Learning Innovation Hub
The Learning Innovation Hub is a central unit of specialists serving Macquarie University's learning and teaching community.
To support enhancements in learning and teaching, the LIH:
- Manages and provides support and training for the university’s centrally operated learning technologies
- Produces educational media and provides equipment and studio hire
- Institutes quality assurance improvements
- Facilitates professional learning opportunities
- Cultivates best practices in learning design
- Manages Teche, the Learning and Teaching community blog
We are located within the portfolio of the Pro Vice-Chancellor Learning and Teaching and our activities are driven by the Learning and Teaching Strategic Framework. We work closely and collaboratively with Faculties and their Associate Deans Learning and Teaching, as well as with the Faculties' learning and teaching support teams, other central business units such as PACE, Sustainability, Indigenous Strategy, MUIC, and the Macquarie University Library.
We support, manage and enhance Macquarie's Learning Technologies platform. This includes:
- iLearn - online learning management system
- iTeach - unit guides and unit creation
- Echo360 - live lecture recordings
- iShare - online repository of learning and teaching resources
We also provide training workshops, guides and assistance to support the use of these technologies. Check out the catalogue of centrally supported technologies and resources.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for queries or technical issues.
Our Shared Services Team, made up of Learning Designers and Educational Media Producers, can help you design and build Educational Media Resources. Educational Media Resources may include:
- Pre-recorded lectures
- Demonstrations and how-tos
- Animated sequences
- Documentaries and mixed methods
- Digital graphics and images
- Interactive presentations
Check out the services offered by the Learning Innovation Hub Educational Media Production Team.
Contact email@example.com to discuss how we can help you create an educational media resource.
Quality Assurance and Quality Enhancement
We coordinate and promote internal and external teaching quality assurance indicators and analytics.
Contact Cathy Rytmeister, Professional Development and Quality Assurance Lead.
For questions about TEDS, contact Michael Marston, Quality and Assurance Analyst.
We develop and implement professional development activities stemming from the professional development framework for learning and teaching.
View upcoming professional development events and workshops.
To collaborate on professional development activities, contact:
Cathy Rytmeister - Professional Development and Quality Assurance Lead
Karina Luzia - Professional Development Project Coordinator
Jeremy Hind - Learning Technologies Systems and Support Coordinator
We can assist you in the creation and design of your iLearn spaces and give advice on how the latest practices in learning technologies can make your unit more engaging, efficient and effective.
Check out the catalogue of centrally supported technologies and resources. Speak to your Faculty Learning and Teaching teams or the Learning Innovation Hub staff if you require more details or would like to discuss your needs and request guidance.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss how we can help you improve the learning experience of your staff and students.
Teche: Learning and Teaching Blog
Teche (pronounced 'Teach') is a place for the learning and teaching community at Macquarie to share news, resources, tips and advice, discuss innovative teaching methods, technical know-how and developments in learning and teaching, share staff profiles, information on the latest learning technologies and human interest stories. We welcome contributions from across the entire Macquarie Community. If you have a story to tell, an event to promote or an idea to circulate, please get in touch with the editorial team: email@example.com.
|Laura Heron||Strategic & Innovation Lead|
|Terrence Collins||Head, Learning Technologies & Services|
|Cathy Rytmeister||Quality Assurance & Development Lead|
|Vacant||Community Engagement Lead|
|Amanda Parker||Maternity Leave|
|Jeremy Hind||Operations Manager|
|Karina Luzia||Professional Development Project Coordinator|
|Nathan Sollars||Senior Learning Designer|
|Michael Garganera||Educational Media Producer|
|Michael Catabay||Educational Media Producer|
|Fidel Fernando||Learning Technologies Systems and Support Coordinator|
|Alper Yuceozsoy||Learning Designer|
|Fiona Hird||Learning Designer|
|Marco Reyes||Learning Designer|
|Alison Hayward||Training Resource Developer|
|Shirley Li||Project Manager|
|Alana Mailey||Operations Support Officer|
|David Morgan||Learning Technologies System Administrator|
|Michael Mendoza||Learning Technologies System Administrator|
|Jaymie Parker||Learning Technologies System Administrator|
|Mahbub Hassan||Learning Technologies System Administrator|
|Eric Shum||Learning Technologies System Analyst|
|Shamim Joarder||Learning Technologies System Analyst|
|Fransiska Bunadi||Software Engineer|
|Arun Neelakandan||Software Engineer|
|Weidong Pan||Software Engineer|
|Michael Marston||Quality & Assurance Analyst|
|Samantha Zhou||Quality & Assurance Officer|
|Sandra Wu||Quality & Assurance Officer|