Tag: learning skills

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Fostering academic literacy and integrity through Turnitin

Do you find the Originality reports difficult to interpret? Allowing students to see Originality Reports before submitting helps them to understand that there’s more to a Turnitin report than the similarity percentage score.

/ 16 September, 2019
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Tell your students: New peer support programs available through Learning Skills

Do your students need extra help with using online learning technologies or improving their writing? Learning Skills are excited to announce two new peer support programs available in Semester 2 for students.

/ 15 August, 2019
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10 free Studiosity consultations for our students every session

All Macquarie students can now access Studiosity’s ‘Connect Live’ service to get help with core subject areas such as maths, English, accounting and statistics. They also have access to Studiosity’s ‘Writing Feedback’ service which provides feedback on structure, style and...

/ 26 April, 2019
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Transferable Skills for EMCRs: workshop registrations now open

Early and mid-career researchers interested in gaining key skills that will help them build successful careers are invited to join the Transferable Skills Toolkit workshops.

/ 16 April, 2019
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Team X – A Teamwork Experience to Support Student Employability

Team X, the output of a Strategic Priority Grant, presents teachers and learners with the resources needed to create meaningful and successful teamwork experiences across existing units and programs at Macquarie University.

/ 14 March, 2019
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Ready or not – the future is knocking on the door…

The world has changed a lot in the last few decades and is likely to change even more. As Education is meant to help students thrive in this ‘new world’ – do we make enough time to pause and think...

/ 12 December, 2018
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1000 Students Can’t Be Wrong!

WriteWISE is the university’s peer-led writing support program. Over the past two years, WriteWISE has helped commencing students develop confidence and capability as academic writers.

/ 6 September, 2018
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The New Academic Integrity Module: Shining The Spotlight On Principles And Practice

The new Academic Integrity Policy encourages all students and staff to complete the Academic Integrity Module. This new module takes around one hour to work through and builds awareness of academic integrity principles and practice at Macquarie.

/ 31 July, 2018