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 and Time
ASC 2018/01: meeting Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 14:00
ASC 2018/02: meeting Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 14:00
ASC 2018/03: meeting Wednesday, 2 May 2018, 14:00
ASC 2018/04: meeting Wednesday, 6 June 2018, 11:00
ASC 2018/05: meeting Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 14:00
ASC 2018/06: meeting Wednesday, 10 October 2018, 14:00

General Information

  • Committee name: Assessment Sub-Committee
  • Reporting to: Teaching and Learning Committee
  • Contact: Ms Helen Morahan — Director, Student Administration
  • Version (effective date): version 15 (April 2019)
  • 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
  • One (1) elected member of the Academic Board nominated by the Academic Board Standing 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 Karen Benson  
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 Professor Nick Shaw 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 Associate 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 Paul Taylor  
Appointed Postgraduate student nominated by the UQ APS Mr Isaac Mok  
Appointed Elected member of the Academic Board nominated by the Academic Board Standing Committee Dr Liza O'Moore  
Observer President of the Board Professor Peter Adams  
Secretariat Secretary Ms Helen Morahan Director, Student Administration — Academic Services Division
Secretariat Assistant Secretary Mrs Teresa Charlton Acting Manager, Examinations — Academic Services Division

* As of 26 April 2018

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