Tag: learning skills

Macquarie Undergraduate Research Internship (MURI) – Relaunching in 2022

Learn how the Widening Participation Unit has reinvigorated this essential program.

/ 19 October, 2021

Developing students’ literacy through embedding

With so much content to get through, it may feel impossible to teach literacy – the understanding and control of diverse and multiple modes of communication [1] – in your unit. The Learning Skills Unit, Library and the Numeracy Centre...

/ 28 June, 2021

Meet the team: Learning Skills Unit

Get to know the team who are developing our students' academic literacies'!

/ 27 April, 2021

Three ways to enhance academic integrity in your unit

The rapid move to online learning has left many students increasingly vulnerable to contract cheating companies. Here are three ways to deal with it.

/ 28 September, 2020

Learning online at MQ – resources for students

Key tools for students learning online at Macquarie.

/ 2 April, 2020
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Fostering academic literacy and integrity through Turnitin

Do you find the Originality reports difficult to interpret? Allowing students to see Originality Reports before submitting helps them to understand that there’s more to a Turnitin report than the similarity percentage score.

/ 16 September, 2019
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Tell your students: New peer support programs available through Learning Skills

Do your students need extra help with using online learning technologies or improving their writing? Learning Skills are excited to announce two new peer support programs available in Semester 2 for students.

/ 15 August, 2019
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10 free Studiosity consultations for our students every session

All Macquarie students can now access Studiosity’s ‘Connect Live’ service to get help with core subject areas such as maths, English, accounting and statistics. They also have access to Studiosity’s ‘Writing Feedback’ service which provides feedback on structure, style and...

/ 26 April, 2019