The first Academic Senate vlog for 2017!
Staff and students are invited to join the Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students and Registrar) to farewell and thank Dee Anderson, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students and Registrar) at an event on Thursday 13 April. Continue reading Farewell for Deidre Anderson
“It was great to be able to network with professionals in the industry I am interested in making a career of, and I’m currently considering a variety of further study options related to the work I completed on my placement.” Madelyn Hawken (Aspire Early Intervention) Continue reading The Power of PACE: Transitioning from University to Employment
This year’s Vice-Chancellor’s Learning and Teaching awards will recognise, reward and celebrate the efforts of individuals and teams who make outstanding contributions to learning and teaching and improve the quality of student engagement, experience and learning outcomes.
Three categories are open to both academic and professional staff in 2017. Continue reading 2017 Vice-Chancellor’s Learning and Teaching Awards – NOW OPEN
How can we maximise retention and minimise drop outs? While there are factors that affect students which are out of your control as teaching staff, there are ways you can mitigate these factors. Continue reading Understanding Why Students Drop Out
What do we mean when we talk about ethics? Is it behaviour towards others, rules and regulations, professional codes of conduct or is it regulatory guidelines for areas of specialisation, such as research involving people or animals? In higher education it is all these things and more. There are a range of approaches to teaching ethics. While the University’s regulatory framework for ethics is comprehensive and readily accessible, PACE unit convenors have also identified the need for a suite of resources that cover the more nebulous area of ethical practice in pedagogy and workplace contexts. As a result, PACE have developed a set of resources that can be utilised by unit convenors to support students going on a range of activities, be they local, international or on campus.
Do you know the meaning of Welcome to Country and Acknowledgement of Country?
Did you know that a Smoking Ceremony aims to cleanse and purify the space in which the ceremony takes place?
Do you know Macquarie university stands on the land of Darug people?
Communities of practice have long been recognised as valuable form of collective learning; a way to share ideas and strategies, develop solutions to problems, and generate innovations.
Scheduled system and network maintenance is taking place on Sunday 19 March 2017 from 6am to 5pm. Work is being undertaken to continue infrastructure, network and firewall upgrades, as a result the following systems and services are impacted:
Did you know Macquarie University actively supports community volunteering by providing up to two days leave for continuing full time and part time staff?