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.
There are two assignments for this course. Each is weighted as stated above and graded using the university A+ to E scale. Each assignment must be submitted. Satisfactory completion of the course to at least a C- grade is required in order to pass the course.
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
Face to face classes are designed to enhance other course materials. Attendance will contribute to your understanding of issues and allow for discussion and clarification of complex issues.
An on-line evaluation will occur at the end of the course.
Students will be given the opportunity to provide written feedback related to course design and personal impact.
Assessments are moderated at markers meetings.
For reassessment of grades, refer to the Assessment Guidelines for Students
FLO assignments submitted via Learn, drop-box or any other online repository after the due date, with no extension granted, are considered late.
Lecturers reserve the right not to mark late work, without an extension. No work will be accepted after assignments have been returned.
As well as examining issues specifically related to early childhood, this course expects students to examine their personal lifestyle choices and take action to make changes with respect to sustainable practices.
Access to a reliable computer, internet and a video/DVD player.
Extensions are reserved for exceptional circumstances only and are not granted automatically. The student must contact the lecturer in writing by email at least 48 hours prior to the due date. An email response from the lecturer that confirms the new date needs to be attached to your assignment when submitted.
Please refer to the Assessment Guidelines for Students.
There are no resubmissions in this course.
Students should refer to Regulation H of the General Course and Examination Regulations.
See Assessment Guidelines for Students in Course Link
Students will be expected to submit their assessments via the online assessment system in the Learn class site by 5.00pm on or before the due date. These will normally be returned electronically. Information on the process to be followed will be provided early in the course.
It is the responsibility of the students to check their Internet access and ability to submit their work via the online system. Any technical difficulties should be notified well in advance of the due date so that assistance can be provided or alternative arrangements can be negotiated. (Students who do not have broadband internet access, or who have unreliable access are advised to attend to this early in the course to prevent last minute pressures.) If you require assistance, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone 0800 763 676 ext 6060.