Ready to Tutor Week (19-23 February), Teaching and assessment guidance

12 Feb 2024

Ready to Tutor Week is next week (19–23 February)

Ready to Tutor Week is a series of sessions designed to help tutors prepare for the upcoming semester. Learn about Turnitin marking, Learn.UQ Basic, collaborative learning tools and more.

Ready to Tutor Week: learn more and register >>

Active learning tools

UQ's active learning tools can be used to engage students and promote deeper understanding in both online and face-to-face sessions. The centrally-supported active learning tools include PadletUQ, H5P, The Chase, Discussion Boards, RiPPLE and Zoom.

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New SECaT interview series

Eve wondered how to engage students earlier, establish rapport, and receive meaningful feedback? Explore ITaLI’s new video series featuring insightful interviews with academics from across UQ.

Tailored for academics, these short and impactful videos are here to support you in course and teaching evaluations. Gain valuable insights, tips, and practical strategies to enhance your SECaT response rates and results.

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Ready to Teach Week recordings

Thank you to everyone involved in Ready to Teach Week. The event saw over 556 attendees and included over 42 presenters across 20 sessions, most of which were recorded and are now available to watch online.

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Grade Centre

Are you making the most of Grade Centre? 

Grade Centre can be used to efficiently record assessment results and calculate final grades. By eliminating or limiting the use of spreadsheets, you can also improve the management and security of your grades.


View Grade Centre by tutorial, seminar, and practical groups

Smart Views allow you to easily filter your Grade Centre to speed up the entry of marks and the checking of student submissions. This video shows you how to use Smart Views for your contact, tutorial, practical or seminar groups (YouTube, 2m 19s).

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Consultations with an eLearning Adviser

The eLearning Systems and Support team offer eLearning Adviser Consultations to assist course teaching and administrative staff with implementing effective eLearning solutions. Our experienced advisers will guide you in utilising centrally supported eLearning tools.

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How well do you know your cohort?

Course Insights, UQ's own course-level learning analytics dashboard, is available to all Course Coordinators via Learn.UQ. The Enrolment section provides demographic information to inform teaching strategies.

Course Coordinators can also access student headshots through my.UQ to familiarise themselves with student faces prior to classes.

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UQ Systems - Digital Essentials module

The UQ Systems module (within the Digital Essentials series) introduces students to Learn.UQ, SI-net, email, BookIt, Echo360, Turnitin, PaperCut, StudentHub and ePortfolio. It is designed to be embedded into courses so students can find the information they need, when they need it.

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Teaching and assessment guidance for Semester 1, 2024

ITaLI's Teaching and assessment updates webpage has recently been updated with guidance for Semester 1, 2024. This resource covers a range of topics, including updates to assessment procedures, guidance on Generative AI in teaching and assessment, online exam options and much more. 

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eLearning Systems and Support

The eLearning Systems and Support team are responsible for managing the University’s central eLearning systems and providing both teaching and technical advice on eLearning tools.

The following may also be helpful:

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Faculty and school support

Educational design support is available in schools and faculties. While Learning Designers’ roles can vary, they are usually able to assist you with:

  • developing online resources to support your face-to-face teaching
  • designing and facilitating active learning experiences
  • advice on efficient and sustainable approaches to online learning
  • balancing aesthetic, usability and technical requirements
  • finding further support across UQ.

View the list of Learning Designers >>

Library services

Support for staff

The Library offers high-quality learning resources for courses and can work with you to develop your students' information and digital literacy skills. If you would like more details about the available services, visit the Library website or contact your Faculty Services Librarians.

Support for students

The Library AskUS service provides information technology support for students. They offer face-to-face and online technical assistance, provide online Learn.UQ student guides and run workshops for students.

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What's on

eLearning workshops (self-paced)

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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 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.

Digital assessment design support

Digital Assessment Learning Designers are available to 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 of school-level support, please refer to the list of Learning Designers in your area.