Student work will generally be assessed in terms of the following criteria:
The assessment criteria for this assignment will be the appropriateness or accuracy
of submitted answers, and the demonstration of understanding of the accounting
concepts germane to the assignment topic.
All written work must conform with the University of Ballarat General Guide
for the Presentation of Academic Work.
Effectiveness of communication - ie readability, legibility, grammar, spelling,
neatness, completeness and presentation will be a minimum threshold
requirement for all written work submitted for assessment. Work that is
illegible or incomprehensible and does not meet the minimum requirement
will be awarded a fail grade.
Demonstrated understanding - This will be evidenced by the student's ability
to be dialectical in the discussion of contentious issues. Few, if any,
accounting concepts are scientific facts and stereotype answers will
demonstrate poor understanding on the part of the student.
Evidence of research - This will be evidenced by the references made to the
statutes, accounting standards, books, journal articles and inclusion of a
For all written work students must ensure that they submit their own original
work. Any act of plagiarism will be severely penalised.