Assessment Sub-Committee investigates and advises the Academic Board, through the Teaching and Learning Committee, in relation to any matter associated with the conduct of assessment.

In this role, the Assessment Sub-Committee:

  • reviews, monitors and promotes quality assurance in assessment and report to the Academic Board through the Teaching and Learning Committee;
  • advises the Academic Board, through Teaching and Learning Committee, on policies designed to enhance the quality, effectiveness and efficiency of assessment; and
  • determines any matter arising in connection with, or incidental to, assessment where there is no other officer or body of the University as required or authorised by Statute or by the Assessment Rules or any other rules to determine it.
Meeting Date
ASC 2017/01 Wednesday, 1 February 2017, 09:00
ASC 2017/02 Wednesday, 15 March 2017, 09:00
ASC 2017/03 Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 09:00
ASC 2017/04 Tuesday, 4 July 2017, 09:00
ASC 2017/05 Wednesday, 6 September 2017, 09:00
ASC 2017/06 Thursday, 26 October 2017, 09:00

General Information

  • Committee name: Assessment Sub-Committee
  • Reporting to: Teaching and Learning Committee
  • Contact: Ms Helen Morahan — Director, Student Administration
  • Version (effective date): version 14 (August 2014)
  • Sub-Committees: nil
  • Quorum: five
  • Notes: abbreviated as ASC

Terms of Reference

The role of the Assessment Sub-Committee is to make investigations and advise the Academic Board, through the Teaching and Learning Committee, in relation to any matter associated with the conduct of assessment.  In this role, the Assessment Sub-Committee will—

  • review, monitor and promote quality assurance in assessment and report to the Academic Board through the Teaching and Learning Committee;
  • advise the Academic Board, through Teaching and Learning Committee, on policies designed to enhance the quality, effectiveness and efficiency of assessment; and
  • determine any matter arising in connection with, or incidental to, assessment where there is no other officer or body of the University as required or authorised by Statute or by the Assessment Rules or any other rules to determine it.

Composition

Ex-Officio           
  • Deputy President of the Academic Board or nominee (Chair)
  • Academic Registrar or nominee
Other   
  • Two (2) faculty Associate Deans (Academic), at least one of whom  is a member of the Teaching and Learning Committee, appointed by the Chair of the Assessment Sub-Committee
  • Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching and Learning) or nominee
  • One (1) undergraduate student representative nominated by the University of Queensland Union
  • One (1) postgraduate student representative nominated by the UQ Association of Postgraduate Students
  • Up to three (3) members of academic staff with specialist assessment expertise, appointed by the Chair of the Assessment Sub-Committee
Observer            
  • President of the Academic Board

Administrative Arrangements

  • The term of the Associate Deans (Academic) is two (2) years.
  • The Director, Student Administration, provides secretarial services and is assisted by the Manager, Examinations Section.
Membership category Role Name Unit/affiliation
Ex officio Deputy President of the Board or nominee (Chairperson) Professor Peter Adams  
Ex officio Academic Registrar or nominee Mr Mark Erickson  
Ex officio Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching and Learning) Professor Doune Macdonald  
Appointed Associate Dean (Academic) appointed by the Chair of ASC Professor Sarah Roberts-Thomson Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
Appointed Associate Dean (Academic) appointed by the Chair of ASC Associate Professor Geoff Marks Faculty of Medicine
Appointed Academic staff member with specialist assessment expertise, appointed by the Chair of ASC Associate Professor Lydia Kavanagh Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
Appointed Academic staff member with specialist assessment expertise, appointed by the Chair of ASC Professor Karen Moni Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Appointed Academic staff member with specialist assessment expertise, appointed by the Chair of ASC Dr Christine Slade Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation
Appointed Undergraduate student nominated by the UQ Union Mr Domenico Sotille  
Appointed Postgraduate student nominated by the UQ APS TBA  
Observer President of the Board Professor Fred D'Agostino  
Secretariat Secretary Ms Helen Morahan Director, Student Administration — Academic Services Division
Secretariat Assistant Secretary Ms Barbara Sheahan Team Leader, Examinations — Academic Services Division

* As on 6 January 2017

Agendas and minutes are available to ASC members and UQ staff on ASC SharePoint site.
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