This guide is for support staff only.

ITaLI and Library are offering a range of professional development workshops to support staff converting courses for online delivery.  This w/c 16 March has been about converting lectures and tutes. In w/c 23 March we have four new learning designershelping us collectively deliver a focus on assessment conversion workshops.

The ITaLI eLearning team are trying to maximise the impact of limited resourcing to offer as much training in key tools as possible during pause week. 

Staff attending need to bring their own laptop with the required software installed. Only a limited number of training laptops will be available for borrowing.

Zoom Drop-in Workshops for Zoom questions

ITaLI are running Zoom Support drop-in sessions for staff that want to practice Zoom or ask questions about Zoom. The Zoom room will be open 10.00am – 2.00pm Mon-Fri, commencing Friday 20 March and running to Friday 27 March at

Online self-paced workshops - start online any time

Online live webinars (via Zoom) - attend from home or office

Webinars facilitated via Zoom are available on a range of topics. For a description of each workshop, dates and to register, visit eLearning Webinars via Zoom.

Virtual Classroom (Zoom) workshops - multiple on campus

Workshops are available at St Lucia, Gatton and Herston on facilitating tutorials, seminars and lectures via Zoom. For a full workshop description, dates and to register, visit Virtual Classroom (Zoom) workshops.

Desktop Recording (Kaltura Capture) workshops - multiple on campus

Workshops are available on using Kaltura Capture to produce mini-online lectures. For a full workshop description, dates and to register, visit Desktop Recording (Kaltura Capture) workshops.

Video Assignments workshops - multiple on campus

Workshops are available on converting face-to-face assessment, such as oral presentations, to student video assignments. For a full workshop description, dates and to register, visit Video Assignment workshops.

Learn.UQ Quizzes, Tests and Exams Workshops - multiple on campus

This course will teach participants how to move in-class tests and exams online using the Blackboard Test tool in Learn.UQ. For a full workshop description, dates and to register, visit Learn.UQ Quizzes, Tests and Exams workshops.

PadletUQ Workshops - multiple on campus

Workshops are available on using PadletUQ to facilitate online active learning activities. For a full workshop description, dates and to register, visit PadletUQ workshops.


All ITaLI workshops are now in larger rooms to cope with higher attendance rates. Some workshops are available on Zoom so staff can attend from home. 


Only St Lucia, Virtual Classroom (Zoom) workshops registrations are via the Staff Development website. All other eLearning workshops registrations for the pause week should be completed via

Custom Workshops or Custom Advice

If schools have requests to run their own custom training:

  • eLearning has sent all our training plans and content to the LD/ELOF community (16 March).
  • Schools can email or phone +61 7 3443 1348 for an ITaLI expert to run local training.
  • Schools can send their own trainer to a face to face workshop (above), or do a self-paced workshop (above), or shortly attend a Zoom based workshop (on video assignments etc.) when they are advertised for later this week. ITaLI has a resource list of staff that have expertise in key UQ eLearning technologies. Email or phone +61 7 3443 1348 – individual consultations are available on request.

Other ITaLI Support

ITaLI  maintians an online teaching guide

ITaLI provides additional T&L support options as follows:

Teaching Online Guides - on LinkedIn Learning

UQ has a subscription to LinkedIn Learning through UQ Library. Useful distance education guides may include:


Workshop Consumtion Rates

  • All face to face workshop attendances between Monday 16th and Wednesday 18th 441 (mostly Zoom)
  • Zoom self-paced online workshop : 2,755 discrete users
  • Zoom general online text guide hits: 2,033 downloads
  • Video guide on adding a Zoom meeting link to Blackboard: 543 views
  • Text guide on adding a Zoom meeting to Blackboard: 302 views
  • Desktop Lecture Recording – (Kaltura Capture)  online workshop: 367 discrete users
  • Online text guide for Kaltura: 540 downloads


Figure below shows increasing hits on UQ’s elearning guides between 16 to 18 March