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iLearn Info Sheets

Information about supported browsers to access iLearn is in the "Getting Started" student guide.

Teaching with iLearn


  • iLearn Style Guide
    The iLearn Style Guide contains guidelines to help you make your iLearn unit user-friendly and accessible for all students, and to assist you to comply with copyright obligations.

  • iLearn Accessibility Tips
    The move to iLearn provides a great opportunity to think about how you set up your online content and make it accessible for all people. These tips will help you set up your iLearn site so that your students using assistive technologies can access all learning materials.

  • Using Media in Learning and Teaching
    Media is an ideal way of getting a message across. This info sheet outlines a range of media formats and some guidelines for optimising these for your iLearn unit.

  • Screencasting
    Software that allows you to record both your voice and your cursor movements (which may also include written notation depending on the programs you use), then produce a short movie that students or colleagues can watch.

  • Unit Readings, iLearn and Copyright
    Unit Readings is one of several online services offered by Macquarie University Library, making use of functionality in the University’s iShare content management system. iShare replaced e-Reserve from the start of Session 2, 2014.



  • Tutor Grading Tips [PDF - 245k]
    This information sheet gives Tutors tips on grading the various type of assessment tasks.

  • Gradebook Setup Checklist
    Use this checklist to ensure your Gradebook is set up accurately.

  • GradeMark
    GradeMark is a product within Turnitin that allows teaching staff to grade and provide feedback for student assignments online.

  • Designing rubrics in GradeMark
    You can create a GradeMark rubric that can be used by all markers to ensure consistent and clear feedback for students.

  • Recommendations to Achieve the Best Performance from an iLearn Quiz
    This information sheet gives you tips for designing and using the Quiz activity in iLearn. Suggested Quiz settings and example instructions to give students is provided.

  • Turnitin Basics
    A basic guide to interpreting Originality Reports generated by Turnitin including some features and benefits as well as limitations of Turnitin as a tool for managing plagiarism.

  • Using Discussions for Assessment
    First and foremost, your decision to assess an online discussion should be informed by the complete design of your unit.

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