Category: Student Success

Making a video series for students (by staff!)

A reflection about the development of a video series created to engage students in a new study mode.

/ 29 May, 2020

Online exam preparation advice for students

Macquarie University has released a suite of resources to help students get ready for upcoming online exams.

/ 19 May, 2020

Online Learning Student Feedback Survey

The PVC-L&T team has developed a survey to gather students’ feedback about their experience of online learning.

/ 1 May, 2020
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New kids on the block!

Read about the new iLearn block designed as a convenient touchpoint for students during this period of rapid pedagogical change.

/ 21 April, 2020

Practical Tips for TEDS Surveys in the online teaching environment

If you haven’t decided yet about whether or not to order a TEDS survey this semester, check out the post on TEDS in Turbulent Times Before we go on to tips about surveying successfully, it’s important to remind you that...

/ 8 April, 2020

TEDS in Turbulent Times – What should we do?

Here are some reasons to seek students’ feedback, even (or especially) at this challenging time.

/ 8 April, 2020

Improve personalised student emails by using iLearn Insights ‘Variables’

iLearn Insights now have the capability to make your emails visually appealing by adding bold, clickable links and different types of headings. You can also use iLearn Insights variables to add dynamic content to your emails to students with minimum...

/ 3 April, 2020

StudyWISE Refresh

Extensively refreshed to support MQ2020, the StudyWISE iLearn unit is a toolbox to help students develop research skills, academic writing skills and more.

/ 2 April, 2020
Kira Westaway

The Reality of Learning: VR Experiences

Virtual-reality is now a key tool in higher-education. Hear Associate Professor Kira Westaway share the amazing benefits and real-life experiences that virtual reality can offer students.

/ 6 March, 2020