Tag: learning and teaching

Making economic principles pop with cultural references

Embedding pop culture references and viral trends into your unit can enhance students' understanding of key concepts. Paul Crosby and Dylan Thompson highlight some examples from Principles of Economics 1.

/ 13 May, 2021

Meet the team

Introducing the new teams in the central learning and teaching portfolio.

/ 30 March, 2021
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Welcome to the 2021 Academic Year!

An overview of our key learning and teaching strategic priorities.

/ 21 February, 2021

Refreshed TEACH website

The TEACH section of the Macquarie website has been refreshed and updated.

/ 12 February, 2021

Educators of Impact: In conversation with Joyce El-Haddad

As an associate lecturer in anatomy in the Department of Chiropractic, Joyce El-Haddad strives for the best in herself, her students and in her teaching practice. TECHE asks her what drives her aspirations to be the best teacher she can...

/ 10 November, 2020

Departments rising to the challenges and opportunities created by Covid-19 travel restrictions

In this article, we share some of the creative efforts of three departments and individuals within the Faculty of Medicine, Health & Human Sciences.

/ 15 May, 2020

A/Prof Verity Pacey: Personalising online communication for students during these extraordinary times

Verity has recently become a ‘power-user’ and advocate of the iLearn ‘Personalised Learning Designer’ (PLD) tool, running a number of training sessions for DHP staff. Verity says, “It is a huge positive in terms of personalising online communication for our...

/ 9 April, 2020

Learning and Teaching Vision for 2020-2024

A new year and a new decade are the perfect opportunity to launch a new vision regarding Learning and Teaching at Macquarie University.

/ 5 February, 2020

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