When it comes to being a good tutor there is no perfect formula. However, we all know someone who seems to have the gift of making his or her subject fascinating and engaging. So what is it that students are really looking for in a tutor? Continue reading 10 Things Students Want Teachers to Know
Watch the Vlog for a run through of the matters considered at the September Senate…
This week we take a look at ACCG250, Accounting Systems and Business Processes, a second year accounting subject.
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Over 90% of students who trialled Team-Based Learning (TBL) in the Bachelor of Clinical Science stated that the TBL format motivated them to prepare for tutorials, provided an effective way to apply their learning, helped them develop their synthesising skills and took their learning a step further than they expected. Totally bodacious one could say.
Often the best lectures are those that don’t feel like lectures. A good presentation is one that keeps you interested and engaged, wondering what will come next. Over the years, I have been lucky enough to witness a few really outstanding lectures; ones that really made me sit up and pay attention, and these are my top three:
We are pleased to announce on behalf of the PVC L&T that Macquarie University, in partnership with UK Higher Education Academy (HEA), has launched a pilot HEA Fellowship program at the University. A cohort of forty academic and professional staff, drawn from the five Faculties, PACE, Learning Skills, Sustainability, Careers, LIH, MUIC, the Numeracy Centre, and the Library, has been brought together for the pilot, in preparation for a formal launch of the MQ HEA Fellowship program in 2018.
The Careers and Employment Service ran a seminar on Wednesday, exploring misconceptions around employability with a focus on how academics can embed employability into their teaching, no matter the discipline or individual unit.