Tag: research in teaching

Do pharmacists explain medicines adequately? Ask students to use data to find out

From science to linguistics, early childhood education to accountancy, students studying these subjects will engage in collecting and using data by examining real-life scenarios – such as comparing the practices of pharmacists in their suburbs.

/ 7 November, 2020

Why is a leaf green? How to change an assessment to an inquiry

A simple question like 'Why is a leaf green?' is a good basis for an internet search, and can be the starting point for an assignment whereby students write a report distinguishing 'good evidence' and 'poor evidence'.

/ 28 October, 2020

Studying during COVID-19: insights from Sociology and Gender Studies students

Research with Sociology and Gender Studies students indicates that flexible arrangements that account for students’ lived realities are key to satisfaction and wellbeing. Written by Dr Charlotte Overgaard and Dr Saartje Tack.

/ 28 July, 2020
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Dr Amalie Dyda: Teaching in a research-led manner

Amalie brings world-class research into the Master of Public Health to teach students about foundations and new advances in health informatics.

/ 8 July, 2019
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PACE Community of Practice: Principles-based thinking to guide decision-making for research ethics & PACE

The updated National Statement and the Australian Code are guidance documents setting out principles for research ethics and integrity. How can we use these documents to guide ethical research practice and governance in the PACE program?

/ 21 June, 2019
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Connecting teaching and research through applied and engaged PACE units: A look at ECON381

In the current ERA environment, finding ways to engage with end-users of research is a challenge faced by all academics. ECON381 is a PACE and capstone unit that provides opportunities to connect directly with end-users of research while contributing to...

/ 2 May, 2019
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
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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
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Ten Easy Ways to put Research And Inquiry Into Units (10/10)

This series of posts presents ten simple suggestions to help you change your units or parts of your units to develop students’ research skills and competencies that you can adapt to suit your particular context. 10 easy ways Change an...

/ 10 August, 2017