eLearning Workshops

Practical, hands-on eLearning workshops are offered through Staff Professional Development to help staff prepare their courses each semester. 32 staff workshops have been run this year as of May, with 4 of those requiring waitlists and consequently 2 additional workshops were scheduled to meet the demand. Staff workshop attendances this year total 234 participants and total 5332 since 2012.

workshop attendances april

Workshop Run April

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, 34 new guides have been created, 59 exisiting guides have been updated and 3 guides have been removed based on requests. In total, 96 guides have been created, updated or removed, with 81 of those being staff guides and 15 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 129 Course Coordinators teaching into 201 courses and servicing a total of 20,848 student experiences across the university. The top three most common individual tools implemented are Grade Centre, ePortfolio WIL - Chalk & Wire and Online marking / submission respectively.

Individual tools Times implemented Students benefitted
Active learning tool 10 1657
Collaboration / reflection tool 0 0
eLearning refresher 10 1711
ePortfolio WIL - Chalk & Wire 31 4419
Grade Centre 58 6819
Group management 11 3584
Group Peer Assessment 12 1754
Online marking / submission 33 6010
Online mini lecture 5 1025
Online quiz / exam 16 3406
Self Peer Assessment Tool 1 127
Course Insights 2 2110
Video assignment 5 986
Video content - Kaltura 1 130
Virtual classroom - Zoom 1 130
other 2 132

ePortfolio Usage

Year to Date
Assessments: 12354 29565
Files Uploaded: 21410 46281

ePortfolio statistics graph May 2019

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 May 2017 to May 2019

Download eLearning Support Request Categories-201905.csv

The number of jobs for May 2019 increased by 11.5% when compared to May 2018 and increased by 16.8% when compared to May 2017 and increased by 56.8% when compared to May 2019.

Course Management jobs for May 2019 increased by 22.9% when compared with May 2018 and increased by 23.5% when compared with May 2017 and increased by 74.5% when compared with May 2019.

Tools & Other jobs for May 2019 decreased by 7.5% when compared with May 2018 yet increased by 5.2% when compared with May 2017 yet increased by 26.3% when compared with May 2019.

The distribution of jobs were mainly in favour of Course Management (63.17%) with Tools & Other (36.83%).


There were eleven Urgent jobs during May 2019. A breakdown of the Urgent jobs are as follows.
one of Blackboard Tests, five of Blackboard Usage, five of Turnitin.

All Urgent requests were responded to within an hour.