New Polling Tool & Teaching and Learning Week EOIs

5 Jun 2023

Changes to storage of Zoom cloud recordings

From Monday 10 July 2023, UQ Information Technology Services (ITS) are changing Zoom settings to automatically remove all Zoom recordings older than 365 days from the Cloud. If you have directly linked to Zoom cloud recordings for teaching purposes, please take action as advised in the Implications for Zoom Recording Change guide.

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EchoPoll early adopters

EchoPoll is a new live polling tool available to all UQ teaching staff to increase student engagement in classes. EchoPoll integrates seamlessly into PowerPoint showing live results on your slides. If you would like to be an early adopter, please register your interest.

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Recording exam results in Grade Centre

Grade Centre could enhance your approach to grade management and security; a University requirement outlined in the PPL 3.10.02 Assessment guidelines. Grade Centre has built-in functionality to log and monitor data which is an important tool for avoiding mistakes in data entry. Our guide contains tips for efficiently recording your exam results in Grade Centre.

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Ready to Teach Week (10 – 14 July)

Registrations are open for Ready to Teach Week. Join ITaLI for a week of activities designed to help you prepare course materials for the upcoming semester.

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Teaching and Learning Week EOIs

Expressions of Interest (EOIs) are open for staff interested in conducting a session at Teaching and Learning Week (30 October – 3 November) within the theme of Synergy and 6 sub-themes aligned with UQ’s Graduate Attributes. We welcome UQ staff to share their knowledge and experiences in line with these sub-themes. EOIs will close at 9am on Monday 19 June.

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Top 7 tips for finalising grades

As we approach the end of Semester 1, check out the Top 7 tips for finalising grades

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Check late exam submissions

Guides are available to assist staff in viewing and sorting late submissions and submitting a test attempt that is in progress on behalf of a student. 

Generative AI

Getting started with Generative AI workshops

Yet to try out ChatGPT yourself? Register for a ‘Getting started with AI’ workshop to access and explore ChatGPT and its capabilities.

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Generative AI prompting masterclass (15 June)

In this masterclass Professor Jason Tangen will demonstrate a range of opportunities and invite you to explore ways you can improve your teaching and your students’ learning with Generative AI tools.

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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).

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Approaching the second half of a year-long course?

If so, you may have to submit a new course site request and ask for your course to be merged. This will ensure lecture recordings continue to be published to your active course site. 

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eProfessionalism - Digital Essentials module

The eProfessionalism module (within the Digital Essentials series) provides students with the knowledge and skills to succeed post-graduation. The module is embedded into courses for accessibility.

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What's on

eLearning workshops (self-paced)

eLearning webinars (Zoom)

Other events and courses

Communities of Practice

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Teaching and learning support

eLearning support

For technical support with central eLearning tools, email eLearning support. For genuinely urgent jobs please add "URGENT" to the subject line. 

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. Book a custom workshop.

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-minute Zoom consultation.

Inspera assessment design support

For approved courses, Digital Assessment Learning Designers can help with assessment design, question and assessment task creation, optimising the student experience, and providing feedback in InsperaBook an online consultation.  

Teaching support

ITaLI staff are available to offer pedagogical advice. Please contact or book a 30-minute Zoom consultation.

Learning designers

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