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November 2017

Connect: 3Ps in a Podcast

November 1, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Podcasts are designed to entertain, inform and inspire, a perfect mix for education.  Join Dr Liz Schroeder and Amalie Dyda, from the Master of Public Health, as they share insights into incorporating the art of podcasting into their unit and share lessons learned from hosting a successful podcast series on iTunes.  Get ready to discover the secret formula for effective podcasting . . . (p + p x p = student engagement) Register Here:   Please visit our website for more…

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Academic Staff Awards

November 1, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
E7B Courtyard,
Macquarie University, Sydney NSW 2109
Macquarie University, NSW 2109 Australia
Books on a table. Theses and Notebook - Photo by Mike Catabay and Michael Garganera for Learning Innovation Hub

This year, to endorse and support the nexus between teaching and research, the Vice-Chancellor’s Learning & Teaching Awards and the Research Excellence Awards will be celebrated together, as the Academic Staff Awards. Winners of the awards will be announced in a ceremony on 1 November 2017. Register here.

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iLearn Tools – Gradebook

November 9, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

The Gradebook in iLearn allows you to view, add, edit, auto-calculate weightings, release and export grades as well as view student information. Manage student grades and information in iLearn, including: Navigate the gradebook Access and view student grades Update student grades Edit and manage important gradebook settings including filtering the gradebook by groups Use categories to organise grades Apply weightings for activities Exporting and importing grades Register here:

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2017 Learning & Teaching Grant Showcase & Pitch Session

November 14, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Macquarie Incubator,
8 Hadenfield Avenue
Macquarie University, NSW 2109 Australia
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The Office of PVC Learning and Teaching will host a showcase of six (6) recently completed Learning and Teaching Strategic Priority Grant (SPG) projects. Each presentation will outline the project, the process and its outcomes. This showcase will be followed by the 2018 Strategic Priority Grant pitches. If you are interested in applying for a 2018 grant, click here for information. AGENDA 12:00-13:00 - 2017 Learning and Teaching Grant Showcase 13:00-16:00 - 2018 Strategic Priority Grant Pitch sessions Lunch and…

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GoT: Digital Boards

November 15, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Finding ways to increase the amount and quality of student interactions online is an ongoing challenge, all the more prevalent with our endeavours to create effective blended learning environments. In this GoT session we will showcase two digital board tools that incorporate the use of text, images and videos to encourage connections, facilitate collaboration and build community amongst students studying online. Register Here: Please visit our website for more information on up and coming workshops: FMHS Learning and Teaching  

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Live Streaming Lectures: What You Need To Know – Faculty of Arts

November 16, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Australian Hearing Hub, S2.6.1.620,
University Avenue
Macquarie University, NSW 2109 Australia

In 2018, live streaming is being activated more broadly across Macquarie. Get to know the Echo 360 Active Learning Platform and how to maximise its interactive features for an optimal student experience. Create interactive quizzes and polls, get to know how to best use the Q&A feature, and understand better what students experience when they live stream. Bring your own device so you can participate as a student during the class.

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Live Streaming Lectures: What You Need To Know

November 20, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

In 2018, live streaming is being activated more broadly across Macquarie. Get to know the Echo 360 Active Learning Platform and how to maximise its interactive features for an optimal student experience. Create interactive quizzes and polls, get to know how to best use the Q&A feature, and understand better what students experience when they live stream. Bring your own device so you can participate as a student during the class.

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Workshop: Assessment for Academic Integrity

November 21, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Assessment for Academic Integrity Presenter: Dr Agnes Bosanquet, Senior Teaching Fellow in the Faculty of Human Sciences Macquarie's Assessment Policy states that academic integrity and honesty will be promoted through careful task design. But what does this mean in practice? Utilising recent scholarly work on academic integrity and assessment, this workshop offers an opportunity to share experiences of academic dishonesty, evaluate assessment design in your teaching, and develop effective assessment design to promote academic integrity. A Teaching towards 2020 workshop…

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Live Streaming Lectures: What You Need To Know – Faculty of Science and Engineering

November 23, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

In 2018, live streaming is being activated more broadly across Macquarie. Get to know the Echo 360 Active Learning Platform and how to maximise its interactive features for an optimal student experience. Create interactive quizzes and polls, get to know how to best use the Q&A feature, and understand better what students experience when they live stream. Bring your own device so you can participate as a student during the class.

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Live Streaming Lectures: What You Need To Know – Faculty of Business and Economics

November 28, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

In 2018, live streaming is being activated more broadly across Macquarie. Get to know the Echo 360 Active Learning Platform and how to maximise its interactive features for an optimal student experience. Create interactive quizzes and polls, get to know how to best use the Q&A feature, and understand better what students experience when they live stream. Bring your own device so you can participate as a student during the class.

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