Category: Student learning

Yi Li. Photo by Mike Catabay for TECHE

Spotlight on practice: Community-centered teaching and learning – Yi Li

Yi Li (Marketing) demonstrates marketing philosophy in her teaching practice, explaining how she creates a solid online community through a 'consumer-centric' approach to teaching.

/ 12 November, 2020

Educators of Impact: In conversation with Joyce El-Haddad

As an associate lecturer in anatomy in the Department of Chiropractic, Joyce El-Haddad strives for the best in herself, her students and in her teaching practice. TECHE asks her what drives her aspirations to be the best teacher she can...

/ 10 November, 2020

Do pharmacists explain medicines adequately? Ask students to use data to find out

From science to linguistics, early childhood education to accountancy, students studying these subjects will engage in collecting and using data by examining real-life scenarios – such as comparing the practices of pharmacists in their suburbs.

/ 7 November, 2020
2020 MURI Intern Joanna Cai with her research sponsors & mentors

Student Partnership: Celebrating 10 years of the Macquarie Undergraduate Research Internship (MURI)

Joanna Cai, a second-year Bachelor of Media and Marketing student, shares her 2020 internship experience in the 10th cohort of the MURI program.

/ 2 November, 2020

Why is a leaf green? How to change an assessment to an inquiry

A simple question like 'Why is a leaf green?' is a good basis for an internet search, and can be the starting point for an assignment whereby students write a report distinguishing 'good evidence' and 'poor evidence'.

/ 28 October, 2020
MURI intern, Alora Cantwell

Research-enriched learning at MQ: Celebrating 10 years of the Macquarie Undergraduate Research Internship (MURI)

Alora Cantwell, a third-year biology student completing a Bachelor of Science, shares her 2020 internship experience in the 10th cohort of the Macquarie Undergraduate Research Internship (MURI).

/ 25 October, 2020

Educators of Impact: In conversation with Dr Gaurav Gupta

Dr Gaurav Gupta is a computer programming educator who encourages his students to see the value of persistence over natural capability. Since his approach routinely produces student breakthroughs in learning, TECHE asks this self-confessed soccer obsessive how he consistently kicks...

/ 20 October, 2020

Three ways to enhance academic integrity in your unit

The rapid move to online learning has left many students increasingly vulnerable to contract cheating companies. Here are three ways to deal with it.

/ 28 September, 2020

The science demo: an experience going virtual

Fun, messy science demos in classrooms. What do you do when you and your audience need to connect via the Internet instead?

/ 25 September, 2020