What’s On The Menu? – Macquarie’s L&T Technologies, Resources and Support Catalogue is Here!

How do you choose which technology is best to help you with assessments?

What tools do you use to communicate with your students?

Where do you go for training and information on designing interactive lectures?

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TBL: Totally Brilliant Learning … man

Over 90% of students who trialled Team-Based Learning (TBL) in the Bachelor of Clinical Science stated that the TBL format motivated them to prepare for tutorials, provided an effective way to apply their learning, helped them develop their synthesising skills and took their learning a step further than they expected.  Totally bodacious one could say.  

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Put Away the Powerpoint – Getting Creative in Lectures

Often the best lectures are those that don’t feel like lectures. A good presentation is one that keeps you interested and engaged, wondering what will come next. Over the years, I have been lucky enough to witness a few really outstanding lectures; ones that really made me sit up and pay attention, and these are my top three:

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Design for Change – How Service Design Thinking Can Improve Programs

The Global Leadership Program (GLP) recently embarked on a process of discovery using ‘service design thinking’ to enhance the student experience. Continue reading Design for Change – How Service Design Thinking Can Improve Programs

iLearn Open House – Featuring ENGL121, ENGL231 & ENGL389

This week’s iLearn Open House features three units from Associate Professor Marcelle Freiman from the Department of English: ENGL121 Creative Writing 1: An Introduction, ENGL231 Writing: From Manuscript to the Digital Age, and ENGL389 Textual Practices. Marcelle uses the iLearn platform to strategically frame content, fostering student engagement. The organised layout and well placed design elements throughout all three units have resulted in positive student feedback. Continue reading iLearn Open House – Featuring ENGL121, ENGL231 & ENGL389

Designing Classroom Interaction with Digital Technology

Classroom response systems (CRS) are well recognised active learning strategies. Although student participation and engagement doesn’t necessarily equal learning, we know that active learning strategies promote learning. Continue reading Designing Classroom Interaction with Digital Technology

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