Category Archives: Academic Practice

Pracademics. #Time Management

Introducing a new Teche column, Pracademics, on the day-to-day of teaching in higher education.

Some time ago I was asked to write a post for Teche on time management for higher education teaching. (Then I was asked a bit later about the post, and then some time later again, and well, …)

I’m extremely bad at time management but that’s because, really, it doesn’t exist and isn’t possible. Continue reading Pracademics. #Time Management

Ten Easy Ways To Put Research And Inquiry Into Units (9/10)

[Almost there! ] This series of posts presents 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.

Continue reading Ten Easy Ways To Put Research And Inquiry Into Units (9/10)

Top Tips If You’re New To Teaching (Or Need A Refresher)

[adapted from a previous article by Chris Froissard]

Are you a new member of teaching staff at Macquarie? You may be feeling overwhelmed, in the lead up Session 2, having to familiarise yourself with a new learning platform, a myriad of new educational technologies, and the many policies and customs of your department and faculty. Continue reading Top Tips If You’re New To Teaching (Or Need A Refresher)