Tag: teaching development

Writing Effective Multiple-Choice Items: Become familiar with this list of ‘do’s and don’ts’

Contrary to popular belief, well-written Multiple Choice items can assess higher-order thinking. With a quick recap on writing MC items, your next quiz may be more effective at assessing student learning.

/ 6 April, 2021

Kindness as push-back and designing for care

Dr Charlotte Overgaard and Dr Jacqueline Mackaway are on a mission to promote kindness as a teaching practice.

/ 4 March, 2021

Using case studies in the classroom – a workshop to build teaching capabilities

This workshop, open to all MQ academic staff, is offered by MQBS and focuses on the use of case studies in the classroom.

/ 16 November, 2020

Resilience, re-imagining and recovery: A virtual CAULLT conference

Presentations (including 2 from MQ) on reimagining assessment in the wake of COVID.

/ 5 November, 2020
Dr Janet Dutton 2020

Spotlight on practice: How I teach now – Janet Dutton

Janet Dutton (Education) on how she and her teaching team work to model best practice in online learning for her Master of Teaching students.

/ 2 November, 2020

Educators of Impact: In conversation with Dr Gaurav Gupta

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...

/ 20 October, 2020

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

Discover your voice: Tips on portraying confidence in your teaching voice

Combat performance anxiety and make voice speed, projection, diction and inflection work for you.

/ 30 September, 2020

Introducing PLaCE: the framework for learning and teaching staff development

The Professional Learning and Capability Enhancement (PLaCE) framework sets out the capabilities for the professional practice of teaching and teaching support at Macquarie.

/ 24 September, 2020