Who are the Faculty Learning Designers and what are their skills and interests? Learning Designers provide help in a variety of ways, including pedagogical advice and modelling, support in the use of educational technologies, curriculum and program design and development, unit design and development advice, and support in creating media and other iLearn objects.
This week’s ‘Meet the Learning Designers’ focuses on the Learning Designers within the Faculty of Business and Economics and MGSM!
Continue reading Meet the Learning Designers: FBE Team (Part 5 of 6)
Academic staff considering applying for promotion this year, are invited to submit their application by 1 August 2017 by 5pm AEST.
Continue reading Academic Promotions Applications Due In By 1 August 2017
This series of posts presents 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.
Continue reading Ten Easy Ways To Put Research And Inquiry Into Units (4/10)
As we near the end of session one, take a break from assessment and exam marking and check out three noteworthy events during June and July. Continue reading Catch Three Visiting Academics This Session Break
We’d like to hear stories and insights from members of our learning and teaching community. Continue reading A Call For Stories And Insights
We can all agree that the use of purposefully produced digital media is an effective way to enhance the learning and teaching experience. However, have you ever considered where you might start? Without support, you may find the task of creating engaging and fit-for-purpose digital content daunting. The Shared Services Team is your secret ingredient! Continue reading Why The Shared Services Team Is The Secret Ingredient To Your Digital Media Needs
An LTX (Learning and Teaching Exchange) was held yesterday, 15 June, 2017, in the Macquarie Theatre on Rethinking ‘Lectures’ For The Digital Audience. Continue reading LTX Recording Now Available – Rethinking ‘Lectures’ For The Digital Audience
The library has subscribed to online access for three key Australian newspapers. Staff can use the links below, so departmental or personal subscriptions to papers are no longer necessary. Continue reading Read All About It! The Library Has Your News Resources Covered
A recent discussion on end-of-session marking highlighted three things to address to alleviate the workload, for either upcoming or future marking, as well as making marking (or the results thereof) more meaningful:
- Providing and using feedback
- And marking in teams
Continue reading More On Marking: Rubrics, Feedback and Team Marking