From Saturday 30 May, the new stretch of University Avenue will open, and all traffic entering or leaving the campus via Herring/Waterloo Road will use this new road. Traffic will no longer be able to turn directly onto Research Park Drive from University Avenue, but will instead use the new roundabout to gain access. In … Continue reading Did you catch this? Road changes at Macquarie
The November 11th iLearn Exchange looked at intensive or compressed curriculum and stimulated some great discussion. Dr Peter Keegan outlined the approach Ancient History has taken in Session 3 units. Ms Scarlet An talked about the FBE ‘KickStart‘ initiative and working with convenors on developing intensive units. Thank you, Peter and Scarlet! Dr Peter Keegan, … Continue reading Exchange: Session 3 Tips
Each session educational developers and designers from the Learning and Teaching Centre team up with academic teaching staff who have plans to enhance the learning experience of their students through implementing curriculum change. Learning and Teaching Week was the perfect opportunity to showcase some of these partnership projects from all faculties. Prof Cath Dean and … Continue reading Digital design partnerships at Learning and Teaching Week
Students as Co-Creators From humble beginnings to broader horizons
Dr Mitch Parsell, Macquarie University and Associate Professor Simon Barrie, Sydney University will be convening a workshop on Technology Enabled Learning and Curriculum Design at the inaugural OLT Conference. The workshop will be of interest to practitioners and institutional leaders of learning and teaching change. It will include a panel facilitated by Professor Barrie, a … Continue reading Technology Enabled Learning and Curriculum Design Workshop
This is a moment I have dreamed of for 6 years… Excuse me while I wipe away the tears of joy. Development work has been done on iTeach, which will allow for Unit Convenors to automatically create Tutorial Groups in iLearn, that will be automatically updated when a student changes Tutorial Group in eStudent. Units … Continue reading Get excited! Auto-Tutorial Groups in iLearn
Here’s an overview of the main need to know’s ..…. Exam meetings in the Departments Moderation of assessments should have been taking place throughout the unit offering this session. Recommended that program based committee meetings precede a full Department exam meeting. The focus questions for the discussion of the units within Departments have been changed. … Continue reading What’s the process for Session 2 Exams?
The Innovative Leaders Series (ILS) aims to inspire an innovative and entrepreneurial spirit, providing students with access to the lessons and insights of successful leaders that have resulted in positive change through innovation and leadership. In late September 2017, the Global Leadership Program (GLP) hosted the fourth ILS event with keynote speaker Dominic Campbell, founder of … Continue reading Leadership As A Platform For Others To Succeed: Lessons From A Professional Disrupter
Garry is a recent recruit to the Department of Educational Studies. I have recently joined Macquaire University as Professor of Digital Learning and the Fairfax Foundation Chair of Teacher Education. Prior to winning this position, I had a similar role at Waikato University in New Zealand, and before that I worked with corporates such as … Continue reading Teacher of the week: Garry Falloon
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?