Consultation Workshop - Proposed Changes to University Policy on Assessment

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Arts Lecture Room 9

35 Stirling Highway

Crawley, WA 6009

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You are invited to join the Pro-Vice Chancellor Education Professor Peter Dean to discuss the changes proposed by the Review of Assessment Methods Working Party to the University Policy on Assessment and provide your feedback.


In accordance with its terms of reference the Working Party has been conducting an exploration of the legislative requirements for criterion referenced assessment and the current practice at UWA before recommending adjustments to University Policy to ensure consistency and compliance with legislative requirements.


Please join the Convenor of the Working Party Professor Peter Dean to discuss the proposed changes and provide your feedback on those and the following key areas:

  • The maximum weighting permitted for exams
  • The assessment of creative outputs
  • The penalty for late submission of assessment items
  • The use of fail components
  • The timing of the publication of Unit Outlines


All interested teaching and professional staff are invited to attend one of the following meetings:

  • Monday 16th of July 9am-10am in the EDFAA Library Training Room
  • Monday 16th of July 11am-12pm in the J Robin Warren Library Seminar Room
  • Wednesday 18th of July 9am-10am in Arts Lecture Room 9
  • Wednesday 18th of July 11am-12pm in the Billings Room
  • Wednesday 18th of July 2:30-3:30pm in the Barry J Marshall Library Jean Kahan Meeting Room

Documentation for this consultation workshop is available on the Assessment at UWA webpage, including:

  • Terms of reference for the Working Party
  • The report of the Working Party considered by the Education Committee in May
  • A summary of the proposed changes to the University Policy on Assessment
  • Position statements from the Student Guild on exam weighting, late penalties, and deferred and supplementary exams

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Arts Lecture Room 9

35 Stirling Highway

Crawley, WA 6009

Australia

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