Sustainable Tourism Practices/Assessment overview
Note: Whenever you use ideas written by someone else in your assessments, you must acknowledge the source of this material. Is is crucial that you understand the importance of respecting the intellectual property of other writers and researchers. All sources must be referenced using American Psychological Association (APA) format. If you do not ackenowledge the material correctly, where interntional or otherwise , you are guilt of plagiarism which is considered a dishonest practice with disciplinary outcomes which range from losing part a percentage of your marks (or a resit) to failure of the paper. Tutorials to help with referencing and integrating academic literature into your work will be held near the beginning of the semester. You are expected to attend both training sessions. We encourage you to go tho the Learning Centre should you require assistance with any aspect of referencing and/or academic writing.
- Plagiarism Policy AP607.02 - (Insite)
Deadlines for assessment will be enforced and late submissions penalised. Ten percent will be subtracted for each day by which the assignment is late.
Extensions will be granted in only two circumstances:
- medical grounds (a medical certificate is required)
- compassionate grounds
You must apply for an extension before the due date by filling in an Extension form available from administration staff and then negotiating a date for submitting your assessment with the lecturer(s) concerned.
The overall top student in this programme will be recognised at an awards ceremony held prior to graduation in December. In some cases there are sponsored prizes for top students.