‘Filling condoms with frozen peas’ and other great TECHE reads you might have missed


As Macquarie heads into the session break, here are some recent TECHE articles that you might like to read.

Before you get stuck in, did you know that TECHE (the learning and teaching blog for the Macquarie learning and teaching community) has a revitalised purpose? The TECHE editorial team met earlier this year and finalised a new Purpose Statement and various activities for 2022. Read more in this article and find out about what the team have planned for the year ahead.

One thing which has not changed is the importance of staff contributing article ideas to TECHE. The editorial team encourage staff (academic and professional) to consider sharing projects, initiatives, and developments in TECHE. So, have a read of some recent pieces you might have missed, and be sure to get in touch if you have an idea for an article yourself – the TECHE team would love to hear from you.

TECHE Top six must-reads  

Spotlight on Practice with Kelly Gray‘Filling condoms with frozen peas…and other ideas for learning’. Do we need to even give you more than that to entice you to read this article and find out more?

Open for Observation ProgramYour opportunity to observe teaching in action and learn from your peers. Spots are still available in classes until mid-May.

Central Courtyard upgraded for Zoom TeachingTechnology upgrade set to make blended synchronous teaching in 1 Central Courtyard learning spaces. All learning spaces are now ZOOM enabled!

15 things that every new marker needs to knowComplete this five-minute activity on marking best practice. Do it now, you won’t regret it.

MyLearn – your questions answered! – Learn more about this innovative dashboard made for students to support their learning. Are you a Unit Convenor and want to know more?  Attend our Unit Convenor forum on Thursday 21 April to learn more about MyLearn. If you missed the introduction of this handy new tool, catch up on the introduction to it as well. 

Join ASCILITE (it’s free!) – All Macquarie staff can join the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education and connect with this technology focussed group of higher education professionals.

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