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What’s On The Menu? – Macquarie’s L&T Technologies, Resources and Support Catalogue is Here!

How do you choose which technology is best to help you with assessments?

What tools do you use to communicate with your students?

Where do you go for training and information on designing interactive lectures?

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TBL: Totally Brilliant Learning … man

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.  

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Put Away the Powerpoint – Getting Creative in Lectures

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:

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HEA Fellowships: Recognising Professional Practice In Higher Education At Macquarie

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.

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