This course in Early African Christianity employs a wide range of assessment methods, strategically accommodating for the different learning styles and dispositions of students and providing professors with models of good assessment practice.
Assessment of achievement/proficiency is undertaken for each module in the program.
The assessment requirements of the course involve the use of a comprehensive range of assessment modes appropriate for the examination of the knowledge and skills acquired during the course.
Written assignments are normally prepared in non-contact time with access to resources (e.g. library, Internet, resource persons, etc.).
Assignments must be submitted by due dates or penalties are applied, unless, for genuine reasons, extensions have been sought and granted.
The specific assessment methods and requirements for each module are outlined in the module descriptions.
Module Guides, based on accredited curriculum documentation, will be prepared and periodically revised/reviewed. These provide full details of the assessment tasks required in each module, including weightings of tasks, due dates, resource/reference lists, etc.
Assessment is based on the extent to which an assessor considers that a student has achieved the particular objectives of the module concerned. These objectives are identified for each module.
Generally, a grade is assigned that indicates the student’s assessed level of achievement/proficiency. The following assessment criteria are considered: