Category: Student Success

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Tell your students: New peer support programs available through Learning Skills

Do your students need extra help with using online learning technologies or improving their writing? Learning Skills are excited to announce two new peer support programs available in Semester 2 for students.

/ 15 August, 2019

TEDS are moving Online

Teaching Evaluation for Development Services (TEDS) are going online, find out more.

/ 5 August, 2019
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iLearn Drop-in Clinic for Session 2 2019

iLearn Drop-in Clinic is back in the lead up to and start of S2 (15th July – 2 August 2019). Get customised help with iLearn, iTeach, Echo360, Turnitin and Feedback Studio and get questions answered about all other MQ learning...

/ 9 July, 2019

Developing Language Use descriptors for the non-linguist

MUIC is taking the development of students’ English language proficiency seriously by including Language Use descriptors in language-rich assessment rubrics. This article explains how we went about the development of these descriptors, to be used by the non-linguist.

/ 26 June, 2019
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New ideas for evaluating teams and group work

Attend the Team Evaluation workshop to learn how to enhance the grading of group work in iLearn.

/ 24 June, 2019

Making Connections Through Academic Mentoring

Macquarie academics support students from refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds to navigate university and feel more connected at university.

/ 19 June, 2019
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PACE Community of Practice: Equitable Student Access to Work-Integrated Learning

Work-integrated learning (WIL) is a valuable strategy to prepare graduates for their futures. However, not all students who want, or need, a WIL placement gain access to one. This raises an important question: how can organisations and universities work together...

/ 24 May, 2019
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Using Echo360 for video assignments

Find out how you can use the Echo360 Active Learning Platform to facilitate the capture and submission of video assignments.

/ 10 May, 2019
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Connecting teaching and research through applied and engaged PACE units: A look at ECON381

In the current ERA environment, finding ways to engage with end-users of research is a challenge faced by all academics. ECON381 is a PACE and capstone unit that provides opportunities to connect directly with end-users of research while contributing to...

/ 2 May, 2019