Blackboard Welcome Page Update

21 Nov 2022

View now! Blackboard Welcome Page Update

The Welcome Page in Learn.UQ (Blackboard) has been updated to provide a more modern and intuitive navigation for all UQ staff and students. There are no changes to the look and functionality of teaching course sites.

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Indigenising Curriculum Green Paper – consultation open

The key principles of Indigenising the curriculum at UQ are currently open for consultation. Download the Indigenising Curriculum Green Paper (PDF, UQ staff login required) and send your comments/feedback to by 30 November 2022.

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Order your Semester 1 site(s) now

Learn how to order your Learn.UQ (Blackboard) and UQ Extend sites in preparation for Semester 1 2023.

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Help your students access adjustments to their studies

Student Services helps students identify adjustments for their studies in accordance with Reasonable Adjustments policy. It is important students request adjustments early to give themselves the best chance to succeed. The Student Advice Team has created a slide you can use in your classes to encourage students to request adjustments early.

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Embed Career Development Learning in Semester 1

Do you want to embed career development and employability opportunities in your course or program? Career Development offer a range of workshops and online modules that can be embedded into courses and programs. Join a virtual drop-in session on Thursday, 15 December (10–11am) or Tuesday, 10 January (1–2pm) for more information. Semester 1 requests close Sunday 15 January 2023.

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UQ ePortfolio system – Semester 2 2023

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 2023 should submit a Request to meet by 28 February.

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Availability of learning resources for supplementary and deferred exams

Help students prepare for supplementary and deferred exams by ensuring learning resources and Zoom recordings remain accessible to students in the course sites.

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Creating learning journeys in Learn.UQ

Consider creating a learning journey for your students in this upcoming Summer Semester by combining different elements of our virtual learning environment into a sequence. Within Learning Resources, you can:

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Generating 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.

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Grade Centre

Direct upload of Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs)

Do you have auto-marked MCQs in your final exam? If so, you can directly upload marked MCQ test results to Grade Centre. The following video shows how to upload paper-based MCQ test results to Grade Centre using the provided results spreadsheet (YouTube, 8m 12s).

Direct upload of MCQs

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Finalise results

The following video provides a step-by-step guide to finalise your results using Grade Centre (YouTube, 8m 43s).

Grade Centre finalise results

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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 Turnitin, Blackboard 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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Top 7 tips for finalising grades

As we approach the end of Semester 2, check out the Top 7 tips for finalising grades.

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Digital Essentials – Employability module

The Employability module (within the Digital Essentials series) introduces students to creating a professional online presence, ePortfolio and online networking. It is designed to be embedded into courses so students are provided with timely information as they need it.

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Teaching and Learning (T&L) Week recordings

Teaching and Learning (T&L) Week has concluded for 2022! You can now access the recordings (UQ staff login required) for the online and hybrid sessions that were held during the week.

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What's on

eLearning training (self-paced)

eLearning webinars (Zoom)

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Educational media production workshops

Communities of Practice

External event

Save the date

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Teaching and learning support

eLearning support

For technical support with central eLearning tools, email 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.


Self-paced online workshops are available for a variety of systems and tools. eLearning advisers 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.

Inspera assessment design support

For advice about transitioning your current assessment or designing new assessment in Inspera (all kinds of assessment) book a 45 minute consultation delivered online via MS Teams. 

Teaching career development support

ITaLI staff can provide help on developing your career and achieving recognition for your teaching practice. Please contact or book a 15-min Zoom consultation.

Learning designers

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