Learning and Teaching Committee Meetings 2012-2013 Learning and Teaching Committee Meetings 2012-2013

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Wednesday 24 October 2012
Wednesday 5 December 2012
Wednesday 30 January 2013
Wednesday 20 March 2013
Wednesday 15 May 2013
Wednesday 26 June 2013

Wednesday 24 October 2012 Wednesday 24 October 2012

Minutes of the meeting held on 24 October 2012


1. AGENDA

2. MINUTES – 25 July 2012

3. STATEMENTS BY THE CHAIR

4. CONFIRMATION OF CHAIR'S ACTION - LTC11D001 (Divider A)

A1. INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL 2012 - LTC12D002 (Divider B) - Please note the costings document is confidential and not included within this document
A2. STUDENT EVALUATIONS AND THE NSS – No document 

A3. STUDENT SURVEYS 2012
(1) the National Student Survey (NSS) 2012 - LTC12D003 (Divider C)
(2) the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES) - LTC12D004 (Divider D)
(3) Student Experience Report - LTC12D005 (Divider E)

A4. TAUGHT PROGRAMMES POLICY GROUP - LTC12D006 (Divider F)
A5. FACULTY ASSOCIATE DEANS (LEARNING, TEACHING AND QUALITY) – No document 
A6. PG RESEARCH PROGRAMMES POLICY GROUP – No document 
A7. NEW ACADEMIC MODEL - LTC12D007 (Divider G)
A8. UEA LONDON – No document 
A9. THE SCHOOL OF MUSIC – No document 

B1. EXCELLENCE AWARDS FOR STUDENTS – LTC12D008
B2. PARTNER INSTITUTION ACADEMIC APPEALS PROCEDURES – LTC12D009
B3. FITNESS TO PRACTICE PROCESSES IN FMH – LTC12D010

C1. NEW COURSE PROPOSALS AND COURSE CLOSURES 
BA International Relations and Modern Languages (PSI) - LTC12D011
MA International Security (PSI) - LTC12D012
MSc Pharmacy Practice (+ Postgraduate Diploma Pharmacy Practice) - LTC12D013

C2. RESERVED AREAS OF BUSINESS AND CONFIDENTIALITY – LTC12D014
C3. LEARNING AND TEACHING COMMITTEE: TERMS OF REFERENCE 2012-13 – LTC12D015
C4. LTC MEMBERSHIP 2012-13 – LTC12D016
C5. PG RESEARCH PROGRAMMES POLICY GROUP – LTC12D017
C6. PARTNERSHIPS OFFICE UPDATE – LTC12D018

C7. FACULTY ASSOCIATE DEANS (LEARNING, TEACHING AND QUALITY)
SCI – 2 May 2012 - LTC12D019 
SSF – 4 July 2012 and 19 September 2012 - LTC12D020
HUM – 4 July 2012 - LTC12D021
FMH – 20 June 2012 - LTC12D022
Confirmations of completion of Annual Review Processes: SSF – September 2012 re: 2010-11 - LTC12D023

C8. OIA ANNUAL REPORT – LTC12D024

C9. QUALITY ASSURANCE AGENCY
(1) QAA Mid-cycle Institutional Review Final Report - LTC12D025
(2) Finalised Chapter B3 of the Quality Code – Learning and Teaching - LTC12D026
(3) Consultation draft of Chapter B10 of the Quality Code – Management of Collaborative Arrangements - LTC12D027
(4) Finalised Guidance on Enterprise and Entrepreneurship - LTC12D028
(5) Outcomes from Institutional Audit Student Engagement. - LTC12D029

C10. COURSE REVIEW – LTC12D030
C11. HIGHER EDUCATION ACADEMY CERTIFICATE – LTC12D031

Wednesday 5 December 2012 Wednesday 5 December 2012

Minutes of the meeting held on 5 December 2012

1. AGENDA

2. MINUTES – 24 October 2012

3. STATEMENTS BY THE CHAIR 

4. CONFIRMATION OF CHAIR'S ACTION - LTC12D032 (Divider A) 

A1. UNION OF UEA STUDENTS – UEA STUDENTS EXPERIENCE REPORT 2012 – LTC12D033 (Divider B)

A2. TAUGHT PROGRAMMES POLICY GROUP – LTC12D034 (Divider C)

A3. PG RESEARCH PROGRAMMES POLICY GROUP – LTC12D035 (Divider D)

A4. FACULTY ASSOCIATE DEANS (LEARNING, TEACHING AND QUALITY) – No document

A5. NEW AWARDS AND NEW COURSE PROPOSALS 

UEA 
Postgraduate Certificate in Multi-Jurisdictional Employment Law Practice - LTC12D036 (Divider E)

NBS MSc course proposals – LTC12D037 (Divider F):
MSc Advanced Business Management (Norwich)
MSc Investment and Financial Management (Norwich)
MSc Sustainable Business (Norwich)
MSc Advanced Management (London)
MSc Entrepreneurship and Strategy (London)

HUM - BA Liberal Arts LTC12D073

Easton College 
BSc Sport (one year top-up) LTC12D038 (Divider G)

B1. THE SCHOOL OF MUSIC – LTC12D039

B2. UEA LONDON – LTC12D040

B3. LTC PRIORITIES FOR 12/13 – LTC12D041

B4. STUDENT EXPERIENCE COMMITTEE – LTC12D042

B5. PARTNERSHIPS – LTC12D043
 
B6. MANAGEMENT INFORMATION

(a) The University's statistics for:

academic appeals 2011-12 – LTC12D044
academic appeals, equality and diversity 2011-12 – LTC12D045
academic complaints 2011-12 – LTC12D046
academic complaints, equality and diversity 2011-12 – LTC12D047
academic discipline 2011-12 – LTC12D048
concessions 2011-12 – LTC12D049
professional misconduct and/or unsuitability – LTC12D050
plagiarism and collusion 2011-12 – LTC12D051

(b) The Union of UEA Students Advice Centre statistics for:

Academic appeals 2011-12 - LTC12D052

C1. NEW COURSE PROPOSALS AND COURSE CLOSURES 

EDU - PGCert CBT Skills Programme. LTC12D053
EDU - PGCert PCC Skills Programme. LTC12D054 
LAW - LLM International Commercial and Competition Law. LTC12D055 
DEV - MA in Globalisation Business and Sustainable Development. LTC12D056 
DEV - MSC in Development Economics. LTC12D057
SCI- BSc Natural Sciences with a year abroad - LTC12D058

A report on course closure for the following courses: 

DEV - BSc/BA International Development with Overseas Experience and DEV - BSc/BA International Development. LTC12D059
CHE – MChem with Analytical and Forensic Science - LTC12D060
CHE – BSc Chemistry with a year in North America – LTC12D061
CHE – MChem with a year in Europe – LTC12D062
CHE – BSc Pharmaceutical Chemistry – LTC12D063
CHE – BSc Chemistry with Analytical Science – LTC12D064
SCI – BSc Natural Sciences with a year in Australasia – LTC12D065
SCI – BSc Natural Sciences with a year in Europe – LTC12D066
SCI - BSc Natural Sciences with a year in North America – LTC12D067

C2. PARTNERSHIPS – LTC12D068

C3. FACULTY LEARNING, TEACHING AND QUALITY COMMITTEES 

HUM - 10 October 2012 – LTC12D069
SSF - 3 October 2012 – LTC12D070
SCI – 4 July 2012 – LTC12D071

C4. COURSE REVIEW SCHEDULE 2012/13 – LTC12D072

C5. QUALITY ASSURANCE AGENCY – No document 

(1) The consultation draft of Chapter B4:
http://www.qaa.ac.uk/Publications/InformationAndGuidance/Documents/B4%20-draft-consultation.pdf 

(2) The consultation draft of Chapter B9 - Appeals and Complaints 
http://www.qaa.ac.uk/Publications/InformationAndGuidance/Documents/B9-complaints-appeals-consultation.pdf

Wednesday 30 January 2013 Wednesday 30 January 2013

Minutes of the meeting held on 30 January 2013 

1. AGENDA

2. MINUTES – 5 December 2012

3. STATEMENTS BY THE CHAIR – No document 

4. CONFIRMATION OF CHAIR'S ACTION - LTC12D073 (Divider A)

A1. LEARNING ENHANCEMENT TEAM REPORT – 2011/12 – LTC12D074 (Divider B)
A2. TAUGHT PROGRAMMES POLICY GROUP – LTC12D075 (Divider C)
A3. NEW COURSE APPROVALS/CLOSURE PROCESS – LTC12D076 (Divider D)
A4. PG RESEARCH PROGRAMMES POLICY GROUP – No document 
A5. NEW AWARDS AND NEW COURSE PROPOSALS 
      BA Humanities with a Foundation year (Sept 2013 intake) (HUM) - LTC12D077 (Divider E)
      MA Public Policy and the Environment (HUM) - LTC12D078 (Divider F) 
      BSc Sports Coaching (top-up) (Easton College) - LTC12D079 (Divider G)

B1. LTC TERMS OF REFERENCE – LTC12D080
B2. FITNESS TO PRACTICE PANEL – LTC12D081
B3. REVIEW OF ACADEMIC APPEALS' 2011/12 – LTC12D082
B4. REVIEW OF SENATE STUDENT DISCIPLINE COMMITTEE CASES 2011/12 – LTC12D083
B5. PARTNERSHIPS – LTC12D084
B6. UEA AWARDS AND CREDITS – LTC12D085

C1. FACULTY ASSOCIATE DEANS (LEARNING, TEACHING AND QUALITY) 
      HUM – 28 November 2012 – LTC12D086
      SSF – 14 November 2012 – LTC12D087
      FMH – 3 October 2012 – LTC12D088
C2. PARTNERSHIPS – LTC12D089
C3. NEW COURSE PROPOSALS AND COURSE CLOSURES 
      (1) fast-track approval of the following courses: 
           NBS - MSc Strategic Information Systems to MSc Business Information Systems LTC12D090
       (2) course closure for the following courses:
            EDU – PGCE Religious Education (Sept 2012 last intake) LTC12D091
C4. OIA 
that the OIA has published a pathway report towards early resolution and more effective complaints handling at: 
http://www.oiahe.org.uk/media/75192/oia-pathway-3.pdf 

C5. QUALITY ASSURANCE AGENCY 
(1) Publication of a new subject benchmark statement for bachelor's with honours degrees and master's degrees in forensic science (22/12)
http://www.qaa.ac.uk/Publications/InformationAndGuidance/Pages/Subject-benchmark-statement-forensic-science.aspx 
(2) UK Quality Code for Higher Education Chapter B4: Supporting student achievement - LTC12D092
(3) UEA's response to the UK Quality Code for Higher Education Chapter B9: Complaints and appeals on academic matters - introduction - LTC12D093

Wednesday 20 March 2013 Wednesday 20 March 2013

1. AGENDA

2. MINUTES – 30 January 2013

3. STATEMENTS BY THE CHAIR 

4. CONFIRMATION OF CHAIR'S ACTION - LTC12D114 (Divider 1)

A1. UNION OF UEA STUDENTS – UEA STUDENTS EXPERIENCE REPORT 2012 - LTC12D094 (Divider A)
A2. CSED REVIEW 11/12 - LTC12D095 (Divider B)
A3. POLICY STATEMENT AND GUIDELINES ON BULLYING, HARASSMENT AND ABUSE, ASSAULT AND STALKING AND THE USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA - LTC12D096 (Divider C)
A4. FEEDBACK FROM FACULTY LTQCS ON NAM DISCUSSION PAPER - LTC12D097 (Divider D)
A5. MODERATION AND DOUBLE MARKING - LTC12D098 (Divider E)
A6. NEW ALGORITHM FOR INTEGRATED MASTERS PROGRAMMES - LTC12D099 (Divider F)
A7. STARRED FIRSTS - LTC12D100 (Divider G)
A8. ROLE OF COURSE DIRECTOR - LTC12D101 (Divider H)
A9. TAUGHT PROGRAMMES POLICY GROUP - LTC12D102 (Divider I)
A10. PG RESEARCH PROGRAMMES POLICY GROUP - LTC12D103 (Divider J)

C1. THE SCHOOL OF MUSIC - LTC12D104
C2. STUDENT EXPERIENCE COMMITTEE - LTC12D105
C3. OUTSTANDING NAM REVIEWS - LTC12D106
C4. FACULTY ASSOCIATE DEANS (LEARNING, TEACHING AND QUALITY) 
(1) SSF LTQC 9 January 2013 LTC12D107
(2) FMH LTQC 28 November 2012 LTC12D108
(3) HUM LTQC 16 January 2013 LTC12D109
(4) SCI LTQC 3 October 2012 and 12 December 2012. LTC12D110

C5. QUARTERLY REPORT ON ACADEMIC APPEALS AND COMPLAINTS - LTC12D111 
C6. PARTNERSHIPS - LTC12D112 
C7. QUALITY ASSURANCE AGENCY - LTC12D113

Wednesday 15 May 2013 Wednesday 15 May 2013

1. AGENDA

2. MINUTES - 20 March 2013

3. STATEMENTS BY THE CHAIR – No document 

4. CONFIRMATION OF CHAIR'S ACTION - LTC12D115 (Divider A) 

A1. FELLOWSHIP OF THE HIGHER EDUCATION ACADEMY FOR POST-PROBATIONARY ACADEMIC STAFF THROUGH CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ROUTES - LTC12D116 (Divider B) 
A2. EXTENUATING CIRCUMSTANCES - LTC12D117 (Divider C)
A3. AMENDMENTS TO ALGORITHMS FOR UNDERGRADUATE AND INTEGRATED MASTERS PROGRAMMES - LTC12D118 (Divider D)
A4. DRAFT DEGREE REGULATIONS FOR NEW ACADEMIC MODEL 13/14 - LTC12D119 (Divider E) 
A5. MODERATION AND DOUBLE MARKING - LTC12D120 (Divider F)
A6. FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT UNDER NAM - LTC12D121 (Divider G) 
A7. NO AGENDA ITEM
A8. EXTENSION REQUESTS FROM POTENTIAL SABBATICAL OFFICERS - LTC12D123 (Divider I)
A9. NEW COURSE PROPOSALS 
      (1) BSc SCI Foundation Programme, LTC12D124, (Divider J)
      (2) BA Media and International Development, LTC12D125 (Divider K)
      (3) BA American History, LTC12D126 (Divider L)
      (4) MS Knee Surgery, LTC12D127 (Divider M)
A10. PG RESEARCH PROGRAMMES POLICY GROUP - LTC12D128 (Divider N) 
A11. REPORTS FROM PLAGIARISM OFFICERS 11/12 - LTC12D129 (Divider O)
A12. ELECTRONIC MARKING AND FEEDBACK ON COURSEWORK – No document
A13. TAUGHT PROGRAMMES POLICY GROUP - LTC12D130 (Divider P) 

B1. PARTNERSHIPS - LTC12D131
B2. GENERAL REGULATIONS FOR STUDENTS/CHANGE TO GENERAL REGULATION 14 - LTC12D132

C1. EXTERNAL EXAMINERS' REPORTS 10/11 - LTC12D133
C2. STUDENT EXPERIENCE COMMITTEE - LTC12D134
C3. DATES OF LEARNING AND TEACHING COMMITTEE MEETINGS 2013-2014 – No document
C4. NEW COURSE PROPOSALS/CLOSURES 
      BSc International Business Management, NBS, UEA London LTC12D135
      Advanced Professional Practice with Children and Families LTC12D136
C5. FACULTY ASSOCIATE DEANS (LEARNING, TEACHING AND QUALITY) 
      SSF, 27 February 2013 (LTC12D137)
C6. PARTNERSHIPS - LTC12D138
C7. QUALITY ASSURANCE AGENCY 
      (1) University of East Anglia - Date of Next Audit – 2015-16
           http://www.qaa.ac.uk/InstitutionReports/types-of-review/Pages/Programme-of-reviews.aspx 
      (2) Circular letter CL 05/13: Publication of Chapter B4: Enabling student development and achievement of the UK Quality Code for Higher Education. 
           LTC12D139 
      (3) Circular letter CL 09/13: Further Education College Subscription for QAA
           LTC12D140

Wednesday 26 June 2013 Wednesday 26 June 2013

Minutes of the meeting held on 26 June 2013 

1. AGENDA

2. MINUTES – 15 May 2013 

3. STATEMENTS BY THE CHAIR 

4. CONFIRMATION OF CHAIR'S ACTION 
(i) The 2nd Air Division Memorial Trust Scholarships (AMS) – Amendment
(ii) Chemistry Undergraduate Achievement Award
(iii) The Aquaterra Energy Prize
(iv) MED Association of Physicians UG studentships
(v) MED Association of Physicians Intercalated bursary 
(vi) The Panasonic Scholarships (May 2013)
(vii) Santander Scholarship 
LTC12D152 (Divider A)

A1. STUDENT EXPERIENCE SURVEY 2013 – Please click here for the powerpoint presentation 
A2. PG RESEARCH PROGRAMMES POLICY GROUP – No document
A3. INTO REPORT – No document 
A4. ANNUAL ISSC REPORT - LTC12D146 (Divider B)
A5. THE FUTURE OF LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES - LTC12D148 (Divider C)
A6. REPORT ON CODE OF PRACTICE ON STUDENT REPRESENTATION/STAFF/ STUDENT LIAISON - LTC12D153 (Divider D)
A7. PLAGIARISM POLICY FOR 2013/14 - LTC12D143 (Divider E)

A8. NEW ACADEMIC MODEL DEGREE REGULATIONS FOR 2013/14

(i) a recommendation from TPPG that all marks are recorded and displayed to two decimal places - LTC12D149 (Divider F)

(ii) the final degree regulations for the new academic model in 2013/14 - LTC12D150 (Divider G)

A9. EXTENUATING CIRCUMSTANCES - LTC12D145 (Divider H)

A10. NEW COURSE PROPOSALS

BSc Midwifery (Shortened) (NSC) - LTC12D141 (Divider I) 
BSc Speech and Language Sciences (AHP) - LTC12D170 (Divider J)
Foundation degree in Theatre Production Art (Mountview) - LTC12D147 (Divider K) 
PGCE School Direct (EDU) - LTC12D142 (Divider L)
BA in Theatre Production Arts (Mountview) LTC12D172

A11. TEACHING FELLOWSHIP AWARDS 2011/12 - LTC12D144 (Divider M) Please click here for an additional document 

A12. TAUGHT PROGRAMMES POLICY GROUP - LTC12D151 (Divider N) 

B1. PARTNERSHIPS OFFICE ACTIVITY – LTC12D154

B2. UEA LONDON – LTC12D155

B3. NAM TRANSITIONAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR CONTINUING STUDENTS – LTC12D156

C1. IMPLEMENTATION OF QAA CHAPTER 7 – EXTERNAL EXAMINING – LTC12D157

C2. LTS SCHEDULE OF REVIEWS – LTC12D158

C3. THE SCHOOL OF MUSIC – LTC12D159 

C4. PARTNERSHIPS OFFICE ACTIVITY – LTC12D160

C5. FACULTY ASSOCIATE DEANS (LEARNING, TEACHING AND QUALITY) 

SCI – 1 May 2013 (LTC12D161)
HUM – 6 March 2013 (LTC12D162)
SSF – 24 April 2013 (LTC12D163)

C6. NEW COURSE PROPOSALS AND COURSE CLOSURES 

(i) a report on the closure of the following courses:

MSc Business Information Management 
MSc Strategic Information Systems 
(LTC12D164)

(ii) fast track course proposals for :
BSc International Development and the Environment 
BSc International Development and the Env (with overseas experience) 
(LTC12D165)

C7. EXTERNAL EXAMINERS' APPOINTMENTS 2012/13 – LTC12D166
C8. TEACHING FELLOWSHIP AWARDS 2011/12 – LTC12D167

C9. QUALITY ASSURANCE AGENCY 
(1) Chapter B10: Managing Higher Education provision with others:
http://www.qaa.ac.uk/Publications/InformationAndGuidance/Documents/Quality-Code-B10.pdf 
(2) Chapter B9: Complaints and Appeals
http://www.qaa.ac.uk/Publications/InformationAndGuidance/Documents/Quality%20Code%20-%20Chapter%20B9.pdf 
(3) QAA Quality Code Chapter Consultations, Circular 10/13, (LTC 12D168)
(4) QAA Quality Code Chapter Consultations, Circular 11/13, Chapter B2: Recruitment and Admissions to Higher Education (LTC12D169)
(5) HER handbook -www.qaa.ac.uk/Publications/InformationAndGuidance/Pages/HER-handbook-13.aspx 
(6) Consultation outcomes report –www.qaa.ac.uk/Publications/InformationAndGuidance/Pages/HER-consultation-outcomes.aspx   
(7) The draft versions of chapters currently undergoing consultation for Part A: Setting and maintaining academic standards:
• Chapter B1: Programme design and approval
• Chapter B6: Assessment of students and recognition of prior learning
• Chapter B8: Programme monitoring and review of the UK Quality Code for Higher Education. The consultation is open until 1 August 2013.
www.qaa.ac.uk/Newsroom/Consultations/Pages/qc-consultations.aspx 
• Chapter B2: Recruitment and admission to higher education of the UK Quality Code for Higher Education. The consultation is open until 1 August 2013.
www.qaa.ac.uk/Newsroom/Consultations/Pages/recruitment-admission.aspx 
 
C10. HEFCE PUBLICATIONS
http://www.hefce.ac.uk/pubs/year/2013/cl152013/ 
C11. MCM3 REPORT -  LTC12D171