Janet Dutton (Education) on how she and her teaching team work to model best practice in online learning for her Master of Teaching students.
Dr Gaurav Gupta is a computer programming educator who encourages his students to see the value of persistence over natural capability. Since his approach routinely produces student breakthroughs in learning, TECHE asks this self-confessed soccer obsessive how he consistently kicks...
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.
Zara Bending (Law) talks about the opportunities provided by the move to online learning and how she uses her communication 'superpower'!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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...