Exams and T&L Week 2023

9 Oct 2023

Exam preparation resources for staff

Resources are available to help prepare and deliver invigilated (ProctorU) and non-invigilated Learn.UQ exams. For tailored advice, book a consultation with an eLearning Adviser.

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SECaTs open next week!

SECaTs go live on Monday 16 October. To maximise response rates, allocate time in class for students to complete their surveys. Students will receive a survey link via email once the surveys are live or can access it at eval.uq.edu.au. ITaLI has recently released 3 SECaT videos, where experienced UQ academics share how they encourage constructive feedback, increasing response rates, and achieving positive results.

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Teaching and Learning Week - registrations are open now

‘Synergy’ is the theme for this year’s Teaching and Learning (T&L) Week, to be held from Monday 30 October to Friday 3 November. The theme aligns with UQ's recently endorsed Graduate Statement and Graduate Attributes Policy. There are over 30 sessions, available online, in-person, and hybrid formats, that you can now register for. Secure your seat today! 

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Practice online digital exams

For courses with end-of-semester digital exams, Course Coordinators are encouraged to offer students a practice exam. This helps students get comfortable with the exam process and test their devices. Course Coordinators can create a course-specific practice exam or guide students to self-enroll using the Learn.UQ Practice Exam site and Inspera Preparation Test.

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ePortfolio and authentic assessment

ePortfolios enable authentic assessments, allowing students to connect their learning across different assessments and courses. If you'd like to discuss using ePortfolios and address concerns about academic integrity related to Generative AI, please submit a meeting request.

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Indigenising the Curriculum Circle of Practice (12 October)

This workshop provides a safe space for discussion on how teaching staff can embed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ perspectives into UQ courses. staff will share their experiences of building relationships and working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; this event includes a forum for discussion and questions.

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What's Working? - Generative AI (16 October)

In this webinar, UQ academics Dr Catherine Keys and Kelly Hooper discuss how they are embracing opportunities and addressing complications with Generative AI.

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Learning resources for Summer Semester

The Library’s Summer Semester learning resources blog post outlines key dates for confirming your learning resources and publishing your reading list in time for Summer Semester.  

Register to attend a training session over Zoom on using Talis Aspire, UQ's course reading list system. Alternatively, watch a recording of the Ready to Teach week session Reimagine your reading list (YouTube, 47m38s). 

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Check your exam as a student

It is important to check your exam 'as a student' to test if it works as expected and to ensure all questions are accessible. View the Learn.UQ Exams and Inspera Peer Review and Testing guides. 

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Promote student exam workshops

Course Coordinators are encouraged to promote the Library’s exam workshops offered in Weeks 12–13 (Preparing for your online exam and Preparing for your online invigilated exam) to prepare students for their online exams and assist them in avoiding common issues.

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Course Insights - investigate student assessment results

Course Insights is UQ's own course-level learning analytics dashboard and is available to all teaching staff in a course via Learn.UQ. The Assessment section provides staff with an overview of student assessment results, as well as an in-depth analysis of each individual assessment task.

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Are you keeping your grades secure

The following video offers a range of practical strategies for improving grade security.

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The Teaching@UQ program assists staff in creatively connecting curriculum, pedagogy and assessment to foster active student participation and learning. A new stream for research focused staff has been added to the Teaching@UQ Program. Learn more via the ITaLI website.

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Writing for the web - Digital Essentials module

The Writing for the web module (part of the Digital Essentials series) 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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What's on

eLearning workshops (self-paced)

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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 technology 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 itali@uq.edu.au 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.