iLearn Dropin

iLearn Open House – Featuring EDCN814

This week we feature Dr. Rod Lane and his unit EDCN814 – Assessment Issues. Its purpose - to refine student knowledge and skills in educational assessment.

/ 20 November, 2017
Woman chats in Campus Common

Welcome to the New Teche

Welcome to the new Teche, Macquarie's Learning and Teaching Community.

/ 15 November, 2017
jellybeans arranged as two curved arrows forming a circle

Turn Feedback into Feedforward or a Degustation Menu

Lessons learned from a recent workshop on feedback, based on a large-scale Australian project titled ‘Feedback for Learning: Closing the Assessment Loop’.

/ 15 November, 2017
MMCCS students developing a script during the Pathways program.

Educational Media Production Internship – Call for Expressions of Interest

Are you a staff member keen to work with media students? Are you a student interested in producing educational media?

/ 15 November, 2017
Sherman Young. Photo by Mike Catabay

A Day in the Life:
Professor Sherman Young, Pro Vice-Chancellor Learning & Teaching

"One of the great things about my role is that every day is different" says Professor Sherman Young.

/ 15 November, 2017
Exchange of documents. Photo by Mike Catabay

Turnitin: What Percentage Is The Cutoff For Plagiarism?

A revamp of Teche's most popular post of all time, this delves into how to interpret the Feedback Studio Originality Report and if there is a specified cut off to determine plagiarism.

/ 15 November, 2017
Refections on the Macquarie University Library windows

Academic Promotion 2018 Dates

Considering applying for promotion? The next round of academic promotions will be held in June 2018. Applications for promotion to all levels are due on 1 June 2018. Academic staff thinking of applying for promotion next year are encouraged to...

/ 15 November, 2017
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If there was a university in Westeros … [making videos]

… all the academics would be using Personal Video Capture to connect more effectively with their students! There are 3 options for creating your own videos to share with students. We first took a bit of advice from the wise...

/ 10 November, 2017
student in Active Learning Space

A student-centred look at Active Learning Spaces

Active Learning Spaces (C5A 430, C5A 435, W2.4A 2.300and E7B 163at Macquarie) are student-centered classrooms, designed to facilitate and promote student participation and engagement.  At Macquarie the spaces contain large, group-sized desks, each equipped with AV (moveable monitors and keyboard per table), which can...

/ 2 November, 2017