Tag Archives: technology enabled learning

Digital ideas can be easy and engaging

There’s a myth I’d like to dispel, that using technology is hard and takes a lot of time. Technology and the use of digital tools can be easy to learn, adopt and implement in your teaching. Here’s where you can find some gold.

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10 relaxation techniques reviewed by a realist

Like most of us in this day and age, I have a healthy dose of anxiety. It’s this crazy, information bombardment, time sucking western world we live in. In this post, to save you time and energy, I’m sharing the results of various mindfulness/ relaxation techniques that I’ve road tested over the past few years. Continue reading 10 relaxation techniques reviewed by a realist

Clickers in use in learning and teaching at Macquarie

A number of Macquarie academics use clickers as a tool to facilitate active learning approaches. I would like to share some recent examples of how this tool can lead to more active, engaging and, I believe, more productive learning experiences. Hopefully this will encourage and inspire you to try some of these approaches in your own practice.

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3 simple ways to use Twitter in your teaching

While prominent scholars such as Professor Snarky and the Lego Academics are already harnessing the power of Twitter for connecting  academic communities, Twitter is also a valuable tool for university teaching. There are a multitude of ways to use it, but here are three simple ones to try.

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Moving to paperless assignments in Maths: Does it add up?

Audrey Markowskei recently took on the tricky challenge of moving to paperless assignments in a Mathematics unit. Jorge Reyna from the LTC participated in the evaluation of various apps and platforms, as featured on Teche. In this post Audrey offers her own reflections on the trial.

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