Guidelines for preparing the assessment tasks as well as assessment criteria are available on iLearn. The assessment tasks are compulsory in this unit. Each assessment task has a due date and students are expected to submit their work on time.
Prerequisite: To take this unit, students are required to have completed AHIS2150 Hieroglyphic Egyptian B or its equivalent. To successfully complete the unit, students are required to complete all assessment tasks on time by the due dates specified on iLearn and achieve a minimum of 50% for all components.
Your work will be assessed against: 1. Accuracy of transliteration of hieroglyphic texts (Translation Tasks, Lexicographical Report); 2. Accuracy of translation (Translation Tasks); 3. Comprehensiveness and accuracy, employing appropriate linguistic metalanguage, of grammatical commentary (all assessment items); 4. Appropriate use of secondary literature, clarity of argument, structure and expression (Essay). The marking rubric for the essay is provided on iLearn.
Unless a Special Consideration request has been submitted and approved, (a) a penalty for lateness will apply – 10 marks out of 100 credit will be deducted per day for assignments submitted after the due date – and (b) no assignment will be accepted seven days (incl. weekends) after the original submission deadline. For Special Consideration policy see below under Policies and Procedures.
Please note that grading decisions for each assessment task will be moderated against the set criteria and standards before task results are released.
The grade a student receives will signify their overall performance in meeting the learning outcomes of a unit of study. Grades will not be awarded by reference to the achievement of other students nor allocated to fit a predetermined distribution. In determining a grade, due weight will be given to the learning outcomes and level of a unit (ie 100, 200, 300, 800 etc). Graded units will use the following grades: HD High Distinction 85-100 D Distinction 75-84 Cr Credit 65-74 P Pass 50-64 F Fail 0-49.