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Design for Change – How Service Design Thinking Can Improve Programs

The Global Leadership Program (GLP) recently embarked on a process of discovery using ‘service design thinking’ to enhance the student experience. In the Design for Change Project, we used service design tools and methods to involve GLP students in the process of program evaluation and design....

/ 5 October, 2017

“How do you change their mind?” Dame Jane Goodall

When Dame Jane Goodall visited Macquarie University on the occasion of speaking on the Compassionate Leadership and Effective Advocacy day, I was fortunate to see her in action. Her work was groundbreaking, not only for deepening our understanding of primates,...

/ 8 June, 2019

Design, Develop, Implement (DDI)

What is DDI? As universities seek to refresh their courses in order to deliver a curriculum that is responsive to the evolving nature and needs of the community, the process of curriculum renewal itself has become an increasingly researched topic.   One such methodology for curriculum renewal – Design, Develop, Implement...

/ 6 May, 2019

Exchanges are not just for students!

Macquarie has an amazing Staff exchange program for professional staff and I was lucky enough to be part of it.

/ 20 February, 2018
Hamburg by Chris Froissard

eLearning in Germany Through The Eyes Of A Macquarie University Learning Designer (Part 2)

I recently went on a staff exchange to Germany at Potsdam and Hamburg Universities via the Macquarie International 2017 Staff Exchange program.

/ 7 December, 2017
University of Potsdam - Chris Froissard

eLearning in Germany Through The Eyes Of A Macquarie University Learning Designer

I recently went on a staff exchange to Germany at Potsdam and Hamburg Universities via the Macquarie International 2017 Staff Exchange program.

/ 20 November, 2017

9 Tips For Designing A Non-Accredited Program: A Case Study

How does one design a non-accredited program? What works and what does not? This case study of a Macquarie program shares some insights... 

/ 7 September, 2016
darts and a target

Program-Level Design: 10 Practical Strategies For ‘Keeping It Real’

Program-level design helps to provide students with a coherent learning pathway, and ensures what they experience is more than a ‘collection of individual units’.

/ 3 May, 2016
Associate Professor Matt Bower receives award from VC 2019. Photo by Mike Catabay for LIH

2019 Winners Announced: Vice-Chancellor’s Learning and Teaching Awards

Congratulations to our 2019 L&T award winners - read how they motivate and inspire students to succeed.

/ 21 November, 2019