Successful completion: Students must achieve an overall mark of 50% or above to complete this unit successfully.
It is highly recommended that students participate in all the Seminars for AHIS1150 and in the iLearn-space for AHIS1150. For students enrolled ... (a) as campus-students (weekday attendance), this means that they attend the Seminars on timetable (b) ... in external mode (fully online/virtual), this means that they listen to the recordings of the campus-classes and also participate actively in the designated iLearn-space, and (c) for students in "special circumstances", this means that they take part in the Seminars in external mode (see (b) ).
For successful language learning it is essential to develop a sustained and regular pace. The Seminars (recorded on campus), the assessment tasks and the exercises on the iLearn site are designed to assist students in acquiring these learning skills. Completing the homework tasks and coming prepared are a crucial element in striving to reach the goals set by this unit.
Your work will be assessed against the following criteria: (1) Accuracy of transliteration of hieroglyphic texts (Vocabulary Tests, Revision Test, Assignments, Final Translation Test), (2) Accuracy of translation (Vocabulary Tests, Revision Test, Assignments, Final Translation Test), (3) Accuracy and comprehensiveness in employing appropriate linguistic metalanguage when commenting on Hieroglyphic Egyptian and its grammar (Revision Test, Assignments, Final Translation Test)
Submission of Assessment Tasks
You are expected to submit your assessment tasks by the due date specified (for details, see iLearn).
All assessment tasks for all the students enrolled in AHIS1150 are conducted online. The Vocabulary Tests, the Revision Test and the Assignments are conducted online or you submit your work at the appropriate "dropbox" online in iLearn. Details are specified on iLearn. The Final Test is conducted on June 1, 2021 (details re. the time to be announced). - it is an open-book examination. For the online students appropriate arrangements will be announced and conducted.
Information on extensions are available under the Special Consideration Policy https://students.mq.edu.au/study/my-study-program/special-consideration
Late Submission Penalty - Policy
Unless a Special Consideration request has been submitted and approved, (a) a penalty for lateness will apply – two (2) marks out of 100 will be deducted per day for assignments submitted after the due date – and (b) no assignment will be accepted more than seven (7) days (incl. weekends) after the original submission deadline. No late submissions will be accepted for timed assessments – e.g. quizzes, online tests.
Tasks 10% or less (in AHIS1150 - Vocab Tests). No extensions will be granted. Students who have not submitted the task prior to the deadline or by the due time will be assigned a mark of 0 for the task, except for cases in which an application for Special Consideration has been made and approved well before the due date.
IMPORTANT NOTE ON FINAL MARKS: Please note the marks you receive for work during the session are indicative only. Final marks will be determined after moderation. See further the note on Results in the Policies and Procedures section below.