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Top Tips If You’re New To Teaching (Or Need A Refresher)

[adapted from a previous article by Chris Froissard]

Are you a new member of teaching staff at Macquarie? You may be feeling overwhelmed, in the lead up Session 2, having to familiarise yourself with a new learning platform, a myriad of new educational technologies, and the many policies and customs of your department and faculty. Continue reading Top Tips If You’re New To Teaching (Or Need A Refresher)

iLearn Drop-in Clinic Session 2, 2017

The iLearn Drop-in Clinic is back for Session 2, 2017 where help is on hand for all things iLearn.  It will be open 10am – 2pm weekdays from 17th July – 4th August 2017.

Get help with:

  • iLearn – Editing and building your unit
  • iTeach – iLearn Spaces (in plain English, creating/activating your iLearn unit for the new session)
  • iTeach – Unit Guides
  • Echo360 and Active Learning Platform
  • Turnitin and Feedback Studio

Drop in any time at the following locations:

Monday 17 – Friday 21 July:  C5A 201
Monday 24 – Friday 28 July:  C5A 201
Monday 31 July – Friday 4 August:  W6B 259

No need to register, just turn up during the opening hours.

Support during the Drop In Clinic will be provided by LIH Technologies Support Staff as well as Faculty Learning Designers.

3 Super Functions Of Echo360’s New Active Learning Platform – What you need to know

From Session 2 2017, Echo360’s upgraded software, Active Learning Platform (ALP), will be available in all units. Over the next few months, the faculties and the Learning Innovation Hub will be running a number of workshops, posts and events to support the adoption of this new software by the teaching community (further details at bottom of article).

“It is a pedagogical tool, not just a classroom recorder.  Instructors love it because they can track student questions and answers. Students are engaging us through the platform in the way we want them to”  Dr. Kem Rogers, University of Western Ontario.

Continue reading 3 Super Functions Of Echo360’s New Active Learning Platform – What you need to know