Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught online/distance.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Participation in weekly discussion boards and webinars, online exams and surveys and final exam.
These subjects are offered online only and do not require attendance on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours - Online discussions and webinars |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours.
|Prerequisites:|| You must have taken the following subjects prior to enrolling in this subject: |
Study Period Commencement:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the HDisability Liaison Unit websiteH: Hhttp://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/H
CoordinatorDr Geoff Sharrock
ContactLH Martin Institute
|Subject Overview:||An international comparison of the governance, structures, funding arrangements and stakeholder relationships of QA agencies, and how they manage their operations and train their staff to maintain independence and credibility in order to fulfil their roles effectively.|
|Objectives:||To enable participants to recognise the strengths and weaknesses of different governance and funding arrangements, and organizational structures and processes of external QA agencies; and to identify the resources and operating policies required to fulfil the role.|
|Assessment:||Active participation in weekly discussion board; compulsory webinar attendance; one essay due after the end of the semester. This is a pass/fail subject. Participants receive feedback for each task, and must pass all tasks. |
|Prescribed Texts:||Selected readings and notes to be provided prior to commencement |
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||On successful completion of this subject participants will be able to distinguish the strengths and weaknesses of different governance and funding arrangements, and organizational structures and processes for external QA agencies; identify the resources and operating policies required to fulfil the role; and apply this knowledge to specific situations.|
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