Accreditation Case Schedule

Schedule overview

1 Purpose

To explain how to complete an Accreditation Case Form.

2 Scope

This schedule must be read in conjunction with the Program Accreditation and Review Procedure and is subordinate to it.

3 Schedule

3.1 Quality assurance

3.1.1 Staff

Demonstrate that staff who teach Students in this program:

  • are appropriately qualified in the relevant discipline for their level of teaching (qualified to at least one Qualification Standards level higher than the program of study being taught or with equivalent professional experience);
  • have a sound understanding of current scholarship and/or adult learning principles relevant to the Student cohort being taught;
  • engage Students in intellectual inquiry appropriate to the level of the program of study and Course being taught; and
  • are advised of Student and other feedback on the quality of their teaching and have opportunities to improve their teaching.

This information may be provided by a commentary, or by providing an appropriate URL/supporting documentation used for an external accreditation.

3.1.2 Placements

Demonstrate that effective arrangements are in place to assure the quality of Student work placements, practicum and other forms of work-integrated learning in the program of study, including assuring the quality of supervision.

3.2 Planning

3.2.1 Standards

Detail how it is planned to demonstrate that the academic standards intended to be achieved by Students and the standards actually achieved by Students in the program of study are benchmarked against similar accredited programs of study offered by other higher education providers.

3.2.2 Progression, completion and graduate attributes

Detail how it is planned to demonstrate the appropriate progression and completion rates and that Students who complete the program of study have attained key graduate attributes including an appropriate level of English language proficiency.

4 References

Nil.

5 Schedule Information

Accountable Officer

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education)

Policy Type

University Procedure

Approved Date

28/3/2014

Effective Date

28/3/2014

Review Date

28/3/2017

Relevant Legislation

Related Policies

Academic Programs and Courses Policy

Qualities of a Graduate Policy

Related Procedures

Program Accreditation and Review Procedure

Related forms, publications and websites

The following form may be accessed in SharePoint (restricted access):

  • Accreditation Case Form

Definitions

Terms defined in the Definitions Dictionary

Course

The basic unit of study and assessment for which a Student may be awarded a grade, and may accumulate credit units towards completion of a Program....moreThe basic unit of study and assessment for which a Student may be awarded a grade, and may accumulate credit units towards completion of a Program.

Student

A person who: has been Admitted or Enrolled in an Academic Program at the University, but has not yet graduated from the program; or has been Enrolled in a Course at the University but has not yet completed the Course....moreA person who: has been Admitted or Enrolled in an Academic Program at the University, but has not yet graduated from the program; or has been Enrolled in a Course at the University but has not yet completed the Course.

Definitions that relate to this schedule only

Keywords

Record No

14/708PL

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