eLearning Solutions Service, Wordcloud and Video assignments

Text editor

What is the text editor?

The text editor can be found in Items, Announcements, Discussion Board, Blogs, Journals, Wikis, Assignments, Tests and the Grade Centre. As well as basic text editing functions it allows you to:

Content Area

What is a Content Area?

A content area is a page in Learn.UQ where you can create content (items) and add links to files, images, websites, audio, videos, course tools and assessment. Content area can be organised using Folders, Learning Modules, Lesson Plans, Module Pages and Blank Pages. The UQ course template contains two Content Areas: Learning Resources and Assessment.

Wordcloud

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New archive process / policy

The archiving back-end has been rebuilt to allow students access to learning materials from older courses in a sustainable manner. The new service is available at https://archive.learn.uq.edu.au/

ISpring - Desktop recording

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Classroom Capture Pilot

The Classroom Capture Pilot trialled automatically scheduled lecture recordings in venues that were not equipped for recording. The pilot leveraged the technology in place using Echo360 Classroom Capture on lectern computers.

Blackboard Course Analytics

The Blackboard analytics product has been renewed for 2015, and is currently active in a small number of Blackboard courses.  This is due to be complete for Semester 2, 2015. The formal Blackboard Analytics project (2013-2014) is now complete. Staff wishing to have access to the analytics reports are encouraged to request access from the ITS service desk, providing your course codes.

Smart device policy (BYOD equity programme) and UQ advantage suite

To achieve the University’s vision of being a high value place-based learning institution, distinguished from distance education, it needs to optimise the in-class learning experience. While UQ instructors now have access to a range of in-class active learning technologies, UQ students now need support services and policies to complete the vision. Although pure distance education is possible with static in-place computers (e.g. desktops at home or in labs or in library), modern active learning technology in the classroom depends on students having a smart device (e.g.

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