eLearning workshops

Workshops run and staff attendance

Practical, hands-on workshops in teaching and learning technologies are offered through Workday to help staff prepare their courses each semester. In August, 13 workshops were conducted with 223 participants attending. This year to date, 95 staff workshops have been run with a total of 1465 attendances. Since 2012, there has been a total of 11,184 staff workshop attendances.

Self-paced workshop completions

eLearning guides

Desplays the number of staff and student guides that have been created, updated and removed this year to date.

Guides CreatedGuides UpdatedGuides Removed

Total = 307
(48 student guides + 259 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) (724 views)
  2. Learn.UQ Welcome Page (598 views)
  3. Turnitin (491 views)
  4. What is an ePortfolio? (428 views)
  5. Class active learning tools (373 views)
  6. Access Inspera (360 views)
  7. ePortfolio Quick Start Guide for External Assessors (323 views) 
  8. Weighted Column (Final Marks) (312 views) 
  9. UQwordcloud - UQ Active Learn (302 views)
  10. Academic Integrity Modules (286 views)

Total webpage views: 40,703

Total webpage views for previous month (July 2023): 33,501

August YouTube views: 2,351

YouTube views for preview month (July 2023): 2,164

eLearning Adviser Consultations

In the month of August, eLearning advisers provided 62 appointments to help courses adopt eLearning technology. The eLearning Adviser Consultations to date in 2023 have catered for 272 Course Coordinators teaching into 313 courses which constitute approximately 8.6% of all courses in the university and servicing a total of 40,473 student experiences across the university. In total, the number of appointments equals 405. The top three most common individual tools implemented are Online quiz/exam (Inspera), Grade Centre, and Online marking/submission (Turnitin). 

Individual tools - Time implemented

Individual tools - Student benefited

ePortfolio usage

Usage in August

Usage this year to date

Assessments: 292315152
Files Uploaded: 432830880


eLearning Support - Requests and Trends

Chart of Support Request Categories from August 2021 to August 2023

Download Support Request Categories-202308.csv

The number of jobs for August 2023 decreased by 25.8% when compared to August 2022 and decreased by 17.6% when compared to August 2021 and decreased by 46.8% when compared to July 2023.

Course Management jobs for August 2023 decreased by 56.3% when compared with August 2022 yet increased by 23.2% when compared with August 2021 yet decreased by 80.9% when compared with July 2023.

Tools & Other jobs for August 2023 decreased by 11.8% when compared with August 2022 and decreased by 23.9% when compared with August 2021 and decreased by 10.6% when compared with July 2023.

The majority of jobs were distributed through Tools & Other (81.55%) with Course Management (18.45%).

The Distribution of Jobs per Faculty

Chart of Total Jobs by Faculty for August 2023


During August 2023 there were fifteen (15) Urgent jobs. A breakdown of the Urgent jobs are as follows.
Blackboard Assignment Tool (1), Blackboard Grade Centre (1), Blackboard Population (2), Blackboard Tests (2), H5P (1), Site Request (2), Turnitin (1), UQ Extend (4).

All Urgent requests were responded to within an hour.