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 (3/10)
Agnes Bosanquet provides an update on Peer Review of Teaching and some of the ideas and issues that Macquarie’s community will need to consider. She is currently leading the Peer Review of Teaching initiative at the Faculty of Human Sciences. Continue reading Peer Review of Teaching – Update
From Session 2 2017, Echo360’s upgraded software, Active Learning Platform (ALP), will be available in all units. Over the next few months, the faculties and the Learning Innovation Hub will be running a number of workshops, posts and events to support the adoption of this new software by the teaching community (further details at bottom of article).
“It is a pedagogical tool, not just a classroom recorder. Instructors love it because they can track student questions and answers. Students are engaging us through the platform in the way we want them to” Dr. Kem Rogers, University of Western Ontario.
The Echo360 Active Learning Platform is the latest upgrade to our lecture capture software. Automated lecture recordings and desktop capture uploads for Session 2 2017 onward will be carried out through the Active Learning Platform. Continue reading UPDATE – New Echo360 Active Learning Platform Block in iLearn
Recently, a Learning and Teaching Exchange (LTX) was held on Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) at Macquarie.
With assessment period looming, why not make life easier? Familiarise yourself with the top functions of Turnitin used by academics at Macquarie. Continue reading Remedies For Improving Your Life Using Turnitin
The doctoral degree (aka the PhD) is increasingly international and interdisciplinary and more than 50% of doctoral students will not end up in academia. Hence, there is a growing need for research candidates to develop transferable and professional skills for employment in academic as well as non-academic roles. Continue reading New HDR Online Offering
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.
This post deserves a second title: How to create great videos and train students for a real job! Continue reading Media Students Wow Academics
Video blogs, or vlogs, are a great way to quickly convey information in a personal and visual way. If you’ve thought about starting a vlog, or if you’re looking to take your current video blogging skills to the next level, I’ve got 6 tips to share with you that can help you create a better vlog. Continue reading 6 Tips To Improve Your Video Blogs