Redesigning Course Assessment – A Program Leader’s Guide

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

Six small practical changes in your teaching that can have big impact

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: 10 practical strategies for ‘keeping it real’

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’

October’s Learning & Teaching Exchange: KickStart

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