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Good practice examples of assessments at the Faculty of Arts

With Macquarie’s new Assessment Policy in place, attention is now turning to reviewing current assessment tasks in units. There are many posts on Teche on the new assessment policy, assessment ideas in the Science Faculty, and the new hurdle requirements. In this post, we will look at some examples of good assessment practice in the Faculty of Arts.

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New Assessment Policy and Schedules on Policy Central

The new Assessment Policy and Schedules are now up on Policy Central (links below).

The new policy has been approved for implementation from Session 2 this year so it is critical that all staff are familiar with the requirements.

  • Assessment Policy (effective Session 2 2016)
  • Schedule 1 Grading Requirements
  • Schedule 2 Unit Assessment Requirements
  • Schedule 3 Higher Degree Research Assessment Requirements (under development)
  • Schedule 4 Final Examination Requirements
  •  Schedule 5 Moderation Requirements

For a concise outline of the main changes to assessment, see Mitch Parsell’s post here.