Tag: learning and teaching

2019 MQ HEA Fellowship applicants

HEA Fellowship Program @ MQ now open for 2019 applications

Macquarie’s Advance HE (HEA) Fellowship program is now open for new applications in 2019. HEA Fellowships provide formal recognition of professional practice in higher education teaching and learning support. They are awarded to university teachers and learning professionals who have...

/ 6 February, 2019

Are we digitally competent?

Learn about your strengths and improvement areas in digital technologies for teaching and learning with this special tool designed to improve digital competence in academic teaching in higher education.

/ 29 November, 2018
Dominique Parrish. Photo by Mike Catabay for LIH

Who is the new PVC L&T and what’s the plan?

At this week's LIH/LTRC meet and greet, Dominique discussed her background, current research projects, reflections on her first month at Macquarie, and her thoughts for the future.

/ 22 November, 2018
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
Banner image hand holding a pen

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