Assessment Policy and Procedures

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1. Overview  
2. Introduction  
3. Rationale for Assessment  
4. Principles  
5. Related Documents and Links  
6. Practices to Enhance Teaching and Learning  

7. Roles and Responsibilities

7.1 Students
7.2 Lecturers in Charge
7.3 Lecturers
7.4 Markers
7.5 Course Coordinators
7.6 Heads of School
7.7 Assessment Review Committees
7.8 Deans
7.9 Student Services
7.10 Student Administration

 

8. Preparation for the Assessment Process

8.1 Assessment Schedules
8.2 Assessment Tasks and Forms of Assessment
8.3 Unit Outlines
8.4 Attendance Requirements in a Unit
8.5 Staff Availability

 

9. Completion of Assessment Tasks

9.1 Group Work and Collaborative Assessment
9.2 Plagiarism
9.3 Resubmission of Assignments and Recycling
9.4 Students with Difficulty Meeting Assessment Requirements
      9.4.1 Extension of submission date
      9.4.2 Factors affecting performance - Consideration of personal circumstances
9.5 Submission and Collection of Assessment Materials
9.6 Confidentiality

 

10. Central Examinations

10.1 Examination Timetable
10.2 Location of Examinations
        10.2.1  Students to sit examinations at campus they attend
        10.2.2  Location of examinations for students enrolled in external, on-line or off-campus          mode
        10.2.3  Variation of examination venue
10.3  Students with Special Needs
10.4  Examination Room Procedures
        10.4.1   Availablility of Lecturer-in-Charge
        10.4.2   Powers of Supervisor
        10.4.3   Entry to examination room
        10.4.4   Conduct of candidates
        10.4.5   Starting time
        10.4.6   Reading time
        10.4.7   Late arrival
        10.4.8   Identification
        10.4.9   Attendance form
        10.4.10 Early departure from examination room
        10.4.11 Conclusion of examination
        10.4.12 Where nominated materials may be taken into an examination room
        10.4.13 Use of dictionaries in examination rooms
        10.4.14 Use of personal electronic devices in exams
10.5 Illness During Examination
10.6 Breach of Procedures
10.7 Materials Left Outside Examination Room

 

 

11. Deferred Examinations

11.1 Application for Deferred Examination
11.2 Evidence in Support of Application for Deferred Examination
11.3 Determination of Application for Deferred Examination
11.4 Failure to Attend Deferred Examination
11.5 Limit on Number of Deferrals

 

12. School Examinations

12.1 Extent to which Examination Procedures Apply to School Examinations


 

13. Marking

13.1 Marking
13.2 Conflict of Interest
13.3 Feedback


 

14. Recording Results

Table of Results and Allocation of Grades