Tag: learning and teaching

celebrating students

Student Success @ Macquarie: we all have a role

The Student Success Strategic Framework Green Paper has just been released for review and feedback. It is a synthesis of research findings, staff and student workshops, surveys, and external reviews conducted over the past five years.

/ 15 November, 2018
20181031 Murray Taylor VC L&T Awards

Watch Murray’s funny speech at the VC’s L&T Awards 2018

Sharing his very personal and candid story of growth, Dr Murray Taylor, who was the recipient of a Vice-Chancellor Citation Award in Learning and Teaching 2018, had the room in stitches. A moment too good not to share!

/ 14 November, 2018
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Surviving And Managing Marking

Helpful tips from the blog archive on how to manage intense marking periods and stay sane!

/ 8 November, 2018
Olga at the staff circus workshop

Defensive pessimism and self-handicapping: Helping students

Olga shares some lessons from the Staff Wellbeing Week circus skills workshop that can help educators deal with defensive pessimism in students.

/ 8 November, 2018
global classroom workshop

Top Takeaways from the Global Classroom Workshop

Top tips from a workshop that got ‘sold out’ just 2 days after being advertised: understanding how to engage and communicate with international students.

/ 31 October, 2018
Sherman Young. Photo by Mike Catabay

Farewell to our PVC Learning and Teaching, Professor Sherman Young

Colleagues of Sherman Young share a few parting words as he finishes his time as Pro Vice-Chancellor Learning and Teaching.

/ 31 July, 2018

What Goes In A Unit Guide? What Goes In Your iLearn Unit?

A do's and don't list of what goes in your unit guide and what goes in your iLearn unit.

/ 30 May, 2018
Toys

Unleashing the pedagogical power of object-based learning

Join forces with the MQ Object-based Learning Pilot project team and use museum collections to support students 'leaping lightly over knowledge hurdles' in your teaching unit

/ 17 May, 2018

Massively Adaptive Complex Realistic Online Simulations with Interactive Mentoring (MACROSIMS)

Using role play create a virtual internship to develop professional identity and thinking

/ 4 May, 2018