Staff Academic Integrity Modules & Blackboard upgrade testing

10 Dec 2020

eLearning Systems and Tools

Blackboard upgrade – now available for testing

Learn.UQ (Blackboard) will upgrade to Blackboard Learn SaaS between 25 December 2020 and 3 January 2021. 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 2020. Any changes made in the test environment will not be saved.

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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). 

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UQ ePortfolio system - Semester 2, 2021

The UQ ePortfolio system allows students to digitally showcase their work and skills, helping them understand and communicate their employability. The system facilitates the tracking of student learning and development at the course and program level, as well as supporting collaborative, multi-modal and reflective assessment practices. 

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Employability - Digital Essentials module

The Employability module (part of Digital Essentials) introduces students to creating a professional online presence, ePortfolio and online networking. It is designed to be embedded into courses so students can find the information they need, when they need it.

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Early Bird workshops

The ITaLI eLearning team are offering a range of practical workshops on eLearning tools during January and February to help staff prepare for Semester 1, 2021. For a description of each workshop, dates and to register, visit the eLearning workshops event page.

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Staff Academic Integrity Modules (SAIM)

Academic and professional staff are encouraged to explore the Staff Academic Integrity Modules (SAIM). These modules are a companion resource to the student modules and have been developed to encourage a robust culture of academic integrity at UQ. They address key issues such as contract cheating, assessment, technology and group work, and explore effective strategies to support students in ways that will have a lasting impact. Learn how you can help make positive changes to the academic integrity culture at UQ through the SAIM.

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Introduction to Entrepreneurial Education

This flexible, self-directed online course introduces UQ staff to Entrepreneurial Education. Created by specialists, and drawing on international best practice, this course walks you through the importance and relevance of entrepreneurial competencies, thinking to develop an entrepreneurial mindset, and some of the common methods and tools used. This course is open to all UQ staff, and is ideally suited to anyone involved in course or program reviews, or looking to make subtle updates to incorporate entrepreneurial thinking more explicitly in their courses. It can be combined with a range of tailored, specialist support.

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Measuring sustainability in the curriculum

UQ measures sustainability performance using the Sustainability Tracking Assessment & Rating System (STARS). A desktop assessment of UQ’s programs for the past three years demonstrates our commitment to sustainability with 9.7% of courses assessed as sustainability-focused or sustainability-inclusive, based purely on course descriptions mapped against the Sustainable Development Goals.

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Online teaching and assessment

Video Case Study

Watch how Assoc. Prof. Kelly Matthews (YouTube, 3m 32s) uses video assignments to help student teachers create engaging and compelling lessons for future school students

Video case study

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What's on

eLearning training (self-paced)

eLearning webinars

eLearning face-to-face workshops

ITaLI webinars and workshops

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Teaching and learning support

eLearning support

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

eLearning advisors

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 advisor


eLearning advisors 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.