eLearning Workshops

Practical, hands-on workshops in teaching and learning technologies are offered through Staff Development to help staff prepare their courses each semester. This year to date, 64 staff workshops have been run, with a total of 474 staff attendances. Since 2012, there has been a total of 5572 staff workshop attendances.

workshop attendances

workshops run

eLearning Guide Updates

The following table displays the number of staff and student guides that have been created, updated and removed this year to date.

Guides Created Guides Updated Guides Removed
68 141 19

Total = 228
(34 student guides + 194 staff guides)

eLearning Solutions Service

The eLearning Solutions Service is designed to help staff implement the UQ eLearning tools that most successfully solve common teaching and learning problems. The eLearning Solutions Service to date in 2019 has catered for 186 Course Coordinators teaching into 275 courses and servicing a total of 32,175 student experiences across the university. The top three most common individual tools implemented are Grade Centre, Online marking / submission and ePortfolio WIL - Chalk & Wire respectively.

Individual tools Times implemented Students benefitted
Active learning tool 25 4415
Collaboration / reflection tool 0 0
eLearning refresher 15 2801
ePortfolio WIL - Chalk & Wire 41 7027
Grade Centre 81 10423
Group management 23 6282
Group Peer Assessment 14 1816
Online marking / submission 60 11538
Online mini lecture 9 1115
Online quiz / exam 25 5353
Self Peer Assessment Tool 1 127
Course Insights 2 2110
Video assignment 7 1586
Video content - Kaltura 1 130
Virtual classroom - Zoom 2 134
Other 3 813

ePortfolio Usage

Usage in August

Usage this year to date

Assessments: 8739 49012
Files Uploaded: 6092 60497

August ePortfolio statistics graph

Courses/programs deployed in Semester 2, 2019

Courses/programs under development

Courses/programs completing their deployment review
(this includes any updates/changes to assessment tasks and required maintenance)

Bachelor of Veterinary Technology Bachelor of Midwifery Doctor of Medicine Phase 2
Faculty of Science Employability Framework Bachelor of Nursing Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Honours) 5th Year
DENT5200 Bachelor of Social Work ARCS2000
  Master of Pharmaceutical Industry Practice DENT5100
  ECON3210 ENVM3102
  LAWS4701 FOOD3030/7021
  HaBS Student Mentor and Leader Programs MGTS1501
    UQ Employability Award


eLearning Support - Requests and Trends

Chart of Support Request Categories from August 2017 to August 2019

Download Support Request Categories-201908.csv

The number of jobs for August 2019 decreased by 3.4% when compared to August 2018 yet increased by 22.3% when compared to August 2017 yet decreased by 55.5% when compared to July 2019.

Course Management jobs for August 2019 increased by 28.1% when compared with August 2018 and increased by 57% when compared with August 2017 yet decreased by 75.7% when compared with July 2019.

Tools & Other jobs for August 2019 decreased by 14.7% when compared with August 2018 yet increased by 7.3% when compared with August 2017 yet decreased by 31% when compared with July 2019.

The distribution of jobs were mostly through Tools & Other (69.93%) with Course Management (30.07%).


There were ten Urgent jobs during August 2019. A breakdown of the Urgent jobs are as follows.
one of Blackboard Access, one of Blackboard Course Content, one of Blackboard Grade Centre, three of Blackboard Tools, one of Blackboard Wiki/Blog/Journal, two of Echo360, one of Turnitin.

All Urgent requests were responded to within an hour.