End of Second Semester Examinations 2019/2020 Academic Year College of Education: Distance Education Students - Instructions to Candidates

Starting June 23, 2020 - Ending June 23, 2021

End of Second Semester Examinations 2019/2020 Academic Year

College of Education: Distance Education Students

Instructions to Candidates

In line with the University’s Business and Executive Committee’s approval for tuition and assessment for the remainder of the Second Semester, 2019/20 academic year to take place online, using the University’s Sakai Learning Management System (LMS), and the subsequent amendment in the academic calendar for the year, all students are to take note of the following:

  1.  Examinations for Distance Education students will be run from Friday June 26 to Sunday, July 26, 2020.
  2. A candidate for a University Examination must have followed the approved course over the required period and must have registered for the examination.
  3. A Provisional Timetable for the Examinations will be communicated to students by their respective Departments.
  4. A candidate may have an overlap of up to three courses only and must inform their Examiners promptly of any clashes of more than three courses per Session for re- scheduling.
  5. All candidates shall uphold the highest standard of integrity and must note that there shall be consequences for any violations of any rules and regulations regarding these examinations.
  6. All candidates enrolled on the Sakai LMS will be expected to participate in all examinations in courses taken. 

               Examination Malpractice, Academic Offences and Misconduct

  1. An Examination malpractice, offence or misconduct shall include any attempt on the part of a candidate, conspiring with any person, or aiding and abetting or facilitating any candidate to gain unfair advantage in any examination as well as any breach of Examination Regulations, Instructions to Candidates, Regulations for Junior Members and the University Statutes.
  2. An Examination and Academic offence shall include but not be limited to the following:
  3. Cheating by any means, attempting to cheat, or assisting another candidate to cheat.
  4. Submitting false claims on failure to take an examination.
  5. Plagiarism: that is presenting another person’s work as though it were the Candidate’s work.
  6. Falsification of examination particulars.
  7. Taking screen shots of an examination to share with other candidates
  8. Unauthorised Collaboration e.g. Use of technological tools like Bluetooth headsets to exchange information, taking the examinations with others, together. 
  9. Impersonation/Outsourcing i.e. impersonating a candidate or allowing one’s self to be impersonated. 
  10. Using unauthorised resources while taking the online examination.

Students are to note that a breach of any provisions in the University Statutes, Regulations for Junior Members, Examination Regulations or Instructions may attract the prescribed sanctions per the University Statutes and all Regulations governing the University.

 

 

 

Christy Badu (Mrs)

Ag. Director,

 

Distribution:

General

 

cc:

Vice-Chancellor

Pro Vice-Chancellor (ASA)

Registrar

Ag. Provost, CoE

College Secretary, CoE

Ag. Dean, SDE, CoE

Heads of Departments, CoE

Examination Officer, SDE

The Coordinator, Students with Special Needs

Academic Officer, CoE

DE SRC President

Senior Assistant Registrar, Examinations Unit, AAD

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