For internal students, attendance at lectures and tutorials is required, and the permission to listen to ECHO recordings in lieu of attending lectures must be given by the convenor. External students are required to listen to ECHO recordings and participate in all online discussions. Details of participation requirements are available on iLearn.
Assignment extensions and penalties for late submission - Departmental Policy
Penalty for lateness is 5 per cent for first day, and then 1 per cent each subsequent day. The penalty for lateness is applied for work not accompanied by a medical certificate or other documentation. If you are unable to submit an essay, you must contact the convenor before the due date.
Plagiarism is forbidden
The University defines plagiarism in its rules: "Plagiarism involves using the work of another person and presenting it as one's own." Plagiarism is a serious breach of the University's rules and carries significant penalties. You must read the University's practices and procedures on plagiarism. These can be found in the Handbook of Undergraduate Studies or on the web at: http://www.student.mq.edu.au/plagiarism/
The policies and procedures explain what plagiarism is, how to avoid it, the procedures that will be taken in cases of suspected plagiarism, and the penalties if you are found guilty. Penalties may include a deduction of marks, failure in the unit, and/or referral to the University Discipline Committee.