- Class Number 3241
- Term Code 2930
- Class Info
- Unit Value 6 units
- Mode of Delivery In Person
- Prof Assa Doron
- Prof Assa Doron
- Class Dates
- Class Start Date 25/02/2019
- Class End Date 31/05/2019
- Census Date 31/03/2019
- Last Date to Enrol 04/03/2019
The aim is to recognise the efforts of high-achieving students in the organising committee of ANU Asia Pacific Week and allow the student to engage deeply with one conference panel. The conference is an opportunity for students to work closely with the college and apply the knowledge they have acquired into running a week-long academic event. This involves placement in one portfolio (Logistics, Delegates, Media and Marketing, Finance, Content and Special Project) and 10 months commitment to the projects and duties of that portfolio. During the placement the student will receive advice and direction from College Staff and the course convenor.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, student will be able to:
1. Contribute to the organisation of a large and complex event;
2. Express and deliver information to a range of stakeholders professionally;
3. Collaborate professionally with stakeholders on the formulation and implementation of complex projects;
4. Identify, analyse and address complex issues.
Staff FeedbackStudents will be given feedback in the following forms in this course:
- Written comments
- Verbal comments
- Feedback to the whole class, to groups, to individuals, focus groups
Student FeedbackANU is committed to the demonstration of educational excellence and regularly seeks feedback from students. Students are encouraged to offer feedback directly to their Course Convener or through their College and Course representatives (if applicable). The feedback given in these surveys is anonymous and provides the Colleges, University Education Committee and Academic Board with opportunities to recognise excellent teaching, and opportunities for improvement. The Surveys and Evaluation website provides more information on student surveys at ANU and reports on the feedback provided on ANU courses.
|Summary of Activities
|Week 4 - 18th March 2019: Portfolio Description Assessment Due 250/300 words
|10% The return date of this assessment will be by the 5th April 2019 at the latest.
|Asia Pacific Week - 1st to 5th July 2019
|Report and participation evaluation - 11th June 2019: 250 word report due
|20% Note: 10% for the student's Report and 10% for the evaluation of the student's performance during the placement by the course convener
|O week of Semester 2, 2019 - 15th July 2019: Learning Journal Assessment Due
|30% Note: A learning journal (3,000 words) kept by the student reflecting on tasks undertaken, the knowledge and skills acquired, and an overall evaluation of the experience; to be submitted two weeks after the completion of Asia Pacific Week 2019 (15th July).
|Week 2 Second Semester 2019 - 29th July 2019: Critical Review Assessment Due
|40% Note: A 2,500 word critical and constructive reflection of Asia Pacific Week. The review should evaluate the success of this year’s conference and identify areas for improvement.
|Return of assessment
|1, 3, 4
* If the Due Date and Return of Assessment date are blank, see the Assessment Tab for specific Assessment Task details
PoliciesANU has educational policies, procedures and guidelines, which are designed to ensure that staff and students are aware of the University’s academic standards, and implement them. Students are expected to have read the Academic Misconduct Rule before the commencement of their course. Other key policies and guidelines include:
Assessment RequirementsThe ANU is using Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website Students may choose not to submit assessment items through Turnitin. In this instance you will be required to submit, alongside the assessment item itself, hard copies of all references included in the assessment item.
Moderation of AssessmentMarks that are allocated during Semester are to be considered provisional until formalised by the College examiners meeting at the end of each Semester. If appropriate, some moderation of marks might be applied prior to final results being released.
Assessment Task 1
Learning Outcomes: 1, 2
In Week 4 (due 18th March) the student will submit a 300 word portfolio description of her/his position in the APW committee. This assignment will constitute 10% of the overall assessment and will also feed into the learning journal of 3000 words to be submitted following the completion of APW.
Assessment Task 2
Learning Outcomes: 1, 4
A learning journal (3,000 words) kept by the student reflecting on tasks undertaken, the knowledge and skills acquired, and an overall evaluation of the experience; to be submitted approximately 10 days after the completion of Asia Pacific Week 2019 (15th July).
Assessment Task 3
Learning Outcomes: 1, 3, 4
A 2,500 word critical and constructive reflection of Asia Pacific Week. The review should evaluate the success of this year’s conference and identify areas for improvement. It may consider how Asia Pacific Week aligns with CAP’s strategic goals. This is be submitted one month after the completion of Asia Pacific Week 2019 (29th July 2019).
The proposal may review and present issues on, and discuss at least 5 points from the below list:
- how we as students and the organising committee would like to see the Conference headed in the upcoming years,
- why the conference should continue (in a similar or new format)
- the style and effectiveness of APW events and panels,
- the number of stakeholders engaging with the Conference,
- APW fund allocation,
- The correlation between APW alumni future student enrolment at ANU
- The relationship between the Organising Committee and CAP more broadly.
You may also discuss an alternative form of evaluation with your lecturer.
This is be submitted one month after the completion of Asia Pacific Week 2019 (29th July 2019).
Assessment Task 4
Learning Outcomes: 1,2,3
A 250 words summary of key achievements and engagement with stakeholders. 10% Due 11th June 2019.
Evaluation of the student's performance during the placement by the course convener; drawing on interactions during the course. 10%
Academic IntegrityAcademic integrity is a core part of our culture as a community of scholars. At its heart, academic integrity is about behaving ethically. This means that all members of the community commit to honest and responsible scholarly practice and to upholding these values with respect and fairness. The Australian National University commits to embedding the values of academic integrity in our teaching and learning. We ensure that all members of our community understand how to engage in academic work in ways that are consistent with, and actively support academic integrity. The ANU expects staff and students to uphold high standards of academic integrity and act ethically and honestly, to ensure the quality and value of the qualification that you will graduate with. The University has policies and procedures in place to promote academic integrity and manage academic misconduct. Visit the following Academic honesty & plagiarism website for more information about academic integrity and what the ANU considers academic misconduct. The ANU offers a number of services to assist students with their assignments, examinations, and other learning activities. The Academic Skills and Learning Centre offers a number of workshops and seminars that you may find useful for your studies.
Online SubmissionThe ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.
Hardcopy SubmissionFor some forms of assessment (hand written assignments, art works, laboratory notes, etc.) hard copy submission is appropriate when approved by the Associate Dean (Education). Hard copy submissions must utilise the Assignment Cover Sheet. Please keep a copy of tasks completed for your records.
Late submission of assessment tasks without an extension are penalised at the rate of 5% of the possible marks available per working day or part thereof. Late submission of assessment tasks is not accepted after 10 working days after the due date, or on or after the date specified in the course outline for the return of the assessment item. Late submission is not accepted for take-home examinations.
Referencing RequirementsAccepted academic practice for referencing sources that you use in presentations can be found via the links on the Wattle site, under the file named “ANU and College Policies, Program Information, Student Support Services and Assessment”. Alternatively, you can seek help through the Students Learning Development website.
Extensions and PenaltiesExtensions and late submission of assessment pieces are covered by the Student Assessment (Coursework) Policy and Procedure The Course Convener may grant extensions for assessment pieces that are not examinations or take-home examinations. If you need an extension, you must request an extension in writing on or before the due date. If you have documented and appropriate medical evidence that demonstrates you were not able to request an extension on or before the due date, you may be able to request it after the due date.
Distribution of grades policyAcademic Quality Assurance Committee monitors the performance of students, including attrition, further study and employment rates and grade distribution, and College reports on quality assurance processes for assessment activities, including alignment with national and international disciplinary and interdisciplinary standards, as well as qualification type learning outcomes. Since first semester 1994, ANU uses a grading scale for all courses. This grading scale is used by all academic areas of the University.
Support for studentsThe University offers students support through several different services. You may contact the services listed below directly or seek advice from your Course Convener, Student Administrators, or your College and Course representatives (if applicable).
- ANU Health, safety & wellbeing for medical services, counselling, mental health and spiritual support
- ANU Diversity and inclusion for students with a disability or ongoing or chronic illness
- ANU Dean of Students for confidential, impartial advice and help to resolve problems between students and the academic or administrative areas of the University
- ANU Academic Skills and Learning Centre supports you make your own decisions about how you learn and manage your workload.
- ANU Counselling Centre promotes, supports and enhances mental health and wellbeing within the University student community.
- ANUSA supports and represents undergraduate and ANU College students
- PARSA supports and represents postgraduate and research students