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Standard Blurbs to go to students on Blackboard

*Note: when you require to use a standard blurb from below, copy just the html code into Notepad first before copying the code from Notepad into your Blackboard item editor box.

Unit Outline Standard Instruction


Unit Outline Standard Instruction. Unit Outlines contain important information about your unit, including staff contact details, what you will study, course textbooks and important assessment information. You should download and read your unit outline thoroughly before you begin your studies. Your Unit Outlines can be found in OASIS under the My Studies tab, as shown in the example below. Go to the My Studies tab and download your unit outline by clicking this link https://oasis.curtin.edu.au/MyStudies

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<td align="left" valign="top"><p>Unit Outlines contain important information about your unit, including staff contact details, what you will study, course textbooks and important assessment information. You should download and read your unit outline thoroughly before you begin your studies. Your Unit Outlines can be found in OASIS under the My Studies tab, as shown in the example below.</p>
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<p>Go to the My Studies tab and download your unit outline by clicking this link &gt; &gt; <a href="https://oasis.curtin.edu.au/MyStudies" target="_blank">Unit Outline</a></p></td>
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Reading List


Reading List Standard Text. Reading list replaces the previous Library eReserve to offer you the direct link to your unit resources. By clicking on the ‘Reading List’, you will be able to access electronic resources that your UC has collated for you anytime, anywhere.

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<td align="left" valign="middle">Reading list replaces the previous Library eReserve to offer you the direct link to your unit resources. By clicking on the ‘Reading List’, you will be able to access electronic resources that your UC has collated for you anytime, anywhere.</td>
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Important Assessment Information


Important Assessment Information blurb.Before you start working on your assessment, please make sure that you have accessed the Academic Integrity tab above and read the following sections: Information for Students where you will be able to download a copy of the Student Guidelines for Avoiding Plagiarism and Student Checklist to Prevent Plagiarism. Turnitin for Students for the student user guide to use Turnitin and FAQs to some common technical issues.

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<p>Before you start working on your assessment, please make sure that you have accessed the '<strong>Academic Integrity</strong>' tab above and read the following sections:</p>
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<li><strong>Information for Students</strong> where you will be able to download a copy of the '<strong>Student Guidelines for Avoiding Plagiarism</strong>' and '<strong>Student Checklist to Prevent Plagiarism</strong>'</li>
<li><strong>Turnitin for Students</strong> for the '<strong>student user guide</strong>' to use Turnitin and <strong>FAQs</strong> to some common technical issues.</li>
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<p><strong><span style="color: #993300;">*Note</span></strong>: The marks you see on '<strong>My Grades</strong>' is <em><strong>NOT</strong></em> your final mark for this unit. Your marks are subject to verification at the Board of Examiners and will only be published via <strong>OASIS</strong> at the end of the semester.</p>
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Assignment Extension Form


Assignment Extension Form Blurb. The assessment Extension form is available here: http://students.curtin.edu.au/administration/documents/Application_forAssessmentExtension.pdf. An application for Assessment Extension must be lodged with your Unit Coordinator before the date or due date of the assessment task. Please bare in mind that in order for you to be granted an approval to complete an assessment task or submit an assignment at a later date, your application must satisfactorily demonstrate to the Unit Coordinator that there are exceptional circumstances outside of your control that prevent you from completing the assessment task in the prescribed timeframe.

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<p>The assessment Extension form is available here <a target="_blank" href="http://students.curtin.edu.au/administration/documents/Application_forAssessmentExtension.pdf">http://students.curtin.edu.au/administration/documents/Application_forAssessmentExtension.pdf</a>. An application for Assessment Extension must be <b>lodged with your Unit Coordinator <i>before the date or due date </i>of the assessment task</b>.</p>

<p>Please bare in mind that in order for you to be granted an approval to complete an assessment task or submit an assignment at a later date, your application must satisfactorily demonstrate to the Unit Coordinator that there are exceptional circumstances outside of your control that prevent you from completing the assessment task in the prescribed timeframe.</p>

Copyright Notice


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