All posts by Tanya Rose

Tanya Rose is the Strategic and Innovation Lead for the Learning Innovation Hub. Her experience in education ranges across the spectrum from high school and university instructor to higher education researcher to curriculum and policy developer. Working in the spectrum of organizations and institutions in both the private and public sectors has only fanned her curiosity about and enthusiasm for pursuing new and evolving approaches to effective, meaningful, and inspiring teaching and approaches to learning.

Partnering with (the power of) students

The power of students is unmistakeable. Apart from the sheer number present at universities, they make their voices heard through activism on campus, participation on university committees, and their very presence. It is a power that is often acknowledge in university communities but also, just as often, underutilized. Continue reading Partnering with (the power of) students

Sustainability in teaching – it’s not just about the environment

As one of Macquarie University’s core values, sustainability encourages staff and students alike to be mindful and intentional in their learning, considering the implications of both action and thought, and focusing on their role in moving towards a sustainable future. But what does sustainability actually mean, and what does it look like for our students?

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Professional Development and Communities of Practice

Recently, I participated in the Advanced Professional Development Program for International Academic Staff (APDP) currently happening on campus. With this program, the Learning and Teaching Centre (the program’s host and developer) has reached beyond campus walls, inviting academics from China to observe and explore the workings of the University through attending workshops and presentations (many developed and delivered by LTC staff) and visiting lectures and tutorials on campus.

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