Teaching and Learning Reimagined 2-4 Nov

19 Oct 2020

eLearning Systems and Tools

Teaching and Learning Reimagined

Teaching and Learning Reimagined on 2–4 November is fast approaching. Get involved by registering to participate in roundtable discussions, live-polling, conversations with teaching and learning expert Dr Helen King (University of the West of England) and more. There is also an opportunity to hear real student experiences in a panel discussion on teaching and learning's burning issues.

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Early bird workshops

The ITaLI eLearning team are offering a range of practical workshops on eLearning tools during November and December to help staff prepare for Summer Semester, 2020 and Semester 1, 2021. For a description of each workshop, dates and to register, visit the eLearning workshops event page.

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Online exams guide for students - New videos resources

New video guides have been added to the text-based instructions for students. Course coordinators are encouraged to share these with their students.

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Academic integrity and exams 

Teaching staff are encouraged to incorporate the Academic integrity PowerPoint slide into presentations to students to reinforce the importance of academic integrity and misconduct when discussing exams. The slide is located on the Academic integrity resources web page.

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Blackboard upgrade from 25-31 December

Learn.UQ (Blackboard) will be upgraded to Blackboard Learn SaaS between 25 and 31 December 2020. The system will be unavailable during this period. Staff will be granted access for testing and all impacts will be communicated.

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Turnitin Online marking

Use Turnitin functionality such as bubble comments, quickmark sets, and rubrics to quickly and efficiently provide feedback to students.

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Student guide to viewing and downloading results

To help students successfully access grades and view their feedback, please consider referring students to the View and download your Blackboard resultsView Turnitin originality report and marks and ePortfolio Reviewing results guides on the Library website.

Visit the Learn.UQ assessment web page >>

Finding and Using Media - Digital Essentials module

The Finding and Using Media module (part of Digital Essentials) teaches students how to write for online audiences and explores different ways to produce online content. It is designed to be embedded into courses so students can find the information they need, when they need it.

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SECaTs open until 6 November

Student Evaluation of Course and Teachers (SECaTs) are now open to students until 6 November 2020. To increase response rates this semester, course coordinators should consider allowing a few minutes during class time for students to complete their surveys. Students can access their surveys via the Evaluations Portal, the link in their email, or the Have Your Say module in Blackboard.

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What's on

    eLearning training (self-paced)

    Webinars and workshops

    Communities of Practice

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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 itali@uq.edu.au 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.