Tag: assessment

Exam preparation resources for staff – all in one place

Advice, guides and examples for staff preparing exams at Macquarie University - all in one place.

/ 1 September, 2021

Preparing Final Assessments

Top tips for teachers to prepare a final assessment or online exam using Macquarie University iLearn (Moodle).

/ 30 August, 2021
darts and a target

Online exam cheating or just confusion?

Academic integrity is complex, doubly so for online exams. Being clear to students about the exam rules will help everyone.

/ 17 May, 2021

Examiners: Submitting on-campus exam files

Examiners: finalise and submit in-person on-campus final exam files to the exams office for the session 1 2021 exam period.

/ 3 May, 2021

Do pharmacists explain medicines adequately? Ask students to use data to find out

From science to linguistics, early childhood education to accountancy, students studying these subjects will engage in collecting and using data by examining real-life scenarios – such as comparing the practices of pharmacists in their suburbs.

/ 7 November, 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

In the time of COVID-19: What about the exam?

The replacement of face to face invigilated examinations has been exercising many minds since the start of the COVID19 emergency. What are the options?

/ 8 April, 2020

Dr Albert Lee on the value of diagnostic assessment quizzes

Albert has a scientific approach to the delivery of MEDI304; a unit that invites students to complete a diagnostic assessment quiz in Week 0.  Results of the quiz support student learning and guide the planning of weekly lectures.

/ 5 August, 2019
3D render of a medical background with DNA strands

Dr Amalie Dyda: Teaching in a research-led manner

Amalie brings world-class research into the Master of Public Health to teach students about foundations and new advances in health informatics.

/ 8 July, 2019