As we near the end of session one, take a break from assessment and exam marking and check out three noteworthy events during June and July. Continue reading Catch Three Visiting Academics This Session Break
An LTX (Learning and Teaching Exchange) was held yesterday, 15 June, 2017, in the Macquarie Theatre on Rethinking ‘Lectures’ For The Digital Audience. Continue reading LTX Recording Now Available – Rethinking ‘Lectures’ For The Digital Audience
Recently, a Learning and Teaching Exchange (LTX) was held on Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) at Macquarie.
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
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.
“It was great to be able to network with professionals in the industry I am interested in making a career of, and I’m currently considering a variety of further study options related to the work I completed on my placement.” Madelyn Hawken (Aspire Early Intervention) Continue reading The Power of PACE: Transitioning from University to Employment
“Students as Partners” was the topic of the first LTX event of the year (for those of you unfamiliar, LTX stands for Learning and Teaching Exchange), with a panel of Student Representatives from the Faculty of Business and Economics. The well attended event opened with a brief introduction of how the Student Representatives Program works within the faculty. Continue reading LTX Students As Partners Panel – What We Learnt
This year’s Vice-Chancellor’s Learning and Teaching awards will recognise, reward and celebrate the efforts of individuals and teams who make outstanding contributions to learning and teaching and improve the quality of student engagement, experience and learning outcomes.
Three categories are open to both academic and professional staff in 2017. Continue reading 2017 Vice-Chancellor’s Learning and Teaching Awards – NOW OPEN
Harmony Day in Australia is often acknowledged through a celebration of certain aspects of cultural identity such as food, music, and dance. Whilst there is a place for such celebration, this year the newly established Student Equity and Diversity team is showcasing three Macquarie academics whose research explores issues pertinent to Australia’s ‘cultural harmony’, such as the extremist rhetoric from Trump and ISIS. Continue reading Harmony Day