eLearning Workshops

Practical, hands-on workshops in teaching and learning technologies are offered through Staff Professional Development to help staff prepare their courses each semester. This year to date, 41 staff workshops have been run, with a total of 298 staff attendances. Since 2012, there has been a total of 5396 staff workshop attendances.

workshop attendances

workshops run

eLearning Guide Updates

Throughout the year, updates to staff guides on the eLearning website and student guides on the Library website are requested by staff. This year to date, 41 new guides have been created, 86 exisiting guides have been updated and 4 guides have been removed based on requests. In total, 131 guides have been created, updated or removed, with 108 of those being staff guides and 23 being student 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 138 Course Coordinators teaching into 214 courses and servicing a total of 22,937 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 13 2294
Collaboration / reflection tool 0 0
eLearning refresher 11 2151
ePortfolio WIL - Chalk & Wire 34 5052
Grade Centre 66 7972
Group management 13 4606
Group Peer Assessment 12 1754
Online marking / submission 37 7096
Online mini lecture 6 1042
Online quiz / exam 17 3608
Self Peer Assessment Tool 1 127
Course Insights 2 2110
Video assignment 6 1426
Video content - Kaltura 1 130
Virtual classroom - Zoom 1 130
other 2 132

ePortfolio Usage

Year to Date
Assessments: 6552 36117
Files Uploaded: 3948

June ePortfolio statistics graph

The following courses/ programs were deployed in Semester 1, 2019
The following courses/programs are under development
The following courses/programs are completing their deployment review (this includes any updates/changes to assessment tasks and required maintenance)
Doctor of Medicine Phase 2 Bachelor of Midwifery Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety Science
Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Honours) 5th Year Bachelor of Nursing Bachelor of Music Honours
UQ Employability Award Bachelor of Social Work WRIT3613
ARCS2000 Bachelor of Veterinary Technology MEDI7131
DENT5100 Faculty of Science Employability Framework Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)
ENVM3102 Master of Pharmaceutical Industry Practice Bachelor of Regional and Town Planning
FOOD3030/7021 ECON3210 Bachelor of Laws (Honours) - Statutory Interpretation
MGTS1501 DENT5200  
PSYC4091 LAWS4701  
SCIE3050 MECH4552  


eLearning Support - Requests and Trends

Chart of Support Request Categories from June 2017 to June 2019

Download Support Request Categories-201906.csv

The number of jobs for June 2019 decreased by 19.6% when compared to June 2018 and decreased by 1.4% when compared to June 2017 yet increased by 5.3% when compared to May 2019.

Course Management jobs for June 2019 decreased by 18.4% when compared with June 2018 and decreased by 4.1% when compared with June 2017 yet increased by 11% when compared with May 2019.

Tools & Other jobs for June 2019 decreased by 22.1% when compared with June 2018 yet increased by 4.3% when compared with June 2017 yet decreased by 5.9% when compared with May 2019.

The distribution of jobs were mostly through Course Management (67.18%) with Tools & Other (32.82%).


There were six Urgent jobs during June 2019. A breakdown of the Urgent jobs are as follows.
one of Blackboard Assignment Tool, one of Blackboard Grade Centre, two of Blackboard Tools, one of Course Request, one of Turnitin.

All Urgent requests were responded to within an hour.