The process of evaluating the extent to which students have achieved the objectives of a course.
An assessment item is a piece of assessment, such as an assignment, examination, practical work, clinical experience and the like, that forms part of the assessment requirements for a course and that is contained in the course specification for that course.
Weighting of an assessment item
The weighting of an assessment item is the percentage that the item contributes to the calculation of the final grade of a student. The weighting for each assessment item is contained in the course specification.
An assessment (assignment or examination) offered by the examiner of a course to students on the basis that they could not attend a scheduled examination or submit a scheduled assignment for medical reasons, family/personal reasons, or employment related reasons.
An assignment or examination offered to students who have undertaken all the required assessments in that course, but have not demonstrated satisfactory levels of achievement in all of the objectives considered as essential for passing the course.
For detailed policy and procedural information, refer to the Assessment Policy.