Come along and listen to Dr Matt Bower and Mr David Grover, both from the School of Education, talk about the fascinating topic of Augmented Reality in Higher Education.
By enabling users to overlay multimedia information on the world around us, Augmented Reality has immense potential to transform tertiary education. This presentation outlines what Augmented Reality is, how it works, applications available to educators, and how it might be infused into the curriculum. The presentation will also provide an overview of the Augmented Reality knowledge base that has been developed as part of this project, which includes examples, resources and guides.
2pm – 3pm, Thursday 27 February, 2014 To join this informative and captivating session, please click here to register
Check out what the Learning and Teaching Centre’s upcoming workshops are for Session 1, 2014.
There are exciting programs coming up such as the Foundations in Learning and Teaching (FiLT), Flexible Learning at Macquare (FLaMe), to name but a couple. You can pick a printed copy up from C3B 315, or we can send you a copy in the mail. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone x9721 to request a copy.
Work ready students are those who possess the basic skills and competencies needed to work within specific occupations. Specifically, work-ready students have “a combination of content knowledge and employability skills, such as communication, team work and problem solving, which enables effective professional practice”.
Want to scribble your diary dates on your office wall? Then the LTC calendar is for you! Easy to read and visually attractive, this wall planner will add beauty to your office as well as the functionality of having 2014 dates displayed close at hand.
To obtain one of these beauties, you can pick them up in person from C3B 315 or W6B 255. You can even download it from the LTC Website today!
As the Learning and Teaching Centre is a great supporter of Sustainability, we would like to bring to your attention two upcoming events. Want to enjoy a delicious lunch with colleagues or join in a nature walk around campus? Read on to find out what is happening on the sustainability scene.
Learning and Teaching for Sustainability Luncheon
Before beginning Session 1 2014, come along and share some lunch with friends and colleagues. Take the opportunity to network and connect, whilst enjoying some lovely food. We may even chat a little about sustainability in learning and teaching!
When: 18 February 1:00pm-2:00pm Where: Y1A Sustainability Cottage
Reconnect with the beautiful campus environment on one of the following nature walks – a great way to ease back into the working year, whilst reminding yourself of the natural landscape we are endowed with at Macquarie.
Are you a Supervisor who is new to Macquarie or new to HDR Supervision? If so, this workshop may be for you.
This workshop is designed to introduce, share and reflect on appropriate approaches to supervisory practice. It includes discussion of different perspectives of supervision, the changing nature of the PhD and PhD candidates, the institutional, framing and expectations of supervision at MQ, new models of supervision and reflective practice in supervision. The face-to-face sessions comprise two half-days, and the online version of the workshop is open for five days.
Date: Thursday, 30 January (Module 1) and Monday, 10 February (Module 2)
The Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERSDA) in collaboration with the Hong Kong Baptist University are hosting the HERSDA 2014 Annual Conference from 7 to 10 of July 2014 in Hong Kong. The conference theme is ‘Higher Education in a Globalized World’ and the call for contributions is now open.The call for proposals closes on 7 February 2014. More information about the conference can be found on the HERSDA 2014 website.