New to teaching

PLaCe Capabilities

S2.1 Demonstrate competence in Macquarie educational tools and technologies.

A2.1 Describe and provide examples of formative and summative feedback tools and techniques including rubrics.

F2.1 Observe and reflect on the teaching of others.


You are new to teaching and have been selected to do some tutoring for a first year unit which is delivered both face to face and online. It’s your first time teaching but you’re hoping it won’t be your last as you understand teaching to be a significant factor in an academic career. You’re nervous and want to learn how to teach well with confidence.


Selected Resources

ResourceDescription
Learning & Teaching Induction ModuleAll the important learning and teaching things you need to know when you first commence at Macquarie. 35 minute Workday module.
Beginning to Teach ProgramAn online program designed to develop the teaching capability of those with limited or no experience of university teaching. Includes an opportunity to plan, facilitate and evaluate a short (‘micro’) teaching session and receive peer feedback.
Academic Integrity module for staff (foundation)An overview of academic integrity for teaching staff. 45 minute Workday module.
‘Discover your online presence’ video seriesPresent your best self for online teaching, whether you are running classes via Zoom or recording lectures. Series of 5 minute modules.
New to Teaching websiteEssential information and resources for staff new to teaching at MQ.
iLearn trainingView the currently available workshops and training for iLearn and other MQ learning technologies.

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