Classroom response systems (CRS) are well recognised active learning strategies. Although student participation and engagement doesn’t necessarily equal learning, we know that active learning strategies promote learning. Continue reading Designing Classroom Interaction with Digital Technology
This post is a tribute to a non-verbal feedback method that is a major everyday component of university teaching, but one that is under-appreciated, and now, in the gradual-but-relentless shift to fully online learning, is being threatened with extinction.
I’m talking about The Nod. Continue reading Pracademics –
Macquarie’s Professional and Community Engagement (PACE) Program won the Employability Award at Tuesday night’s Australian Financial Review Higher Education Awards.
PACE units are now part of all Bachelors degrees at Macquarie and the PACE team have been working hard to enhance employability outcomes for Macquarie students.
It’s great to see these efforts formally recognised.
Well done Lindie Clark and the team!
This week, iLearn Open House examines a unit predominately catering to international students. A new search block in each staff members’ iLearn home page now makes unit searches easier.
We’re asking eminent Professors about teaching – what they love about it, what they don’t, what they’ve learned along the way, and what they wish someone had told them when they started.
This is what Professor John S. Croucher said. Continue reading Professors Profess:
John S. Croucher
This weeks’ iLearn Open House features LAWS259 – International Law.
Dr Roy Baker, from Macquarie Law School, is the convenor of LAWS259 International Law. This unit introduces students to key principles, rules and concepts in International Law and examines how they shape contemporary international relations. Baker took over this unit in 2016 – at the time the iLearn unit contained little more than the unit guide.
This was going to be a very different post.
Inspired by a comment on the last Pracademics post on Time Management, this post on Saying No was going to cover, in rough order – Continue reading Pracademics. #Saying No
Take a tour of over 4000 units in iLearn – for inspiration, new ideas and exemplars.
Over the last ten weeks Emeritus Professor Angela Brew presented ten simple suggestions to help you change your units or parts of your units to develop students’ research skills and competencies that you can adapt to suit your particular context. Here is a recap: