Class based assessment requiring attendance and participation Other Submission

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Class based assessment requiring attendance and participation Other Submission Method: No other submission method is available Other forms of work will be returned to you unmarked and without comments.
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LLB 290 – SPRING 2015 University of Wollongong - Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts Page 13 of 17 Assessment 2: Test Marking: Marked out of 25 - 25% Description: This short closed book in-class mid-session test assesses the material taught in Weeks 1 – 4. Because of the type of knowledge and thinking required, it is assessed using a closed book method. Due Date: Monday 31 August 2015 during the lecture time slot. Graduate Quality developed: Informed Problem solvers Effective communicators Format: The closed book in-class mid-session test comprises a mix of short answer and true/false questions and answers. The test is to be answered in 40 minutes. Question and answer sheets will be provided. Assessment Criteria: 1. Recognition, knowledge, comprehension and understanding of the topics covered in Weeks 1 – 4 inclusive. 2. Identification of the issues, key ideas and complexities raised by the questions. 3. Recognition of the techniques used to analyse legal texts using different legal theories. 4. Effective and appropriate use of available resources to answer the issues, key ideas and complexities raised by the questions. 5. The use of clear and concise expression in answering the questions. Submission Method: To be handed in at the completion of the test at the direction of the subject coordinator.
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LLB 290 – SPRING 2015 University of Wollongong - Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts Page 14 of 17 Assessment 3: Final examination Marking: Marked out of 60- 60% Description: The open book final examination assesses all the topics considered in this subject including foundational legal theories and critical legal theories. This examination is designed to assess a deeper level of thinking and requires a higher level of analysis than the mid-session, and for this reason, it is conducted as an open book examination. In assessing the examination, a higher level of understanding of the legal theories will be expected than that demonstrated in the mid-session test. Due Date: Spring Session examination period Graduate Quality developed: Informed Problem solvers Effective communicators Format: This open book exam will be held in the Spring examination period, and is made up of hypothetical and/or essay and/or short answer questions. Two out of three questions are to be answered, and there may be a compulsory question. The examination is a two hour examination. Assessment Criteria: 1. Recognition, knowledge, comprehension and understanding of the topics covered during the session (including Weeks 1-4) addressed in the question or questions. 2. Identification of the issues, key ideas and complexities and textual analysis raised by the question or questions.
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