Category Archives: Academic Practice

Designing Classroom Interaction with Digital Technology

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

Congratulations PACE!
AFR Award Winners

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!

iLearn Open House – Featuring LAWS259

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.

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Ten Easy Ways to put Research And Inquiry Into Units – FAQs

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:

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