This series of posts presents ten simple suggestions to help you change your units or parts of your units to develop students’ research skills and competencies that you can adapt to suit your particular context. Continue reading Ten Easy Ways To Put Research And Inquiry Into Units (2/10)
Whenever I talk to my teaching friends on campus at the end of session, I hear moaning and groaning: “I love teaching if there wasn’t all this marking!” For many teachers marking isn’t enjoyable, and they usually go into survival mode for a few weeks or an intense couple of days (and nights!) just after exam time.
Here are some helpful tips on how to manage intense marking periods and stay sane:
How can teachers find out if they are doing a good job? One way is by asking their students.
Oh crumbs, end of session is approaching!
The Australasian Council for Undergraduate Research conference (ACUR) is running on September 27-28 this year at the University of Adelaide. Continue reading Heads Up, Undergraduate Research! Australasian Conference of Undergraduate Research Is Calling
Macquarie University encourages peer review of teaching as a professional development activity that benefits both the reviewee and the reviewer, and ultimately our students. Continue reading Get involved: Peer Review at Macquarie
The doctoral degree (aka the PhD) is increasingly international and interdisciplinary and more than 50% of doctoral students will not end up in academia. Hence, there is a growing need for research candidates to develop transferable and professional skills for employment in academic as well as non-academic roles. Continue reading New HDR Online Offering
Macquarie University expects its teaching staff and students to be well familiar with its assessment policy. Here are 7 points of the policy you need to know, follow and communicate to your students.
This post deserves a second title: How to create great videos and train students for a real job! Continue reading Media Students Wow Academics
Do you know the meaning of Welcome to Country and Acknowledgement of Country?
Did you know that a Smoking Ceremony aims to cleanse and purify the space in which the ceremony takes place?
Do you know Macquarie university stands on the land of Darug people?