Assessment and Awards Unit (AAU) - Training Sessions 2016

Assessment Board Chair - Best Practice

Aimed at - Chairs to Assessment Boards

Duration - 90 minutes

Outcome aims - to enable the particpants to understand and sign-off Assessment Board recommendations:

  • the role of the 'Chair' of an Assessment Board
  • understand university module referral regulations
  • professional regulations
  • interim and final award regulations
  • appeals & academic offences issues

Gradebook - Academics

Aimed at - Academics

Duration - 60 minutes

Outcome aims - to enable the participants to:

  • enter and amend grades
  • hold grades, record notes
  • understand module regulations (including referral opportunities)
  • print board report
  • report and understand academic offence procedure
  • know where to report any issues found in 'Gradebook'
  • understand appeals & complaints processes

Gradebook - Admin

Aimed at - Assessment Board Secretaries and College Admin staff helping with Assessment Boards

Duration - 60 minutes

Outcome aims - to enable the participants to:

  • enter and amend grades
  • hold grades, record notes
  • understand module regulations (including referral opportunities)
  • print board report
  • report and understand academic offence procedure
  • know where to report any issues found in 'Gradebook'

Gradebook - Academics and Admin (Combined Session) 

Aimed at - Academics, Assessment Board Secretaries and College Admin staff helping with Assessment Boards

Duration - 60 minutes

Outcome aims - to enable the participants to:

  • enter and amend grades
  • hold grades, record notes
  • understand module regulations (including referral opportunities)
  • print board report
  • report and understand academic offence procedure
  • know where to report any issues found in 'Gradebook'
  • understand appeals & complaints processes

Regulations - Academics 

Aimed at - Academics

Duration - 60 minutes

Outcome aims - to enable the participants to understand University Regulations in particular:

  • progression
  • interim and final awards
  • registration periods
  • referral opportunity
  • engagement
  • previous study 
  • appeals, academic offences & complaints

Regulations - Admin 

Aimed at - Admin Staff

Duration - 60 minutes

Outcome aims - to enable participants to understand University Regulations in particular:

  • progression
  • interim and final awards
  • registration periods
  • refferal opportunity
  • engagement 
  • previous study
  • appeals, academic offences & complaints

Introduction to Assessment Board Secretary - Best Practices

Aimed at - New Assessment Board Secretaries

Duration - 90 minutes

Outcome aims - to enable the participants to:

  • understand the aims of the Profile Assessment Board
  • understand the responsibility of an assessment board secretary
  • understand University regulations relating to students awards and progression
  • prepare the paperwork for the Profile Assessment Board 

Peoplesoft - Progression

Aimed at - Assessment Board Secretaries

Duration - 90 minutes

Outcome aim - to enable the participants to:

  • understand and input the progression decisions from the Assessment Board into Peoplesoft

Peoplesoft - Awards

Aimed at - Assessment Board Secretaries

Duration - 90 minutes

Outcome aim - to enable participants to:

  • understand and input the award decisions from the Assessment Board into Peoplesoft

Exam Inviligation 

Aimed at - Staff & Agency staff invigilating exams

Duration - 60 minutes

Outcome aims - to enable the participants to:

  • understand the role and responsibility of the Exam Invigilator
  • understand the responsibility of a 'Chief' exam invigilator
  • implement University Regulations during at exam
  • complete the appropriate paperwork
  • implement academic offence procedures

Sesssion Booking Form

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