrar, on her role in Project Beacon, the difference between a CMS and an SMS and what will happen to AMIS.

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Coffee Course Day 2: The Role Of Emotions In The Feedback Experience

Giving and getting critical feedback can be an emotional experience. Here we look at ways to help both you and your students navigate the emotions and power dynamics of the feedback experience.

/ 29 August, 2018
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Cracking the HEA Code: How To Write Reflectively

The HEA Fellowship program is now well established at Macquarie. Are you currently writing your application or are thinking about it in the future? Here I share some tips and insights on how to tackle the tricky 'reflective' writing style...

/ 29 August, 2018
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Coffee Course Day 1: Why Is Feedback So Tricky To Get Right?

Olga and Geraldine, as guest writers for The ANU 'Coffee Courses' Professional Learning Program, have written a 5-day course on Feedback for Learning. Day 1 goes through common misconceptions about Feedback and how to rethink them.

/ 23 August, 2018
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Project Beacon Kicks Off

Project Beacon, the newly named Student Management Program Project, has kicked off Phase 1 this week with a demo of the chosen Curriculum Management System, CourseLoop.

2018 FoHS Student-Nominated Teaching Award

Spread the word about nominations for the 2018 Faculty of Human Sciences Student-Nominated Teaching Award.

/ 21 August, 2018
Macquarie Lighthouse

Curriculum Renewal: One Week Left For EOIs, Support Portal Info and Comp Winner Announced

A reminder there's one week left for Faculties to submit EOIs (the first stage of the submission process for 2020 course offerings); support portal and key resource links provided; and the new name for the Student Management Program is revealed.

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Pracademics: The Small Things

The Learning Innovation Hub and AVTS recently created two short videos on Lectern Fundamentals and Microphone Techniques. And people kind of flipped out. Why? Because it's the small things that go a long way when it comes to making the...

/ 9 August, 2018
Macquarie University Library

Referencing Drop-In Sessions At The Library

The Library's bibliographic referencing drop-in sessions, 'Wrestling With References', are running again this session. Drop by to get help with Endnote, Mendeley or Zotero.

/ 6 August, 2018