Category: Practice

Discussions around teaching practice.

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9 tips for remembering student names

Remembering names is hard, especially when it comes to large groups. However, knowing your students' names can make a huge difference to creating a warm and inclusive environment, and helping your students feel like they belong.

/ 26 February, 2019
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Welcome back to Teaching – Session 1, 2019

Feeling frazzled with the start of session? Here's some tips for you and your students and links to resources.

/ 26 February, 2019
L2C Macquarie Theatre

AV Lectern Training – New lectern types have arrived on Campus

Are you mystified by the various lecterns at Macquarie? No problem, the AVTS Team are running Lectern training sessions to ensure you can work it like a pro!

/ 21 February, 2019
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How do we turn moments of racism in the classroom into meaningful moments of learning, for every student present?

We teachers have each faced moments in our face-to-face teaching where we have had to respond quickly to racist assumptions/comments, be these explicit or subtle. We wondered how others teach their way through these moments so ran a campus-wide workshop...

/ 12 February, 2019

2019 Session 1 Drop-in Clinic and LIH Workshop Dates

Now that the holiday period is finished and preparations are underway for the beginning of Session 1 for 2019, it is time to start thinking about which Learning Innovation Hub workshops or support services you will use to get your...

/ 25 January, 2019

Are we digitally competent?

Learn about your strengths and improvement areas in digital technologies for teaching and learning with this special tool designed to improve digital competence in academic teaching in higher education.

/ 29 November, 2018
Beni Hassan Research Group: Penelope Blake, Hannah Vogel, Shannon Collis, Nicolle Leary. Photo by Mike Catabay for LIH

Real skills learned during hands-on authentic research

Lack of hierarchy in learning is a critical aspect of true partnership. Check out what students thought in this research project.

/ 28 November, 2018
20181106 One Health Science Fair

Innovative assessment captivating Biology students

One Health Antibiotic Resistance Science Fair – integrating research, teaching and outreach in assessment practice.

/ 20 November, 2018
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Achieving a work-life balance while juggling research and teaching

Mike Heimlich and Stuart Jackson from the School of Engineering, Michelle Leishman from Biological Sciences, and Orsola De Marco from Physics and Astronomy talk about their personal paths towards achieving work-life balance.

/ 20 November, 2018