How do you go from being a gamification sceptic to having to call a student ‘Ramses Niblick the Third Kerplunk Kerplunk, Oops Where’s My Thribble’ as part of a class game you’ve designed? Oh, and winning a $50,000 Optus Future Makers prize? You tell us, Dr Rowan Tulloch…
Space Jam turns the lights on in some of Macquarie’s 300-odd teaching venues, to help you get to know what’s available. First up: a smart new Active Learning space in C5A that’s perfect for group work.
The ACODE and Pearson Award for Innovation in Technology Enhanced Learning seeks to recognise tertiary educators and staff who have harnessed the power of technology to positively impact students’ learning outcomes, through innovative projects and practice or initiatives which have significantly enhanced an organisation’s Technology Enhanced Learning capabilities.
We’ve only just launched Lynda.com but hundreds of Macquarie staff and students are already discovering a world of new possibilities. We’re counting down the most popular videos and courses watched so far – and the diversity of subject areas might suprise you…
“My name is Fara and I’m from Malaysia. I come from a single-parent family and have been raised with my older sister by my superwoman of a mother.” Fara Sazali, a first-year Criminology student involved with Macquarie’s LEAP Refugee Mentoring program, shares some memories of her journey to higher education. Continue reading “University is not impossible”: Fara’s story
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Academics with appropriate experience and qualifications are invited to apply to develop the 2017 HSC examinations.
After making a major contribution to learning and teaching that belies his relatively short time at Macquarie, the pipes, the pipes are calling Danny Liu, Senior Teaching Fellow, back to the University of Sydney. We asked Danny what he’s learned during his time here about the meaning of and gladly teche’.