Tag: reflection

Spotlight on practice: Just have a go! Navigating expectations and ‘ticking off’ student participation in online learning – Andrew Burke

Andrew Burke (Law) shares how he adapted (but didn’t lower) his expectations around participation and how practice makes perfect – or at least much more comfortable - when it comes to teaching on Zoom.

/ 16 October, 2020
Zara Bending - Photo by Mike Catabay for TECHE

Spotlight on practice: How I teach now – Zara Bending

Zara Bending (Law) talks about the opportunities provided by the move to online learning and how she uses her communication 'superpower'!

/ 1 October, 2020

Spotlight on practice: Keeping students on track and motivated – Nathan Hart

Nathan Hart (Biology) shares his intensive approach to student communication this year and his own learnings about iLearn – in-between filming experiments on crickets on his kitchen table.

/ 24 September, 2020
Philip Chappell - Photo by Mike Catabay for TECHE

Spotlight on practice – The essentials of online learning: flexibility, genuine care … and a cat – Phil Chappell

Phil Chappell (Linguistics) tells of the importance of showing genuine concern for students and how he redesigned his unit to handle any situation!

/ 24 September, 2020

Spotlight on practice: Beating the COVID blues and teaching online – John Knox

His students consider him a 'knowledge master' when it comes to helping them learn online. Here, John Knox (Linguistics) shares his thoughts on what works for him when teaching online.

/ 24 August, 2020
2019 MQ HEA Fellowship applicants

Macquarie HEA Fellowship program now open for mid-2019 application

Macquarie educators interested in having their professional practice in higher education teaching, learning support, and leadership recognised, can now register to apply for HEA Fellowship.

/ 3 May, 2019
typewriter

Cracking the HEA Code: How To Write Reflectively

The HEA Fellowship program is now well established at Macquarie. Are you currently writing your application or are thinking about it in the future? Here I share some tips and insights on how to tackle the tricky 'reflective' writing style...

/ 29 August, 2018
Reflective mirrors

Reflection for Learning – The Basics

This post looks at different models of reflection and how to apply reflective tasks in your teaching.

/ 2 March, 2018
Writing with a pen on paper - Image by Green Chameleon

Surviving and managing marking

Here are some helpful tips on how to manage intense marking periods and stay sane

/ 25 May, 2017