The Global Leadership Program (GLP) recently embarked on a process of discovery using ‘service design thinking’ to enhance the student experience.
iLearn will look quite different from session 2. The new theme gives a fresh look and fixes some issues around design and usability, including a more responsive design for smaller screens. Most fundamentals, however, are roughly the same. Watch the video to view changes here.
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Sponsored by Australian Business Deans Council Learning and Teaching Network We are fortunate to have Chris Rust, Emeritus Professor of Higher Education, Oxford Brookes University visiting Macquarie University to provide a free interactive workshop on Wednesday 5 July 2017 as follows: Professor Chris Rust will present Redesigning Course Assessment – A Program Leader’s Guide Summary … Continue reading Redesigning Course Assessment – A Program Leader’s Guide
How does one design a non-accredited program? What works and what does not? This case study of a new Macquarie program shares some insights…
Are you scared off by the breadth and depth of changes to your teaching that are often suggested by well-meaning colleagues? There are many things that you can do to improve student experience and learning, but they don’t all need to take hours to design and implement. Here are six practical and eminently achievable suggestions … Continue reading Six small practical changes in your teaching that can have big impact
Program-level design helps to provide students with a coherent learning pathway, and ensures what they experience is more than a ‘collection of individual units’. One Macquarie program that has successfully implemented program-level design is the Doctor of Physiotherapy. We talked to Associate Professor Mark Hancock about his Department’s experience of maintaining a program-based design over … Continue reading Program-level design: 10 practical strategies for ‘keeping it real’
Earlier this month, Academic Senate passed a new Assessment Policy. We asked Dr. Mitch Parsell, the Chair of Senate Learning and Teaching Committee about the reasons for the new Policy and the key changes academics should know about.
Applied Finance Centre’s Dr Shane Magee has transformed his thinking about online teaching – with a little help from the Faculty Partnership Program – and the result was a Dean’s award for curriculum innovation.
Learning & Teaching Exchange – What is KickStart and how can it work for me? All staff from across the university are invited! Join us on Tuesday, 6th October for Learning & Teaching Exchange, the newly revamped iLearn Exchange which will now more have a broader focus on sharing innovations and best practices in learning and teaching at … Continue reading October’s Learning & Teaching Exchange: KickStart