Preparing and Delivering online exams - updated resources

7 Sep 2020

eLearning Systems and Tools

Preparing and delivering your online exam - updated resources

Guides on preparing and delivering online exams have been streamlined and updated to include lessons learnt from Semester 1, 2020. For more information refer to the Online Exams - Preparation and Delivery guide.

Personalised online exam advice available

Course teaching staff can book a Zoom appointment with the eLearning Solutions Service for a personal consultation on how to use eLearning tools. The service includes support for selecting and configuring technologies for online exams. Book an appointment.

ePortfolio external assessor contact list

We can now export a full copy of the external assessor contact list from the portfolio for auditing purposes. If you would like an exported copy of your School's external assessor contact list, submit a request to eLearning Support.

New self-paced edX (Edge) online workshop

A new self-paced online version of the edX (Edge) workshop has been designed to support staff in developing knowledge, skills and confidence in using edX (Edge).

Online teaching and assessment

Open Course Scheme 

A range of UQ courses are open in Semester 2, 2020 for staff to attend and observe how lecturers are using Zoom to engage with students. View the list of courses available for Semester 2, 2020

Featured resources

Course site design tips - Assessment 

The Teaching and Learning Committee endorsed course design guidelines recommending that all individual assessments have its own folder in the Assessment area of the course site. The first item in the folder should be the submission link followed by the relevant student instructions.

View the video regarding course guidelines around assessment (YouTube, 2m 57s). 

course guidelines assessment

Control the release of results

During marking or moderation, you may not be ready for students to see their results. To control the release of results from TurnitinBlackboard assignments and Tests you need to carefully set both the individual tool settings and the Grade Centre column settings (Hide from Students on/off). Find out more

Interpreting a Turnitin Similarity Report

The Turnitin Similarity Report compares submissions with web content, previously submitted assignments and journals. Turnitin conducted a Interpreting a Turnitin Similarity Report webcast (42m 28s) with Senior Lecturer Dr Ann Rogerson at the University of Wollongong to assist academics with understanding the reports. 

Write, Cite and Submit - Digital Essentials module

The Write, Cite and Submit module  (part of Digital Essentials) introduces students to plagiarism, referencing style guides and assignment submission requirements. The module is designed to be embedded into courses so students can find the information they need, when they need it. See module

What's on

eLearning training (self-paced)

Webinars and online workshops

Communities of Practice

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Teaching and learning support

COVID-19 support team
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eLearning support: For technical advice on central elearning tools, log an eLearning tool support request.

eLearning advisors: For tailored advice by qualified teachers on using eLearning tools book an appointment (conducted over Zoom)

Workshops: Learning advisors are available to deliver custom workshops in your school or faculty. Organise a custom eLearning 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.