Additional Course Outline Information
All forms of cheating and dishonest practice are taken seriously and penalties will result. Students should refer to Regulation J of the General Course and Examination Regulations.
Assignments are graded against the university 10 point scale A+ to E.
Grade GPA Marks
A+ 9 90 – 100
A 8 85 – 89
A- 7 80 – 84
B+ 6 75 – 79
B 5 70 – 74
B- 4 65 – 69
C+ 3 60 – 64
C 2 55 – 59
C- 1 50 – 54
D 0 40 – 49
E -1 0 – 39
Assignment task details and the marking rubrics will be circulated to all students in class and will also be posted on Learn.
All assignments must be submitted. Assignments may not have been submitted for credit in any other course or qualification.
Satisfactory completion of the course overall to at least a C grade is required in order to pass the course.
This course is organised as a flexible learning option and consists of a mix of face-to-face sessions, shared and independent e-learning and individual conferences (multi-model).
Students will be asked to make (anonymous if desired) written comment on:
Student and teacher surveys using current UC systems.
The course marks will be moderated within the School of Sciences and Physical Education before the final grades are awarded.
FLO assignments should be submitted by the due date. Work is late if it is handed in after the due date, without an extension having been granted.
Work submitted more than one week late, without a formal extension, will not be marked.
FLO assignments submitted by hand, email, fax, drop-box or any other online repository after the due date, with no extension granted, are considered late.
FLO assignments submitted by post or courier which are date stamped by the DMA Centre more than two days after the due date are considered 'late'.
No work will be marked if it is handed in late (as defined above) without an extension having been granted.
refer to CIS www.canterbury.ac.nz/courses
Work submitted should be of a professional standard and APA referencing used where appropriate.
Requests for extensions to the due date for specific assignments must be made to the Course Co-ordinator marking the assignment, either in a letter or by email. Extensions are not granted automatically to students.
Requests for extensions must be made to the Course Co-ordinator at least 48 hours before the due date of the assignment.
There are no resubmissions of assignments in this course.
Students should refer to Regulation H of the General Course and Examination Regulations: [http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/exams/aegrotats.shtml
An aegrotat grade can only be awarded where the student has been able to complete a substanial part of the course, and a substantial part of the assessment is at a satisfactory level.
Students should submit their assignments in hard copy wherever possible. Where circumstances make this difficult, electronic submission can be negotiated. Marked work will be handed back or posted back to students
The assignment cover sheet must be attached, which clearly identifies the course, assignment, student and course lecturer, and provides a statement about the authenticity and authorship of the work.
All Assignments must have a signed cover sheet securely attached to the front of the assignment.
All FLO assignments must be delivered, mailed or emailed to the Academic Services Team in Orakipaoa (College Office)
Pick up Arrangements:
All FLO assignments will be returned by the Academic Services Team.