Congratulations to the Academic Staff Award Winners!

The first Academic Staff Awards was held yesterday, celebrating the Learning and Teaching Awards and Research Excellence Awards together. It was wonderful to see so members of the community gather for this celebration and inspiring to see students coming to support their teachers. We’d like to offer our warmest congratulations to all the 2017 winners! … Continue reading Congratulations to the Academic Staff Award Winners!

Transformative Teaching via the ‘Why’ and the ‘How’ of Learning

Students are engaged and transformed by not just the ‘what‘ of learning, students need to be equipped and empowered with the ‘why‘ and the ‘how‘ of learning. Prashan Karunaratne, Adjunct Lecturer in the Faculty of Business & Economics will share insights of how he adopts Macquarie University’s Learning & Teaching Strategic Framework to create a … Continue reading Transformative Teaching via the ‘Why’ and the ‘How’ of Learning

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