Additional Course Outline Information
All forms of dishonest practice are taken seriously and penalties may result.
University of Canterbury students should refer to Regulation J of the General Course
and Examination Regulations and information is also available here -
Massey students further information is available at -
Detailed marking guides will be prepared and made available to students well before assignment due dates. Completion of these tasks to an appropriate standard is essential to passing courses and being awarded your Postgraduate Diploma.
Papers have been designed using a framework of “Competency Domains” and are
based in an online learning environment.
Within each competency domain a series of Learning Modules and Learning Activities have been
Learning Modules typically consist of a combination of online:
Course content (e.g., presentations using texts, images, powerpoint and audio
Readings (e.g., recommended chapters from textbooks, journal articles and
Relevant links to other online resources.
Learning Activities consist of a combination of online:
Group and individual assignments
There are two residential or on campus block courses scheduled for 2011.
ATTENDANCE AT BOTH BLOCK COURSE IS COMPULSORY. Please organise your travel and
RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL 1
Mon 14th Feb - Thurs 17th Feb 2011 (NB: EI students have an additional Fri 18th morning session)
Location: Sir Neil Waters Lecture Theatre
RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL 2
Mon 29th Aug to Fri 2 Sept 2011
Location: University of Canterbury
College of Education
If you cannot complete an assignment by the due date, you must consult the paper/
course co-ordinator regarding an extension before the assignment is due. Reasonable
extensios of time are normally granted for good cause. Time available for an
extension is limited; regardless of individual circumstances, it is University policy that
no assignments can be accepted for marking after other students‟ marked assignments
This programme uses Moodle as the online learning environment.
Please note that this learning environment is not hosted via the websites of either
University (Stream at MU or Learn at UC) but is an independent website designed
specifically for this programme and hosted by a 3rd party provider contracted by the
Students should submit assignments as outlined in the individual paper guidelines.
Mostly, this will be able to be completed online. However in some circumstances,
paper copiesmay be requested and submitted.