|Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)||
RPL is the process of assessing an individual?s relevant prior learning (including formal non-formal learning and informal / workplace learning) for equivalence to: the learning outcomes of the qualification specified as a requirement for admission to the program or units in the program to which a student has been admitted to determine the credit value to be granted as advanced standing (specified credit or unspecified credit) or exemptions.
Postgraduate programs of study which involve a student independently researching a specific topic under the guidance of a supervisor and producing a thesis or report.
The working title of the research being undertaken by a research student.
A tool for describing and assessing levels of achievement against assessment criteria. Rubrics provide feedback to students by indicating areas of improvement against the most important aspects of the activity. They are most often presented as a matric that allows performance against each criterion to be compared.