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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Design for Change – How Service Design Thinking Can Improve Programs

The Global Leadership Program (GLP) recently embarked on a process of discovery using ‘service design thinking’ to enhance the student experience. Continue reading Design for Change – How Service Design Thinking Can Improve Programs

iLearn Open House – Featuring ENGL121, ENGL231 & ENGL389

This week’s iLearn Open House features three units from Associate Professor Marcelle Freiman from the Department of English: ENGL121 Creative Writing 1: An Introduction, ENGL231 Writing: From Manuscript to the Digital Age, and ENGL389 Textual Practices. Marcelle uses the iLearn platform to strategically frame content, fostering student engagement. The organised layout and well placed design elements throughout all three units have resulted in positive student feedback. Continue reading iLearn Open House – Featuring ENGL121, ENGL231 & ENGL389

Designing Classroom Interaction with Digital Technology

Classroom response systems (CRS) are well recognised active learning strategies. Although student participation and engagement doesn’t necessarily equal learning, we know that active learning strategies promote learning. Continue reading Designing Classroom Interaction with Digital Technology

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