New to Teaching

The University and the Faculty of Arts offer several options for training and support for casual academics and new convenors.

Get the rundown on all the important learning and teaching things you need to know when you first commence at Macquarie from within your Workday.

Visit Teche for all Professional Learning for Teaching programs, workshops, and resources.

Unit Convenors

Vade Mecum for Unit Convenors  (iLearn unit) provides a comprehensive online guide and resource for new and experienced Unit Convenors.

This guide provides important administration and learning and teaching resources that support the role of the Unit Convenor in the Faculty of Arts.

Along with this online resource, Arts L&T team provides one on one induction. Email to organise an induction /refresher session.

2021 unit convenor induction info pack Please download for information containing all aspects of being a convenor at the Faculty.

Casual Academic Staff (ie. Tutors)

Beginning to Teach: A 12-hour program designed to develop the teaching capability of those with limited or no experience of teaching. 

The Arts L&T team also provides ad-hoc induction sessions for new casual academic staff. Email to register your interest in attending an induction session.