Finding ways to increase the amount and quality of student interactions online is an ongoing challenge, all the more prevalent with our endeavours to create effective blended learning environments. In this GoT session we will showcase two digital board tools that incorporate the use of text, images and videos to encourage connections, facilitate collaboration and build community amongst students studying online.
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FMHS Learning and Teaching
In late 2015 Professor Sherman Young launched the Learning and Teaching Strategic Framework, Learning for the Future. Point 1.3.1 of Learning for the Future calls for the creation of a “roadmap for the development of spaces and technologies”.
Continue reading The Learning Technologies and Spaces Roadmap, 2017-2020
Are you interested in finding out what drives Peter Keegan, Associate Dean of Learning and Teaching for the Faculty of Arts at Macquarie University? Do you want to know what he thinks about teaching and practice at university and his views on convening a blended learning unit? If so, join us for a chat with Peter. Continue reading Thoughts on teaching and practice: A chat with Peter Keegan
I wanted to experiment with blended learning even though I had little idea of what it meant and what it required. All I knew was that by the third hour of my workshop, when I was expecting students to be creative, they were tired and had little time to reflect on new ideas and concepts.
Continue reading Anything is possible!
“Most people who know me know that I would argue vigorously that the traditional lecture is dead. But that’s when I’m being provocative.”
So give us your more nuanced view, Mitch Parsell…
Continue reading Death of the lecture: have the reports been greatly exaggerated?
Don’t just take it from us, the FLaMe program (Flexible Learning at Macquarie, beginning 9 April) has received glowing reviews from Macquarie academics who’ve attended in previous years. If you’re debating whether or not it’s for you, here are some of the things they valued most …
Continue reading What people say about FLaMe