bitinaugv1 - CODL, University of Moratuwa

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BIT Inaugaration
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Chancellor
 Deshamanya Dr. Roland Silva
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Vice Chancellor
 Prof. Ananda K W Jayawardane
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Deputy Vice Chancellor
 Prof. Rahula A Attalage
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Dean, Faculty of Engineering
 Prof. Asoka Karunananda
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Chairman
 Dr. Ranga Rodrigo
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Administrator
 Mrs. Visakha Korale
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Architecture
Engineering
 Civil, Chemical, Computer
Science and Engineering,
Earth Resources Engineering,
Electrical Engineering,
Electronic and
Telecommunication, Material
Science and Engineering,
Mechanical , Textile and
Clothing, Transport and
Logistics Management
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Information Technology
 Computational Mathematics,
Information Technology,
Interdisciplinary Studies,
 BIT External Degree
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Ph.D.
M.Phil.
MBA
M.Sc.
P.G. Diploma
B.Sc. Eng. Hons.
B.Sc. in Transport and
Logistics Management
Bachelor of Design
Bachelor of Architecture
B.Sc. in Quantity
Surveying
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B.Sc. in Facilities
Management
B.Sc. in Town & Country
Planning
B.Sc. in IT
B.Sc. in Information
Technology and
Management
BIT External Degree
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IEEEXtreme 2009: world champions, 700
teams
IEEEXtreme 2011: 2nd and 9th place in the
world, 1500 teams
Google Summer of Code: highest
submissions, and completions in the world
Inexus International Robot Competition: 2008
and 2012 champions
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Performance criteria
 Duration
 Credit requirements
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Hand Book
Lateral entry
HNDIT, SLIATE1
Lateral entry
BIT
(Bachelor of Information
Technology External Degree)
Exit
Diploma
Exit
Certificate
Exit
A/L
(or an equivalent, any stream)
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HNDIT (SLIATE) qualified applicants are exempted from most of the course modules in the
certificate level and several course modules in the diploma level. Other qualifications need
University Senate approval.
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Flexibility is the key
 Time and space constraints minimized
 Can take longer to complete, lateral entry/exit
 Can do part-time, while working
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Technology can help a lot
Limited human teacher support
 Supported through partner organizations
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Learner commitment, discipline needed
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New language (medium of instruction)
New learning mode:
 Blended: at partners (ESOFT, IDM) with online
and distance learning
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New subject matter
May require unlearning some learnt stuff
 E.g., how you learn
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Need to figure out what works best for you
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Technology
 Access to a computer with Internet connection
 Software to use and view learning resources
▪ Web browser, PDF reader, media players, plug-ins
▪ Software or viewers for special formats
 Software to complete assignments/activities
▪ OpenOffice or Microsoft Office
▪ Specific courses may have requirements (e.g., Java)
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Technology skills
 Using a computer, computer devices
▪ E.g., mouse, keyboard, flash drives, head phone+mic,…
 Managing files and folders
 Using email
 Using the web, searching on the web
 Basic security matters, passwords, ethical
practices
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Each course module is assigned a credit value
based on the student’s expected workload.
For a typical module extending over one
semester, 1 credit is assumed to involve
about 4 study hours per week for 14 weeks.
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Continuous Assessments: laboratory work,
quizzes, discussions, presentations, mid-term
examinations, term papers, and assignments.
Final Examination
Final Project: proposal, mid-evaluation,
demonstration, final evaluation
A student who is unsuccessful in the end-ofsemester examination would be given a grade I
and allowed to upgrade to a maximum grade C,
at a later examination.
Benchmark
Grade
Grade Point
Description
85 and above
A+
4.2
75 to 84
A
4.0
70 to 74
A-
3.7
65 to 69
B+
3.3
60 to 64
B
3.0
55 to 59
B-
2.7
50 to 54
C+
2.3
45 to 49
C
2.0
Pass
40 to 44
C-
1.5
Weak pass
35 to 39
D
1.0
Conditional
34 and below
I
0.0
Incomplete
F
0.0
Fail
Excellent
Good
P
Pass (Non-GPA)
T
Absent
D or above: required to earn credit for a course module.
I (incomplete): continuous assessment requirements satisfied and
failed in the end-semester examination. By repeating only the
end-semester examination the grades I, D or C- can be improved
up to a C grade and considered for calculating Semester Grade
Point Average (SGPA).
 F (fail): must repeat both continuous assessment and the end-ofsemester components. The maximum grade awarded for
repeating a course module will be a C and it will be used for
calculating SGPA.
 T: continuous assessments requirements satisfied, but absent for
the final examination. The student is allowed to sit for the
examination as a first attempt candidate at a subsequent
occasion.
 Only the highest grade achieved for each course module will be
entered on student’s permanent record.
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SGPA: Semester Grade Point Average
 Weighted average of grade points in a semester
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GPA: Grade Point Average
 Weighted average of grade points up to a given
point in time
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Non-GPA courses not taken for calculation
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The GPA achieved at Level 3 only will be used
for in awarding of classes
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GPA
3.70 or above
3.30 – 3.69
2.70 - 3.29
2.00 – 2.69
Academic Standing
First Class
Second Class – Upper Division
Second Class – Lower Division
Pass
Dean’s List: 3.80 or greater in a semester,
offering a minimum of 15 credits
Certificate (Level 1)
Diploma (Level 2)
Degree (Level 3)
• A minimum of 36
credits in total
including 2 Non-GPA
credits in the Level 1
• Certificate and a
minimum of 39 credits
in total from modules
offered in the Level 2
• Diploma and a
minimum of 40 credits
from modules offered
in Level 3
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Course notes
Discussions
Assignment submission
“Turning in someone else's work as your own
Copying words or ideas from someone else
without giving credit
 Failing to put a quotation in quotation marks
 Giving incorrect information about the source of
a quotation
 Changing words but copying the sentence
structure of a source without giving credit
 Copying so many words or ideas from a source
that it makes up the majority of your work,
whether you give credit or not”
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Source: http://www.plagiarism.org/plag_article_what_is_plagiarism.html
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communicate
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experiencing any difficulty
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