Congratulations to three of our very best sessional staff who have been recognised in the inaugural Tutoring Induction Program Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning. How do Chi Lo, Anthony Winning, and Kate Hardwick engage students in their classrooms through innovative and impactful practices? Continue reading Celebrating sessional teaching excellence at Macquarie
Please note the following timelines in relation to the Office for Learning and Teaching Awards. Five Award programs recognising teaching excellence and outstanding contributions to student learning are available:
Continue reading OLT Awards timeline 2016
Just a quick note to let everyone know that the Learning and Teaching grant & award schemes are being redeveloped in consultation with all Faculties to align better with targets articulated in the L&T Strategic Framework.
A reduced number of grant and award schemes will become available from February 2016.
It’s unlikely that ISP and Extension grants will be offered for an interim period while the focus is targetted on strategic priorities in student engagement, program-based curriculum development and professional development for staff.
More information will made available here next month.
Michael Grant’s work in inclusive design and accessibility has connected him with many different areas of the university. This year one of those collaborations landed Michael on the shortlist for a Vice Chancellor’s Excellence Award for Professional Staff…
What’s that old adage about teaching a man to fish? Associate Professor Melanie Bishop was recently honoured with a Vice Chancellor’s Citation for her work in enhancing student learning through active approaches – including setting up a ‘mock fishery’ in her classroom! We asked Melanie to share some of her teaching experiences.
The academic staff listed below are recipients of this year’s Faculty of Arts Learning and Teaching Awards. They have received their awards for outstanding contributions to student learning and are to be congratulated for their enthusiasm, innovation, and dedicated practice.
Macquarie lecturers have again been voted amongst the country’s very best in the 2014 UniJobs Lecturer of the Year Awards. Continue reading Votes are in! Lecturer of the Year Awards
Academics from the School of Education are busy developing inspiring new shared modules for Macquarie’s Secondary Teaching Education Program (STEP) – but their iLearn design is already an award-winner!
Macquarie’s Faculty Partnership Program (FPP) is now an award winner, having been honoured at the inaugural ‘Smart Learning Best Practice Forum’ at Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University in Dubai. Designed as an exchange of best practice and “smart” ideas in education, the Forum included participants from institutions world-wide.
Legrand and experienced PAL leader Mary Auguste were invited to attend the PASS forum based on their superior performance and commitment to FBE’s PAL program. Several hundred applications were received by UOW PASS National Centre from over 23 institutions across Australia. Only a handful of students were selected for commendation of outstanding performance.