This series of posts presents ten simple ways you can adjust your units, or parts of your units, to develop students’ research skills and competencies, which you can adapt to suit your particular context. Continue reading Ten Easy Ways To Put Research And Inquiry Into Units (1/10)
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.
Here’s a short video from the Chair, Professor Marie Herberstein, summarising the highlights from the most recent meeting. Hear more about communications in and out of Senate, the Vice Chancellor’s oral report and the Projects of Academic Senate…
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
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.
The Learning Innovation Hub was established in early 2016, after the Learning and Teaching Centre discontinued. The LIH brings to the community many different and diverse skills and resources.
While maintaining productivity and motivation in your everyday tasks, you may feel at times like your teaching efforts go unannounced. But you need to be reminded that your work is acknowledged and more often than not inspires others. Below we will hear from Professor John Croucher (pictured above receiving the award at the National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, from Senator Scott Ryan), the 2013 recipient of the now Australian University Teacher of the Year (AAUT). Continue reading Australian Awards for University Teaching
This post deserves a second title: How to create great videos and train students for a real job! Continue reading Media Students Wow Academics