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, 68 staff workshops have been run, with a total of 498 staff attendances. Since 2012, there has been a total of 5,596 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
78 160 21

Total = 259
(38 student guides + 221 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 208 Course Coordinators teaching into 297 courses and servicing a total of 35,821 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 26 4615
Collaboration / reflection tool 0 0
eLearning refresher 16 2831
ePortfolio WIL - Chalk & Wire 46 7696
Grade Centre 88 11193
Group management 27 6583
Group Peer Assessment 17 2320
Online marking / submission 67 12373
Online mini lecture 10 1798
Online quiz / exam 27 5687
Self Peer Assessment Tool 1 127
Course Insights 2 2110
Video assignment 9 1839
Video content - Kaltura 3 825
Virtual classroom - Zoom 6 236
Other 4 885

ePortfolio Usage

Usage in October

Usage this year to date

Assessments: 9979 67711
Files Uploaded: 10697 79815

October 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 October 2017 to October 2019

Download Support Request Categories-201910.csv

The number of jobs for October 2019 decreased by 20.3% when compared to October 2018 and decreased by 30.3% when compared to October 2017 yet increased by 16.3% when compared to September 2019.

Course Management jobs for October 2019 increased by 13.6% when compared with October 2018 yet decreased by 24.2% when compared with October 2017 yet increased by 70.1% when compared with September 2019.

Tools & Other jobs for October 2019 decreased by 36.5% when compared with October 2018 and decreased by 34.7% when compared with October 2017 and decreased by 21.8% when compared with September 2019.

The distribution of jobs were slightly in favour of Tools & Other (54.91%) with Course Management (45.09%).


There were ten Urgent jobs during October 2019. A breakdown of the Urgent jobs are as follows.
one of Blackboard Access, two of Blackboard Tools, one of ePortfolio, six of Turnitin.

All Urgent requests were responded to within an hour.