Ready to Teach Week is a bi-annual event, consisting of online and in-person activities designed to help you prepare course materials for the upcoming semester.

Integrity Officer’s update

14 July 2023 1:00pm2:30pm
This interactive session will include short presentations updating participants about prevention, detection, and investigation of student misconduct at UQ. Supportive case studies, training and resources will be included and there will be time for group discussion and questions.

Buddycheck (group member evaluation)

14 July 2023 10:00am12:00pm
This course will introduce participants to Buddycheck

Reimagine your reading list

13 July 2023 2:30pm3:30pm
In this session participants will learn how to create an engaging course reading list using Talis Aspire.

Crucible campus moments: debrief

13 July 2023 12:00pm12:30pm
This session will follow the scavenger hunt that participants should have hopefully completed during Ready to Teach Week. Participants will engage in an informal discussion to reflect on the experience. The scavenger hunt instructions will be shared with staff throughout the week.

Collaborative learning tools

13 July 2023 10:00am11:30am
In this webinar you will create awareness and develop skills of using Ed Discussion Board and Padlet in your course.

Generative AI in Teaching and Learning

12 July 2023 2:00pm3:00pm
This interactive session will: introduce what Generative AI is; review current tools; explore examples of their use and potential; provide an overview UQ’s guidance about Generative AI; and will discuss data and privacy implications

Why does assessment need to change? Explore benefits and ideas for enhancing assessment

12 July 2023 12:30pm2:00pm
In this workshop participants will be explore ideas about the benefits of inevitable assessment change; research-informed approaches; engagement through chat and video; and identify changes to enhance existing assessments.

Coordinating courses – setting up for a successful semester

12 July 2023 11:00am12:00pm
This workshop is for new teaching staff at UQ. It will include tips and tricks for how to best use your Electronic Course Profile (ECP) and Learn.UQ sites to minimise hassle, as well as examples of implementing a communication strategy and managing student expectations

What's new in eLearning

12 July 2023 10:00am11:00am
This session will include an overview of new functions and capabilities within a range of eLearning systems

Beyond Orientation: supporting the first-year classroom

11 July 2023 2:00pm
participants will hear from staff and students involved in a Student-Staff Partner Project that focuses on the first-year student experience in the classroom.

T&L challenges and solutions exchange

11 July 2023 12:30pm2:00pm
Join this casual event where you will be able to network with colleagues and discuss specific teaching challenges and problems you might have in the upcoming semester.

Active Learning with EchoPoll

11 July 2023 11:00am12:30pm
This session will introduce participants to the new tool EchoPoll and how it is utilised in teaching.

Engaging your students – Teaching and Learning with intent

11 July 2023 9:30am11:00am
This session will look at ways to engage your students through what you do and they do in class. In this session we will unpack what good teachers do in real time.

How are students engaging in your course? Using Course Insights to understand student behaviour

10 July 2023 3:00pm4:00pm
This session introduces Course Insights, a powerful learning analytics tool, to educators, coordinators, teams, and designers.

Generative AI and assessment: designing questions, communication, and support

10 July 2023 2:00pm3:00pm
The rapid changes in availability and power of Generative AI have created opportunities and challenges for our assessment. This workshop will focus on a range of approaches for us to improve our assessment questions, communicate expectations, and support students in this challenging space.

What’s Working – Generative AI?

10 July 2023 1:00pm2:00pm
ITaLI’s What's Working? webinar series facilitates UQ staff sharing innovative practices and challenges in teaching and learning. As the University shifts to new ways of teaching and learning, the series aims to explores emerging pedagogies and assessment practices. 

Upskill your students - utilise the Learning Development team (Learning Advisers)

10 July 2023 12:00pm1:00pm
This session will introduce and highlight the resources provided to all students by Learning Advisers (Student Services). It will introduce the student voice to show how the variety of services we offer can assist and inspire all types of students.

Small changes, big impact: Increasing participation and inclusion in our classrooms

10 July 2023 10:30am12:00pm
This session will cover some simple things we can do in the classroom and reveal existing services to help us reduce stress while using Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles.

Student experiences of 2023

10 July 2023 9:30am10:30am
Join a panel conversation with students who have been exploring different aspects of our students’ experiences in 2023.

Crucible campus moments: Scavenger hunt

10 July 2023 6:00am13 July 2023 12:00pm
Step out of your classroom for a self-paced scavenger hunt of the UQ campus (30 to 60 minutes anytime before Thursday 12 midday)!