Exams for Session 2 2021

Four main assessment types will used to produce final results for Session 2 2021.

Be sure to check your personal exam timetable and the iLearn unit site for specific details of your final assessments.

1. Online non-invigilated take home assessment 6 hour window

  • You will be allocated 6 hours in the timetable to complete this task. The exam timetable will display the assessment duration, date and start time.
  • This assessment type is normally designed for open book conditions and will usually be an individual (not group) task (check the unit site and exam timetable for specific details).
  • The assessment format could be a mini assignment/project style task that may include cases, problem analysis, investigation, solving/write up – enough to keep you busy for 6 hours!
  • You will submit your assessment via iLearn/Turnitin. For math/hand written/diagram components, you will scan/upload to an iLearn assignment to submit. Submission must be completed by the end of the 6 hour window.
  • Check iLearn for the specific requirements for your unit’s final exam/assessment because your unit may differ from the general description above.

2. Online non-invigilated exam in a ‘tight’ window

  • This is a time limited, exam style task and will be scheduled in a tight window. For example: 10 min reading (if applicable) + 2 hour writing time + 30 min technical time = 2hr:40min window. The exam timetable will display the exam duration, date and start time.
  • This type of exam is normally designed for open book conditions (check the unit site and exam timetable for specific details).
  • The exam format could be an iLearn quiz or typed Turnitin submission. For math/handwritten/diagram components, you will scan/upload to an iLearn assignment to submit.
  • Check iLearn for the specific requirements for your unit’s final exam/assessment because your unit may differ from the general description above.

3. Invigilated online exam in a 'tight' window

  • This type of exam will be invigilated (supervised) by the central examinations staff via Zoom and delivered via iLearn.
  • This is a time limited exam style task and will be scheduled in a tight window. For example: 10 min reading (if applicable) + 2 hour writing time + 30 min technical time = 2hr:40min window. The exam timetable will display the exam duration, date and start time.
  • You will be set up in a Zoom room to enable supervision and you will begin and end at the same time as the other students in the “room”.
  • The exam will have a 30 minute technical buffer added following the end of writing time. This extra time will be supervised and is to cater for minor technical issues that may cause you to start late or to allow for the scan/upload of files.
  • Students with ‘reasonable adjustments’ (IEAP) will be accommodated in the usual manner.
  • This exam is normally designed for open book conditions (check the unit site and exam timetable for specific details).
  • Exams will be managed through iLearn, eg. may use quiz, assignment or Turnitin, and run as either ‘on-screen’ or ‘handwritten with upload’.
  • Check iLearn for the specific requirements for your unit’s final exam/assessment because your unit may differ from the general description above.

4. Invigilated face-to-face on campus exam

  • You will need to attend campus for this assessment. (Note: if you cannot attend due to COVID related reasons or travel restrictions, you must submit a Special Consideration application as soon as possible so that alternate arrangements can be made.)
  • This type of exam will be invigilated (supervised) by the central examinations staff.
  • This assessment may take the form of a pen-on-paper exam, or on-campus computer lab exam and may be of open or closed book design.
  • The exam will be time limited. For example: 10 min reading if applicable + 2 hour writing time. The exam timetable will display the exam duration, start time and location.
  • Exams will follow the appropriate NSW Health guidelines for COVID.
  • Check iLearn for the specific requirements for your unit’s final exam/assessment because your unit may differ from the general description above.

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