The Learning Innovation Hub was established in early 2016, after the Learning and Teaching Centre discontinued. The LIH brings to the community many different and diverse skills and resources.
Video blogs, or vlogs, are a great way to quickly convey information in a personal and visual way. If you’ve thought about starting a vlog, or if you’re looking to take your current video blogging skills to the next level, I’ve got 6 tips to share with you that can help you create a better vlog. Continue reading 6 Tips To Improve Your Video Blogs
I came across this provocative video describing today’s formal educational systems as “ancient institutions” that have “outlived” their relevance. Continue reading “Do you prepare students for the future, or the past?”
Learning & Teaching Exchange – What is KickStart and how can it work for me?
All staff from across the university are invited!
Join us on Tuesday, 6th October for Learning & Teaching Exchange, the newly revamped iLearn Exchange which will now more have a broader focus on sharing innovations and best practices in learning and teaching at Macquarie.
Interested in collaborative learning, games based learning, motivation of learners or video analysis? You won’t want to miss this talk by the University of Hamburg’s Professor Jens Siemon on 7 October.
Educational video is in a period of rapid growth for a variety of reasons.
Michael Rampe, LTC Educational Designer, will be presenting a workshop which will empower participants to look beyond lecture capture and talking head videos to the broader pedagogical possibilities enabled by modern educational media.
Quickly and easily create a short video to welcome students to your unit, introduce yourself, and generate some excitement about the topic you teach.
The LTC Pop-up Studio team will help you to create a high-definition ‘Unit Welcome’ video in a supportive and easy-going atmosphere, for release next session.
Science unit convenors present their “warts and all” assessment of Kickstart: how well did the pre-session engagement initiative work in its first outing in the Faculty of Science and Engineering?
I’ve come across this great blog post and video on historical claims of ‘This will revolutionize education’, which is often associated with claims that the role of the teacher will become redundant. This is something that I have come across often in the roll out of a few new technologies in my time at Macquarie. Teaching staff can often question their place in the fast changing pace of educational technologies. Continue reading The sky is not falling.