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.
This course is a competency based course. To pass the course all assignments MUST receive a minimum of a Pass and attendance and participation must be sufficient of meet the learning outcomes of the course. Only one resubmit assignment is allowed per assessed task.
Attendance is vital!! If you miss any sessions you will be required to do a catch up task. If you are absent for two or more sessions, you will risk failing the course. Special requirements may be put in place to catch up with missed work. You must notify the lecturer prior to an absence.
Participation and involvement during lecture sessions is required.
Depth of understanding of key ideas or issues presented within the course will be assessed through assignments and course participation.
Keep your lecturer informed about circumstances, which may affect your attendance or course work. For example, university exams, illness, personal difficulties.
Student feedback about the outcomes of the placement and relevant observer and assoicate teacher issues are part of the post-placement interview with the professional practice lecturer. Information is reported to associate teacher meetings and the Primary Advisory Committee.
Course Coordinator and at least one other lecturer moderate and validate assessment.
No work will be marked if it is handed in after the due date without an extention being granted. FLO students refer to the Assessment Guidelines for Students.
Please refer to the Assessment Guidelines for students. http://www.education.canterbury.ac.nz/documents/assessment_guidelines_for_students_09.pdf
Extensions are reserved for exceptional circumstances only and are not granted automatically. The lecturer must be contacted at least 3 days prior to the due date of the assessment item. Applications must be supported by relevant evidence of the special circumstances (e.g. medical certificate) and made in writing (email or letter).
In the event that an assignment has met most but not all of the required outcomes a resubmit may be granted. Only one resubmit can be given in any one course.
Late assignments are not eligible for a resubmit. Any assignment can only be resubmitted once.
Timetable for Resubmits: A maximum of one week or five working days to resubmit the assignment is given from the day the assignment is received to you.
Hand in Arrangements: All assignments are to be handed in to the Academic Services Team in Orakipaoa (Education College Office) no later than 4.00 pm the day it is due. If assignments are handed in with your Professional Practice folder make sure they are separate and placed at the front of the folder.
NB: Please include the marking schedule and assignment coversheet for all assignments.
All FLO assignments must be mailed or e-mailed to the Academic Services Team in Orakipaoa (Education College Office)
All FLO assignments will be returned by the Academic Services Team.
Pick up Arrangements: It is your responsibility to pick each assignment up from the Academic Services Team. He/she will not follow up on resubmits and fails. This is your responsibility. Please also check the school office as assignments may be handed out from there, especially if lecturers are away teaching in schools.