There are 4 assessments in GEN110. These consist of: weekly tutorial participation, multiple choice quizzes, a key concepts essay task, and a final essay. Taken together, the tasks are designed to aid your learning and test your understanding of the unit material.
Tasks 3 and 4 must be submitted via Turnitin.
Students should be aware of the following policies in particular in regard to assignments:
Academic Honesty Policy: http://www.mq.edu.au/policy/docs/academic_honesty/policy.html. The university takes plagiarism very seriously and there are penalties for using other people's work as your own. Please check this unit's iLearn site for resources on how to cite your sources properly and avoid plagiarism.
Disruption to Studies Policy: http://www.mq.edu.au/policy/docs/disruption_studies/policy.html
Grading Policy: http://www.mq.edu.au/policy/docs/grading/policy.html
Requests for Extensions and Late Penalties
To request an extension for a period up to and including 7 days, please email your tutor.
To apply for an extension of more than 7 days please complete the Disruption to Studies notification and submit it online through AskMQ. See the Disruption to Studies Policy above and find further details here: https://students.mq.edu.au/study/my-study-program/special-consideration/disruption-to-studies
Late assessments without an approved extension will incur a penalty of two marks (out of 100) per business day.