Here is a short vlog summarising matters considered at the July Senate meeting. Continue reading July Academic Senate: Chair’s Vlog
Considerable planning, effort and modifications have gone into designing MEDI206 – Professional Practice 2, which is running for its second offering in S2 2017.
Did you know that only 25% of Indigenous students in very remote areas are at the minimum reading standard, compared to 90% of non-Indigenous students? The Indigenous Literacy Foundation’s goal is to change these stats, but they need your help.
Last week’s story on international students provided insights on this group of students, their experiences and an overview of resources available for teachers and international students. In this post, we draw attention to the impact of diversity on learning and teaching and provide some suggestions on how to incorporate more awareness and understanding into your practice.
Macquarie’s Professional and Community Engagement (PACE) Program won the Employability Award at Tuesday night’s Australian Financial Review Higher Education Awards.
PACE units are now part of all Bachelors degrees at Macquarie and the PACE team have been working hard to enhance employability outcomes for Macquarie students.
It’s great to see these efforts formally recognised.
Well done Lindie Clark and the team!
This week, iLearn Open House examines a unit predominately catering to international students. A new search block in each staff members’ iLearn home page now makes unit searches easier.
We’re asking eminent Professors about teaching – what they love about it, what they don’t, what they’ve learned along the way, and what they wish someone had told them when they started.
This is what Professor John S. Croucher said. Continue reading Professors Profess:
John S. Croucher
Looking back on my first year of university (I began at MQ in 2013), I’m somewhat surprised that I’ve made it this far. The transition from school to the real world is a big one, and there are things that I now take for granted (as a worldly and wise fifth year) that were so foreign to me in the early days. Here’s what I’ve learned about getting through Session. Continue reading We Were All First Years Once
This week’s iLearn Open House features
LING219 Introduction to Sociolinguistics.