How Well Do You Know Your International Students?

Nearly 300,000 international students chose to pursue their higher education in Australia in 2017 (Australian Government 2017). That’s almost three times the seating capacity at the Melbourne Cricket Ground for the sporting fans reading this! If Macquarie Learning & Teaching staff increase their awareness of the experience of international students, and know where to find support, as a community we can foster a positive learning environment for over 20% of our cohort.

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Sustainable Upgrade Improves Learning & Teaching in Surgical Skills Lab

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Iain Brew, Clinical AV & IT Coordinator in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, has recently led a major upgrade in the Surgical Skills Lab. While a project of this nature may sound like it comes with a hefty price tag, as many technical upgrades do, Brew’s background in Macquarie’s Sustainability Unit empowered his adaptable approach to the project.

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iLearn Open House – Featuring LAWS259

This weeks’ iLearn Open House features LAWS259 – International Law.

Dr Roy Baker, from Macquarie Law School, is the convenor of LAWS259 International Law. This unit introduces students to key principles, rules and concepts in International Law and examines how they shape contemporary international relations. Baker took over this unit in 2016 – at the time the iLearn unit contained little more than the unit guide.

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Polished Documents Made Easy With Overleaf

Macquarie University Library has recently subscribed to a collaborative writing and publishing tool: Overleaf.  Using this tool, you can create, edit and share your research online. As part of this subscription all current Macquarie University students and staff are able to create a 20GB Pro+ account.   Continue reading Polished Documents Made Easy With Overleaf

Ten Easy Ways to put Research And Inquiry Into Units – FAQs

Over the last ten weeks Emeritus Professor Angela Brew presented 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. Here is a recap:

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