All posts by Amanda Parker

Amanda Parker is the Learning Technologies Operations Manager with the Learning Innovation Hub at Macquarie. She loves supporting all the wonderful staff at Macquarie with using learning technologies in their teaching. If you haven't met Amanda at an iLearn session or the Drop-in Clinic, you will find her at the MQ gym every lunchtime! Her gorgeous little boy Lucas, keeps Amanda very busy, with any free time dedicated to playing ultimate frisbee and orienteering.

Innovation in Learning Technologies – What’s Happening Across Campus in 2017

Innovation in learning technologies is happening across the campus, with several ‘Proof of Concept’ projects planned for 2017. Here are some of the learning technologies being piloted this year to improve the student experience, as well the key steps involved in a proof of concept project if you are thinking about trialling a new learning technology yourself.

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Is this thing working or is it just me?!

We’ve all had those moments where we’ve been about to throw the mouse through the blank computer screen, only to realise (or worse have it pointed out to you) that the power isn’t turned on! Or the dead remote control through the blank TV screen as your toddler frantically screams for Peppa Pig, only to realise he’s taken the batteries out and hidden them!

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