The Faculty of Business and Economics recently hosted a workshop for casual teaching staff on how to make your teaching R.E.A.L.
Recently, a Learning and Teaching Exchange (LTX) was held on Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) at Macquarie.
Dr Ronika K Power embodies the spirit of academia – she loves her research, genuinely gets a kick out of teaching and is passionate about sharing her knowledge with the wider community. Continue reading Teche INSIGHTS with Dr Ronika K Power
The new Academic Promotions Policy came into effect on April 18 2017. A workshop was held on Monday of last week around the release and provided an overview of the new scheme and how the changes will affect the Macquarie academic community. Continue reading Academic Promotions Policy Workshop – What This Means For You?
Last week (April 19), the PACE team hosted a forum on Professional and Community Engagement (PACE) and its links to Employability. Visiting fellow Associate Professor Denise Jackson delivered a keynote and was joined by PACE Director Lindie Clarke and Dr Tanya Evans from Modern History. These speakers, along with a panel of students, and a long-time PACE partner, examined the lasting impact of PACE on graduates and employability.
The GLP’s Innovative Leaders Series is less than a week away & you’re invited! Continue reading Invitation to the GLP Innovative Leaders Series
The Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) phenomenon has been around for over ten years now. Four MOOCs have come out of Macquarie and one is currently in production.
Staff and students are invited to join the Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students and Registrar) to farewell and thank Dee Anderson, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students and Registrar) at an event on Thursday 13 April. Continue reading Farewell for Deidre Anderson
While maintaining productivity and motivation in your everyday tasks, you may feel at times like your teaching efforts go unannounced. But you need to be reminded that your work is acknowledged and more often than not inspires others. Below we will hear from Professor John Croucher (pictured above receiving the award at the National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, from Senator Scott Ryan), the 2013 recipient of the now Australian University Teacher of the Year (AAUT). Continue reading Australian Awards for University Teaching
How can we maximise retention and minimise drop outs? While there are factors that affect students which are out of your control as teaching staff, there are ways you can mitigate these factors. Continue reading Understanding Why Students Drop Out