Tag: learning and teaching

Professor Ian Blair on the teaching and research nexus

Like any great researcher, Ian takes a scientific approach to his teaching: Assessing what he knows about learning and teaching, examining where the knowledge and skill gaps are, collecting data and evaluating his performance. Ian regularly avails himself of learning...

/ 9 December, 2019

The VC agrees: Alex Bhatti is a rising Early Career Academic and highly regarded by her students

Just this past week Alex Bhatti was awarded not one, but two Vice Chancellor Learning and Teaching awards, in the categories of “student-nominated” and “early career". In this article Alex shares how she caters for student diversity and engages students...

/ 25 November, 2019

Dr Mira Strkalj on the success of the B.ClinSci under her stewardship as Co-Director

Mira has helped to create a vibrant, student-centred, system based anatomy curriculum within BClinSc. The integrated study of the human body reinforces a sense of gratitude and respect to those who have donated their body for medical education. As she...

/ 13 November, 2019

Dr Chris Chiu hits TBL out of the park

TBL is a relatively new paradigm in medical education at Macquarie University. It is a teaching approach that is both dialogic and inquiry-driven where the primary responsibility for learning is on the student.

/ 28 October, 2019
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Save the date – “Educating for Success: 2020”

We are kicking off 2020 with an interactive and participative conference-style event called ‘Educating for Success: 2020’

/ 11 October, 2019

Dr Joel Fuller on the articulation of career goals

Joel is only in his third year of teaching but already knows what he wants and where he is going.

/ 30 September, 2019

Dr Mark Butlin: Using technology with small groups

Mark uses Kahoot to engage students with critically thinking about practical tasks that are about to be undertaken, and then review the outcomes of the tasks when done.

/ 3 September, 2019
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New Framework coming to support teaching at MQ

The Pro Vice Chancellor Learning and Teaching has been developing a comprehensive Professional Learning and Capability Enhancement (PLaCE) Framework.

/ 30 August, 2019

Dr Marina Junqueira Santiago: The power of play

The game-based approach adopted by Marina in Pharmacology tutorials ensures that students are actively engaged and motivated learners and receive regular feedback on their learning as part of the learning activity.

/ 19 August, 2019