Assessment and Exams, Semester 2, 2021

22 Nov 2021

Assessment and exams

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).

Learn more >>

Availability of learning resources for supplementary and deferred exams

Help students prepare for supplementary and deferred exam by ensuring learning resources and Zoom recordings remain accessible to students. 

Finalise results

The following video provides a step-by-step guide to finalise your results using Grade Centre.

Watch this video (YouTube, 8m 43s) >>


Grade Centre - Finalise Results


Top 7 tips for finalising grades

Reminder: check out our Top 7 tips for finalising grades

View tips for finalising grades >>

Direct upload of multiple-choice questions (MCQs)

Do you have machine-marked MCQs in your final exam? If so, you can directly upload marked MCQ test results to Grade Centre. The following video guides you through how to upload paper-based MCQ test results to Grade Centre using the provided results spreadsheet.

Watch the video (YouTube, 8m 12s) >>

direct upload mcq

Generate past exam papers for the Library

Use the Printer Bookmarklet to save Blackboard Test exams as a PDF for proofreading purposes or to provide a past exam paper to the library.

Learn how to save a Test as a PDF guide >>

Accidental deletion of content from Learn.UQ

In the event of accidental deletion of course data, please contact as soon as possible. The earlier the contact, the greater the chances of data recovery.

Report accidental deletion from Learn.UQ >>

Order your Semester 1 site(s) now

Learn how to order your Learn.UQ (Blackboard) and edX (Edge) course sites in preparation for Semester 1.

See the Course requests guide >>

Ready to Teach Week EOIs

Ready to Teach Week (7–10 February) is a program of online and in-person activities designed to help you prepare course materials for the upcoming semester.

Expressions of Interest (EOIs) to present at the event are now open and will close on Sunday 28 November.

Express your interest to present >>

Teaching and Learning Week recordings

Thank you to everyone involved in Teaching and Learning Week (T&L Week). The event saw over 870 attendees and included over 90 presenters across more than 27 in-person and online sessions, most of which were recorded and are now available to watch online.

Watch the recordings >>

Teaching stories celebrating inclusion and student belonging

Aligning with the T&L Week theme of Inclusion, the following teaching stories celebrating inclusion and student belonging were published during T&L Week:

HigherEd Heroes podcast: What factors have the biggest impact on student learning?

In this episode, Al and Seb speak to Prof John Hattie (University of Melbourne) about the few key factors that have the biggest impact on student learning, based on an analysis of more than 300 million students from around the globe (the world’s largest evidence-based study).

Listen to the podcast >>

Creating learning journeys in Learn.UQ

View the guide on how to create learning journeys in Learn.UQ, combining elements of UQ’s virtual learning environment into a sequence. The guide is designed for staff at any skill level and only includes robust supported tools. You can also self-enrol to the exemplar site.

Learn more >>

Digital learning design and development

The ITaLI Digital Learning Uplift (DLU) team is available to help design and develop learning assets and experiences for your course. The DLU team consists of specialists in learning design, media production, learning analytics, and learning technology.

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Digital Essentials – Employability module

The ITaLI Digital Learning Uplift (DLU) team is available to help design and develop learning assets and experiences for your course. The DLU team consists of specialists in learning design, media production, learning analytics, and learning technology.

View the module >>

UQ ePortfolio system - Semester 2, 2022

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. Program leads and course coordinators interested in using this system in Semester 2, 2022 should submit a Request to meet by 25 February, 2022.

What's on

eLearning workshops and webinars

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Other events and courses

External events

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Teaching and learning support

eLearning support

For technical support with central eLearning tools, email 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.

Teaching support

ITaLI staff are available to offer pedagogical advice. 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.