These are the recommended assignment settings for assessments (e.g. Examinations) that are to be submitted during a Formal Assessment Period.
See Online Exam Guidelines for guidance on settings for other Myplace activities that may be used for examination activities.
- The due date is the deadline
- The cut-off date is the date after which no more submissions can be made (without a formal extension).
Both a A due date and a must be specified.
A cut-off date should be specified, as you can see in greenmay be specified to allow a sufficient window to accommodate late submissions.
The cut-off date may be greyed out - please ensure the Enable check the box is ticked, shown in red.
In this example, the dates in orange show a deadline of the 20th and a cut-off date of the 25th, providing all students with a five day grace period. This may be shorter for time-limited examinations.As detailed below, it is recommended that automatic late submission penalties are disabled. . This allows a 5 day window to allow for late submission.
Assessment and feedback policy
It is recommended that take home assignments during the formal assessment period are not covered by the University Assessment and Feedback policy settings Myplace.
This is not the default - to exempt the assignment, tick the box "This activity is not covered by the University Assessment and Feedback policy" option, indicated in red.
Extension and late submission policy
It is recommended that Extensions Request may still be handled in Myplace - this is the default setting and you don't need to do anything.
You may need to check where Extension Request Notifications are sent. <link to Extension Infor pages>
Automatic Late Submission Penalties
Automatic Late Submissions Penalties should not be applied.
This is not the default. Ensure the Disable Late Submission Penalties check box is Unticked to exempt your activity from this.
Submission identified as late should be considered on a case-by-case in line with current guidance.
There is no further Myplace set up required to accommodate late-submissions, as penalties are not applied automatically.
It is recommended that students are not required to click the submit button. This is the default behaviour and should already appear as it does in red (No).
When set to No, Students are able change their submission up to the cut-off date.
If set to yes, and automatic late submission penalties have not been disabled:
Turnitin plagiarism plugin settings
It is recommended you enable the Turnitin plagiarism plugin, and not display originality reports to students. This is the default behaviour and should already appear as it does in red.
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