Technologies and tools

At Macquarie, we are motivated to look for ways to adapt and embrace new technology to enhance the learning experience. Further information on the learning technologies and tools available to support your learning and teaching can be found below.

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    Technical help and advice

    Learning technologies services are available at Macquarie to support your learning and teaching. If you need help or improvement in your teaching practice, you’ll find the support, training, and advice you need here.

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    iTeach

    iTeach is Macquarie's online teaching administration system. Unit convenors write and publish their unit guides in iTeach and the guides become available for students on unitguides.mq.edu.au. iTeach is also used to activate iLearn spaces.

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    iLearn

    iLearn spaces (powered by Moodle) provide an online environment to support learning and teaching. Staff and students can use iLearn to engage with unit content and learning activities and for communication, collaboration, assessment and feedback.

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    Assignment submission

    To grade assignments in the iLearn environment, you will be using Turnitin – an online platform students use to submit their assignments online. It also checks submissions for elements of plagiarism. Use Feedback Studio within Turnitin for online marking and feedback.

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    Lecture recordings

    The Echo360 Active Learning Platform is Macquarie's lecture recording system. Echo captures lectures and allows you to create interactive lecture presentations, including in-class polling, quizzes and Q&A - making them available to students online through iLearn.

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    Educational media

    Find out how you can use educational media to enhance your learning and teaching. The learning enhancement team can provide support in the development of educational media and other resources, offers training and advice, and loans out equipment

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    Zoom

    Zoom is Macquarie's web conferencing tool. It is simple to use and provides video and voice communication, text chat, interactive whiteboard, screen sharing and annotation. Use it for real-time online tutorials and virtual consultations.

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    Audiovisual support

    There are several types of AV technologies used in lecture theatres, classrooms and meeting rooms. Check the room before class to find out what equipment and facilities are available. If you require help, refer to Audiovisual FAQs.

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    iShare - Learning resource repository

    iShare is Macquarie's digital repository system. It is used to store and manage teaching and learning materials and media content. Documents can be linked to iLearn for students to access.

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    Portfolium

    To provide ‘work-ready’ graduates with the skills to remain employable and adapt in a world of technological and global change, an ePortfolio developed while at university can help students relate learning to goals, foster critical thinking and build a record of achievement.

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    MQCMS

    Macquarie Curriculum Management System (MQCMS) is our single source of truth for curriculum design, development, approvals and publication.

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    MultiSearch

    MultiSearch is the Library’s single search interface covering print and online collections, open access resources, databases and past exam papers. See MultiSearch Online Guides for additional information.

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    Leganto

    Leganto is the system used at Macquarie to manage reading list content, including excerpts from print books and journals, ensuring copyright and licensing compliance. For more comprehensive information on Leganto, see the online guide.


Questions?
Contact the Learning Technology Services team via ilearn.help@mq.edu.au


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