Network with higher education researchers

The #HE Scholars Research Network connects and supports higher education researchers across Sydney-based universities. Next meeting 27 November.

/ 5 November, 2020

Resilience, re-imagining and recovery: A virtual CAULLT conference

Presentations (including 2 from MQ) on reimagining assessment in the wake of COVID.

/ 5 November, 2020

A community of practice for teaching and leadership

An invitation to join a network for the Teaching and Leadership job family.

/ 4 November, 2020
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Academic Senate Top 5, October 2020

On Tuesday 20 October Academic Senate held its meeting via Zoom, our 5th fully virtual meeting. The full agenda is on the Academic Senate website and papers are available on Truth.  To streamline holding such a large meeting with over 50 people in attendance we...

/ 4 November, 2020
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Spotlight on practice: How I teach now – Janet Dutton

Janet Dutton (Education) on how she and her teaching team work to model best practice in online learning for her Master of Teaching students.

/ 2 November, 2020
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Learning is doing, learning is context

Professor Helen Pask, happy to have students back on campus, outlines how Physics units employ contextual learning for non-Physics majors. She reflects on moving teaching wholly online in session 1: some changes have been short-term but others will continue.

/ 2 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

Faculty, department and program level reporting in iLearn insights

iLearn insights can now generate reports on faculty, department and at the program level.

/ 30 October, 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