1.1 The purpose of the policy is to provide transparency to the submission of summative assessment.
1.2 To provide a way the details are articulated to students.
1.3 To set penalties for work that is submitted late or exceeds the prescribed length.
2.1 This policy statement refers to all undergraduate and postgraduate coursework submitted for summative assessment for various programmes.
2.2 The purposes of this policy is that which contributes to the final unit mark.
2.3 The Policy also does not apply to assessment that students must attend to complete, such as practical tests, written examinations or work which is marked in the presence of students as part of a continuous assessment model.
CONSULTATION AND ANALYSIS PERFORMED:-
3.1 The performance must be done on school level procedures laid for submission of work for summative assessment.
3.2 All Faculties will be responsible for ensuring that these are procedures laid across the faculty and in accordance with this policy.
3.3 Schools must publish deadlines for the submission of all coursework at the beginning of each semester
APPROPRIATE SUBMISSION EXPECTATIONS:-
4.1 The expectation of this policy is to ensure that the arrangements and procedures for the submission of work for summative assessment are equitable and transparent.
4.2 Students are responsible for managing their time in order to meet published deadlines; multiple deadlines close together are not grounds for mitigation.
4.3 Deadlines may be extended in accordance with the Policy on Mitigating Circumstances.
PERFORMANCE MONITORING OF SUBMISSION EXPECTATIONS:-
5.1 Analyse existing policies according to organisational procedures
5.2 Evaluate improvement needs and opportunities
5.3 Consult with relevant class representatives and confirm need for new assessment development.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:-
6.1 Schools are required to make a case to their Faculty for any exceptions to the standard penalty and, if agreed, any variation must be made clear on each piece of assessment.
6.2 Faculties should review any variations annually.
6.3 Measuring improvement over time.
6.4 Motivating students to study.
6.5 Evaluating the teaching methods.
7.1 student enrolled in a assessment program may formally request a review of their assessment tasks and/or their final mark or grade for a course (excluding bachelor honours research projects), provided there are academic or procedural grounds for the request. These procedures set out valid grounds for review, and the process for seeking such a review.
7.2 These procedures also set out the process for special consideration requests including valid grounds.
7.3 If a review is granted, the result awarded from that review will stand as the final result for the work, regardless of whether it is higher or lower than the result originally awarded.
APPLICATION OF POLICY:-
8.1This policy applies to all staff, students and members of University decision-making or advisory bodies.
RELATED POLICIES, PROCEDURES AND GUIDELINES:-
9.1 piece of work handed in on time was not marked;
9.2 feedback on assessed work was not provided within fifteen business days;
9.3 alleged wrong advice from staff teaching the course (e.g., about the content of the examination or approval of an extension for an assignment);
9.4 the result/final mark/grade was not based on the assessment criteria or assessment process specified in the Course Outline, or any subsequent amendment made in accordance with the Assessment: courses and coursework programs procedures;
9.5 Where a student identifies that the result recorded for an assessment task or the final mark for a course have not been correctly calculated then this should be brought to the attention of the Course Coordinator – refer to the Assessment: Courses and Coursework – Procedures.
9.6 student may submit a special consideration request where they can demonstrate that their performance in a completed assessment task or tasks (including exams) had been disadvantaged by exceptional circumstances beyond their control and where there is evidence that the mark achieved for this assessment item has been impacted.
These circumstances include:
(a) death or serious illness of a close family member;
(b) an unexpected illness;
(c) significant personal trauma ( if any added)
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