Category: Teaching Practice

Discussions around teaching practice.

MUIC think tank

MUIC Is Re-Designing Its Curriculum Too

After successful ThinkTank sessions, the Macquarie University International College (MUIC) is re-designing its curriculum by more effectively embedding academic literacies, authentic assessments, formative feedback, active learning and critical reflection.

/ 20 June, 2018
curriculum puzzle pieces

10 Things To Know About The Curriculum Architecture Project

Here we unpack some of the key principles, provide more information on your part within the project and send a reminder to add your comments to the feedback forms.

/ 14 June, 2018
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How I Upskilled My Students In Social Media Communication

It’s increasingly important for graduates to have strong communication skills, so here Katherine McClellan shares how she upskilled her students in blogging, Twitter and podcasts.

/ 14 June, 2018

Academic Senate Top 5, May 2018

In this meeting we covered the Curriculum Architecture Project, the Purpose and Composition of Academic Senate, the Global MBA, Policy Approvals of HDR Supervision Policy and Procedure, the Assessment and the Unit Guide, and we sent a big thank you...

/ 13 June, 2018
Macquarie Lighthouse

Our Curriculum Architecture  – Renewing the Light

Introducing the Curriculum Architecture Project - here we outline the project in more depth, unpack some of the foundational principles and direct you to forms to provide feedback.

/ 6 June, 2018
Bill Ashraf

MQ HEA Program’s First Principal Fellow – Associate Professor Bill Ashraf

I sat down with Bill Ashraf, the first person to be awarded a Principal Fellowship in MQ's HEA Program. He talks about the application process, the importance of regular reflection and documentation of your progress, about digital innovation, his leadership...

/ 6 June, 2018
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Actions To Take Now To Prepare for Session 2

With just 7 weeks until the start of Session 2, here's a comprehensive Learning Technologies related checklist to help you prepare.

/ 6 June, 2018

Considerations For Transferring Face-To-Face Activities Online

How to do you modify tried and tested face-to-face activities for the online environment? Dr. Kim Wilson shares her experience.

/ 6 June, 2018

The Agility of Active Learning

You don’t need to be in an active learning space or use fancy equipment for active learning to occur. The opposite of passive learning, it is about engagement, ownership, participation, and authenticity and it should be at the heart of...

/ 31 May, 2018