eLearning workshops

Workshops run and staff attendances

Practical, hands-on workshops in teaching and learning technologies are offered through Workday to help staff prepare their courses each semester. In August, 11 workshops were conducted with 156 participants attending. This year to date, 111 staff workshops have been run with a total of 1375 attendances. Since 2012, there has been a total of 9,432 staff workshop attendances.


august workshops run

august 2022 attendances

Self-paced workshop completions

WorkshopNumber of engagementsNumber of completions
Learn.UQ Basics196
Learn.UQ Quizzes, Tests and Exams52
Virtual Classroom (Zoom)32
Desktop Recording (Kaltura Capture)31
Video Assignment20
Grade Centre00

eLearning guides

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 CreatedGuides UpdatedGuides Removed



Total = 260
(18 student guides + 242 staff guides)

Top 10 eLearning guides 

The following list includes the 10 most viewed eLearning guides this month:

  1. Create a Grade Schema (1-7 grades) (504 views)  
  2. ePortfolio (466 views)
  3. Delete Threads and Edit/Delete Replies (391 views)
  4. Reactions in a Zoom meeting (371 views) 
  5. UQwordcloud - UQ Active Learn (300 views)
  6. Set Privacy and Share a Padlet (289 views)
  7. Quick Start Guide for External Assessors (288 views)
  8. LearnX (272 views)
  9. Turnitin (260 views)
  10. UQwordstream - UQ Active Learn (259 views)

 Total webpage views =  33,230

Total webpage views for the previous month (July 2022) = 32,471

eLearning Adviser Consultations

In the month of August elearning advisers provided 58 appointments to help 29 course coordinators adopt elearning technology in 28 courses. The eLearning Adviser Consultations to date in 2022 has catered for 263 Course Coordinators teaching into 323 courses which constitutes approximately 9.36% of all courses in the university and servicing a total of 42,568 student experiences across the university. In total, the number of appointments equal to 481. The top three most common individual tools implemented are Online marking / submission, Grade Centre and Online quiz / exam. 

Individual toolsTimes implementedStudents benefitted
Active learning tool103003
Collaboration / reflection tool364218
eLearning refresher334158
ePortfolio WIL - Chalk & Wire131097
Grade Centre6811943
Group management297657
Group Peer Assessment234590
Microsoft Teams5983
Online marking / submission9118338
Online mini lecture7517
Online quiz / exam8413331
Self Peer Assessment Tool1150
Course Insights61003
Video assignment122373
Video content - Kaltura4442
Virtual classroom - Zoom354050

ePortfolio usage

Usage in August

Usage this year to date

Assessments: 91014650
Files Uploaded: 205325127


eLearning Support - Requests and Trends

Chart of Support Request Categories from August 2020 to August 2022

Download Support Request Categories-202208.csv

The number of jobs for August 2022 decreased by 14.8% when compared to August 2021 and decreased by 37.6% when compared to August 2020 and decreased by 71.5% when compared to July 2022.

Course Management jobs for August 2022 increased by 48.6% when compared with August 2021 yet decreased by 21.6% when compared with August 2020 and decreased by 88.8% when compared with July 2022.

Tools & Other jobs for August 2022 decreased by 29.6% when compared with August 2021 and decreased by 42% when compared with August 2020 and decreased by 33% when compared with July 2022.

The distribution of jobs were mostly through Tools & Other (72.73%) with Course Management (27.27%).


During August 2022 there were three (3) Urgent jobs. A breakdown of the Urgent jobs are as follows.
Blackboard Tools (1), Inspera (1), Turnitin (1).

All Urgent requests were responded to within an hour.