ARC PG Practitioner Group - 17 May 2019

The focus of this session will be the PGR examinations process.

This event is fully booked.

Event Details

Event:
ARC PG Practitioner Group - 17 May 2019
Date:
17 May 2019
Venue:
Lakehouse, Ron Cooke Hub, Heslington East Campus, University of York
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A G E N D A
 
MORNING SESSION 11.00am – 1.00pm (coffee available from 10.45am)
 
Introduction and Chair’s report (inc. matters arising)[10 min]
 

Thesis submission [60 min]

  1. Presentation: E-only thesis submission [Dr Amanda Tattersall, Oxford]
  2. General topics for discussion:
  • Method of submission / version control
  • Non-standard submissions (i.e. non-text submissions)
Examiners [50 min]

  1. Group discussions: Appointing examiners (discussions based on new QAA guidance)
  2. General topics for discussion:
  • Practicalities: payment, Right to Work, etc.
  • Managing externals’ expectations / training internals
[Lunch and networking 1.00pm-2.00pm]

AFTERNOON SESSION 2.00pm-4.00pm

Vivas and Examination Outcomes [60 min]
 
  1. Presentation: Vivas, outcomes, and appeals [Fiona Mair, University of Central Lancashire]
  2. General topics for discussion:
  • Vivas for Distance Learners and students with SPLDs
  • Examination outcomes (types / timings / attempts)
Hot topics [45 min]

  • Table discussions (two - three rounds)
Themes for future meetings [5 min]
 
Any other business and meeting closure [10 min]





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