This series of posts presents ten simple ways you can adjust your units, or parts of your units, to develop students’ research skills and competencies, which you can adapt to suit your particular context. Continue reading Ten Easy Ways To Put Research And Inquiry Into Units (1/10)
Including Research-based Learning in a Unit
If you want to include research-based learning in your unit, there are some decisions to be made. Continue reading Decisions, Decisions, Decisions: Including Research-based Learning in a Unit
How do you convince an undergrad student to take up extra research over the summer break? No mean feat if you ask me. The sun is out, the days are long and warm and there are social events on every night of the week.
Macquarie undergraduate student Aprill Miles took to the podium to deliver a keynote at the German Undergraduate Research Conference last month. For Aprill, the experience of working on her own research project has been truly transformational. It also opened her eyes on why many students rarely go ‘outside of the box’ in their university assignments. Continue reading University assignments: why students rarely go ‘outside of the box’
Calling all undergraduates, 2015 Honours students, and MRes students! Submit an abstract or paper to present your research at two exciting events in 2016.