Blackboard upgrade available for testing

24 Nov 2020

eLearning Systems and Tools

Blackboard upgrade – now available for testing

Learn.UQ (Blackboard) will be upgraded to Blackboard Learn SaaS between 25 and 30 December 2020. The test environment is now available to staff, complete with a set of UQ course sites (not including exam sites). Units and staff responsible for non-central elearning tools integrated with Blackboard are asked to complete testing and provide feedback to by 11 December. Any changes made in the Blackboard Learn SaaS test environment will not be saved.


Finalise results

Watch this video (YouTube, 8m 43s) for a step-by-step walk-through of how to finalise your results using the Grade Centre.

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Grade Centre - Finalise Results

Top 5 Finalising grades tips

Reminder: check out our Top 5 tips for finalising grades. 

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Transfer Exam results - New resource

A new guide is available on now to transfer exam results from your Examinations site back to Grade Centre in your standard Learn.UQ course site.

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Check the history of mark changes

Grade Centre logs a record of all changes made to marks during the semester. At the end of the semester, use the View Grades History tool to produce a report that shows all changes and comments, to confirm validity and check for errors. 

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eProfessionalism - Digital Essentials module

The eProfessionalism module (part of Digital Essentials) contributes to give students the knowledge and skills they need to succeed post-graduation. It is designed to be embedded into courses so students can find the information they need, when they need it.

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Online Teaching and Assessment

Video Case Study

Watch this video (YouTube, 2m) to see how Lisa Ottenhaus from Engineering uses Zoom in her course to introduce specialist guest speakers, support studio work, and facilitate interdisciplinary teamwork and projects  (YouTube, 2m 0s).

Thumbnail pic Lisa Ottenhaus

More video case studies

What's on

Webinars and workshops

eLearning online workshops (self-paced)

Communities of Practice

External event

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Teaching and learning support

eLearning support

For technical support with central eLearning tools, email UQ eLearning support

eLearning advisers

For tailored advice by qualified teachers on using eLearning tools, including how to select and configure learning technologies. Book a Zoom consultation with an eLearning adviser


eLearning advisers are available to deliver custom workshops in your school or faculty. Organise a custom workshop

COVID-19 teaching support

ITaLI Staff are available to advise on the policies and procedures relating to the teaching response to COVID-19. Please contact or book a 30-min Zoom consultation

Learning designers

For faculty/school level support, please refer to the list of learning designers in your area.