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Designing Classroom Interaction with Digital Technology

Classroom response systems (CRS) are well recognised active learning strategies. Although student participation and engagement doesn’t necessarily equal learning, we know that active learning strategies promote learning. We also know that many lecturers who teach large student cohorts employ various active...

/ 14 September, 2017
Headshot of Beverley Miles, with caption 'just ask Bev'

iLearn. Sigh. #justaskbev

Dear Bev, I go to great lengths to give my students critical concise feedback on their assessments. I follow the university’s evidence-based procedure (examples). I just don’t see any sign that my students are reading the feedback I give them, let alone addressing...

/ 14 September, 2017
Gaigest

Gaigest – September 2017

Preparing for Session 3, inspiration for your iLearn unit and more. A monthly digest by Gai.

/ 12 September, 2017

Designing Classroom Interaction with Digital Technology

Although student participation and engagement doesn't necessarily equal learning, we know that active learning strategies promote learning.

/ 12 September, 2017

Teaching With Cultural Diversity

In this post, we draw attention to the impact of diversity on learning and teaching and provide some suggestions on how to incorporate more awareness and understanding into your practice.

/ 31 August, 2017
John Croucher. Photo by Michael Garganera

Professors Profess: John S. Croucher

There were two overhead projectors spaced about ten metres apart and I had to go from one to the other as I wrote my words of wisdom on them. I soon became very fit!

/ 30 August, 2017
Student walking on a path - Photo by Mike Catabay for Learning Innovation Hub

We Were All First Years Once

"The transition from school to the real world is a big one, and there are things that I now take for granted that were so foreign to me in the early days."

/ 24 August, 2017

How Well Do You Know Your International Students?

If Macquarie Learning & Teaching staff increase their awareness of the experience of international students, and know where to find support, as a community we can foster a positive learning environment for over 20% of our cohort.

/ 24 August, 2017

EdTech Spotlight: VoiceThread

VoiceThread is an interactive collaboration and sharing tool that enables users to add images, documents, and videos to which other users can add voice, text, audio file or video comments – all asynchronously.

/ 17 August, 2017