Assessment for Coursework Programs Policy

Overview:

Assessment is a core academic activity and an essential component of the learning process. Its main purposes are to encourage student learning, to make judgements about student achievements, and to monitor the effectiveness of the learning environment. This policy sets out the principles which underpin the University of Adelaide's approach to assessment, and the mandatory procedures which ensure that the principles are implemented.


Note

Faculty of Health Sciences amendments added as agreed by Academic Board 6/14: Procedures 1(a), 1b(iii), 1b(v), 1(d), 5(f) - approved DVC&VP(A) 8 September 2015 ref: d2015/226619.

Title Version Document Date uploaded
Assessment for Coursework Programs Policy D2015/250675 D2015_250675__Assessment_for_Coursework_Programs_Policy_-_approved_by_Vice-Chancellor_and_President_-_reference_D2015-250664.pdf [132.5K] (application/pdf) 14 Aug 2017
D2015/250675 Assessment_for_Coursework_Programs_Policy_-_approved_by_Vice-Chancellor_and_President_~_250664.htm [42.5K] (text/html) 5 Jul 2017
D2014/226357 D2014_226357__Assessment_for_Coursework_Programs_Policy_-_approved_by_VCP_5_September_-_ref_~_approved_by_DVC&VP(A)_8_September_2015_ref__d2015_226619.htm [40.2K] (text/html) 11 Sep 2015
D2014/226357 D2014_226357__Assessment_for_Coursework_Programs_Policy_-_approved_by_VCP_5_September_-_ref_d2014-225469.htm [39.7K] (text/html) 3 Mar 2015
d2014/226357 D2014_226357__Assessment_for_Coursework_Programs_Policy_-_approved_by_VCP_5_September_-_ref_d2014-225469_-_PGM.htm [39.7K] (text/html) 4 Dec 2014
d2010/145049 Assessment_for_Coursework_Programs_Policy_-_endorsed_by_Academic_Board_3_November_2010_-_~_source_document.htm [34.1K] (text/html) 14 Nov 2013
d2010/145049 Assessment_for_Coursework_Programs_Policy_-_endorsed_by_Academic_Board_3_November_~_source_document.htm [34.0K] (text/html) 3 Dec 2010
d2009/91448 Assessment_for_Coursework_Programs_Policy_-_approved_by_the_Vice-Chancellor_and_~_source_document.htm [23.6K] (text/html) 21 Jun 2010
d2009/91448 D2009_91448__Assessment_for_Coursework_Programs_Policy_-_approved_by_the_Vice-Chancellor_and_President_13_November_2008_-_amended_18_~_source_document.htm [23.8K] (text/html) 18 Nov 2009
d2008/19085 Assessment_for_Coursework_Programs_Policy_-_approved_by_the_Vice-Chancellor_and_President_~_source_document.htm [23.8K] (text/html) 15 Oct 2009
  GPGuidelinesAssessment_101007.pdf [55.9K] (application/pdf) 16 Oct 2007
  GPGuidelinesAssessment_190906.pdf [51.0K] (application/pdf) 30 Nov 2006
  GPGuidelinesAssessment_190906.pdf [64.4K] (application/pdf) 21 Sep 2006
  GPGuidelinesAssessment_111105.pdf [44.7K] (application/pdf) 17 Nov 2005
  AssessmentGuidelines.pdf [32.4K] (application/pdf) 10 Mar 2005
Grade Descriptors D2015/283738 D2015_283738__Honours_Grade_Descriptors_November_2015(2).pdf [42.7K] (application/pdf) 19 Nov 2015
n/a Grade_descriptors.pdf [144.1K] (application/pdf) 18 Nov 2010
n/a Grade_Descriptors-3.pdf [43.2K] (application/pdf) 15 Oct 2009
Mark and Grade Schemes D2015/283734 D2015_283734__Honours_Mark_and_Grade_scheme_M11_November_2015.pdf [26.6K] (application/pdf) 19 Nov 2015
d2010/154036 D2010_154036__Mark_and_Grades_Scheme_-_Endorsed_by_~_Chancellor_and_President_on_behalf_of_Council_on_15_November_2010_with_effect_from_1_January_2011.pdf [25.7K] (application/pdf) 3 Dec 2010

RMO File No. 2014/2717
Policy custodian Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Academic)
Responsible policy officer Pro Vice-Chancellor (Student Learning)
Endorsed by Academic Board on 7 October 2015
Approved by Vice-Chancellor and President on 13 October 2015
Related Policies University Mark and Grade Schemes

Grade Descriptors

Grade Point Average calculation guide

QEC Guidelines on Hurdle Requirements

Academic Honesty and Assessment Obligations for Coursework Students Policy and Academic Dishonesty Procedures

Modified Arrangements for Coursework Assessment Policy

Reasonable Adjustments to Teaching and Assessment for Students with a Disability Policy

Student Grievance Resolution Process

Conflict of Interests Policy

Superceded Policies Good Practice Guidelines on Assessment for Staff and Students
Effective from 13 October 2015
Review Date 12 October 2018
Contact for queries about the policy lqseducompliance@adelaide.edu.au

Printed copies of these documents may not be up to date. Please refer to the University Policy and Procedures website for the latest version.