Constructive alignment Teaching and Assessment learning methods activities Intended Designed to learning Designed to meet outcomes assess learning learning outcomes outcomes Quality Management University Professional Bodies Standards Policy E.g. HEA, SEDA Benchmarking Strategy QAA Code of Practice RegulationsProgramme specification
29 attempts 24 marked attempts Mean score: 6.5Question Av score % correct1 All learning outcomes must be summatively assessed 4 382 Each learning outcome can only be sum. assessed once 6 583 Unsighted double marking 8 804 Levels for double marking 6 88/925 Students are not allowed to see exam scripts 7 706 Double marking proportion 6 637 External examiners changing marks 7 678 Academic misconduct – standard tariff 8 809 Percentage of a module assessment that can be waived 3 2510 Mark given for late coursework 9 88 26 attempts 21 marked attempt Mean score 6.5
1. All learning outcomes must be summatively assessed - what if it had said module?
2. Each module learning outcome can only be summatively assessed once.
6. At which levels must work be double marked?Regulation C2 Marking and ModerationC2.1 There must be marking and moderation procedures at all Levels,It is expected that programme teams will adhere to the following methods ofpractice:a) At levels 3 and 4 there must be processes to ensure consistency of standardsacross modulesb) Marking and moderation procedures at Levels 5, 6, 7 and 8 should includesighted double marking of 10% of scripts (or 10 pieces, whichever is the greater)and for all assessments for modules of less than 10 students Methods of Practice p.21http://www.ljmu.ac.uk/Quality/Quality_Docs/Ac_F_Methods_of_Practice_Section_one_19-09-11.pdf
7. What proportion of marks is the external examiner allowed to change? The minimum duties required of all external examiners are: Maintain standards Approve proposed assessments Comment on effectiveness Ensure conducted within regulations Complete annual report http://www.ljmu.ac.uk/Quality/89978.htmC3 External ExaminersExternal Examiners must have full input into the moderation process and will beexpected to confirm their involvement in the moderation process. http://www.ljmu.ac.uk/Quality/Quality_Docs/Academic_Framework_Regulations_2011- 12_(4).pdf
9 Percentage of a module assessment that can be waivedC4 Illness, Absence and Extenuating CircumstancesWhere illness or other verifiable cause will prevent a student from completing an assessment,The Module Leader may, on receipt of appropriate evidence, agree one or more of the actionslisted below.(i) extend an assessment deadline(ii) set an alternative assessment(iii) consult with the Programme Leader who may waive an assessment item provided the marksallocated to such items constitute in total no more than 34% of the module mark.Exceptionally, if a scheduled event will prevent a student from attending a module assessmentevent, such as an examination or field trip, the student may request a deferral of thatassessment event until the next assessment opportunity.Professional accreditation
VarianceA1.7 A programme operating within the Framework may be unable to complywith all the requirements of the Framework. In these circumstances theprogramme team may apply to the Academic Planning Panel for a programmevariance which will be considered against agreed criteria that the variance is anationally published condition of an accrediting / professional body, withoutwhich the programme could not be accredited.Variance PGCertLTHE: 5 credit observation module