Teaching and Learning Week

23 Oct 2023

Teaching and Learning Week is next week!

Join us in celebrating Teaching and Learning here at UQ. To view the complete program and secure your spot, please visit the Teaching and Learning Week webpage. There’s still time to secure your seat! 

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Don’t miss the opening event

We're excited to announce that Dr Mary Graham, a prominent Indigenous leader and philosopher, will deliver the opening address at T&L Week. Following the presentation, T&L Award winners will explore teaching our revised Graduate Attributes. Don't miss this exceptional start to T&L Week! 

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Exploring the horizon: games, VR, AR and 3D printing in education

Join us for a glimpse into the future of education. This event takes place on Friday 3 November 12-1pm and will feature presentations and hands-on experiences; showcasing innovative technologies including Serious Games, Augmented Reality, 3D Printing, Virtual Reality, and Transformative Board Games.

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Graduate Attributes: translating learning into value

Join us on Wednesday 1 November 2-3pm for a thought-provoking panel discussion during T&L Week 2023. Delve into the significance of the revised UQ Graduate Attributes and their role in bridging the gap between educational terminology and future aspirations. Discover how storytelling can empower students to articulate their educational journey, enhancing their future potential. Don't miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights and unlock the value of education. 

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AI assessment insights by Associate Professor Jason Lodge

Associate Professor Jason Lodge presented a summary of his recent work on assessment in the age of artificial intelligence at the October What’s Working? webinar. Learn about models and approaches for thinking about assessment and Jason’s work leading the development of the TEQSA 'Assessment reform for the age of artificial intelligence' initiative.

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Early bird workshops

The ITaLI eLearning team are offering a range of practical workshops on eLearning tools during November/December to help staff prepare for Summer Semester, 2023 and Semester 1, 2024. For information on each workshop, dates and how to register, visit the eLearning workshops event page. 

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New External Users tool

A new External Users Tool is going live this coming Wednesday 25 October. The new tool replaces existing functionality for creating accounts for non-UQ users, such as guest lecturers. Once enabled, the new tool can be found in the same location within the navigation menu of all courses, at which point you will be redirected to an ExtraMural form to proceed with the request.

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Accessibility and study hacks - Digital Essentials module

The Accessibility and study hacks module (within the Digital Essentials series) introduces students to creating accessible content and productivity tools for study and life. The module is embedded into courses to make it more accessible for students.

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UQ ePortfolio system - Semester 2, 2024

Looking to scaffold progressive reflections course- or program-wide? Interested in staged or interlinked assessment tasks to engage students in using feedback to apply to a later task? UQ’s ePortfolio system enables students to submit videos, images or documents to external or internal assessors and obtain feedback on specific marking criteria. 

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Six tips for assessment finalisation 

Review our top six tips for the end of semester to ensure your end-of-semester assessment processing goes smoothly.

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Review your grade history

As we have reached the end of the semester, use the View Grade History tool to produce a report showing all changes and comments made to marks during the semester. This will allow staff to confirm the validity and check for errors.

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Group Peer Assessment tool decommission

UQ’s Group Peer Assessment tool will be decommissioned 1 December 2023. The tool has been replaced by Buddycheck, a tool for collecting students’ responses on the contribution of individual group members in a group project.

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Evaluations new team name: Student Surveys and Evaluations Team (SSET)

The Evaluations Team is changing their name to Student Surveys and Evaluations Team (SSET). Updates to webpages, email signatures, WorkDay and other channels will occur over the next month.

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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.