Communication and collaboration

15 Aug 2023

Student engagement with Learn.UQ and UQ Extend content

Course Insights, UQ's own course-level learning analytics dashboard, is available to all course coordinators via Learn.UQ (Blackboard). To view Learn.UQ and UQ Extend student engagement data and contact disengaged students prior to the census date, review the Engagement section of Course Insights.

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Turnitin assignment creation

Are you creating a Turnitin assignment this semester? A guide is available to walk you through the process of setting up a Turnitin assignment for the submission of text-based assignments (i.e. PDF, Word, and PowerPoint files). 

See the guide >>

Generative AI video presentation 

Associate Professor Christine Slade recently presented at THE Times Higher Education Campus webinar on 'Artificial Intelligence and Academic Integrity'. 

Associate Professor Slade, alongside a panel of international experts, discussed the impact of Generative AI on academic and research integrity and existing safeguards set up to

protect scholarly work.

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  Watch the recording >>

Assessment Design Community: 

UQ’s Assessment Design Community is here! Register to join in the collective expertise; explore our diverse assessment initiatives and resources; and assist each other to design and create meaningful assessment. Our first in-person inquiry event will be held on 29 August, 1-2pm and is titled Programmatic approaches to assessment

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What's Working? - Generative AI 

Register for the upcoming What’s Working? Webinar held on Monday 21 August, 1–2pm. Dr Luke Zaphir will demonstrate how we can use ChatGPT authentically and inauthentically while also discussing how to optimise prompts for better outcomes.

Register to attend >>

Online assignment submission and marking

Online assignment tools provide an efficient and reliable process for students and teaching staff. Assignments are effortlessly uploaded by students and become immediately available to teaching staff for marking; once marked, assignments are also available to students for reflection. Find out how assignment submission tools can assist your teaching and marking.

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Communicate and collaborate online – Digital Essentials

The Communicate and Collaborate online module (within the Digital Essentials series) introduces students to discussion forums, email etiquette, and collaboration tools for group assignments. The module is embedded into courses to make it more accessible for students. 

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Request recordings of additional teaching activities

You can now request automatic recordings for all teaching activities scheduled in the timetable including seminars, tutorials, and workshops. Lectures in all centrally controlled teaching spaces with 20 seats or more are automatically recorded and are made available via the Lecture Recordings link in the associated Learn.UQ course. You are not required to submit a request to have lectures recorded in this instance.

For step-by-step instructions, refer to the guide via the link below.

Order lecture recordings >>

What's on

eLearning workshops (self-paced)

Other events and courses

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Teaching and learning support

eLearning support

For technical support with central eLearning tools, email eLearning support

eLearning Advisers

To receive pedagogical advice from UQ's leading teaching qualified experts on using our central 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.

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 Inspera. Book 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.