Exam Regulations, Assesment and Grading

Testing and Assessment
Article 9- (1) Testing and assessment regarding the courses in distance education programs is done face-to-face or online with or without a proctor.

(2) Testing and assessment may include using assessment methods such as attendance/participation, assignments, projects, written and oral exams, etc.

(3) Procedures, regarding the courses in distance education program curriculum, are announced before the selection period for newly enrolled students.

Article 10- (1) The number of mid-term exams, assignments, applications, and other studies the students are responsible for; admission requirements for final exam; and contribution of any kind of exams, assignments, and studies to the end of semester grade are announced on Syllabus section on the University’s ECTS catalogue.

(2) At least one mid-term exam and one final exam are administered each semester for each course.

(3) Students, who fail to meet the attendance requirement, cannot take the final exam.

(4) Finals and make-ups are administered at Izmir University of Economics on the dates specified on the academic calendar under the supervision of a proctor.

(5) If necessary, finals and make-ups may be administered at other cities, where there is sufficient number of students, on a week day or a weekend, under the supervision of a proctor.
Grading and Grades
Article 11- (1) Student’s participation in the coursec, assignments and discussions, knowledge acquired, and final exam grades are taken into consideration in determining the grade for a course at the end of a semester. The lecturer of the respective course evaluates during semester and end of semester testing and assessment criteria together to come up with an end of semester grade.
(2) Unproctored testing and assessment activities cannot have more than 20% effect on general success in distance education.

(3) The grade for a course taken in distance education programs is calculated by taking 80% of final exam grade and 20% of unproctored testing and assessment criteria.

Article 12-(1) For a student to be successful in a course, the student needs to score at least CC in a credit course, and S or P in a non-credit course.

The assessment will be out of 100 points as distributed as follows:

80% Final Exam
10% Midterm Exam
5% Term Homework
5% Participation