Teaching and Learning

Casual Academic Staff Handbook

Glossary of terms and acronyms

Arts/Ed
Faculty of Arts and Education
B & L
Faculty of Business and Law
CAS
Casual academic staff
Callista
Student enrolment database and records management system
Census Date
The census date for a unit is the date on which enrolments in a unit are finalised
Credit Point
One credit point represents one-quarter of a full-time student's normal workload during a trimester.
Deakin Central
One stop shop on each campus for all student administration enquiries
DLT
Deakin Learning Toolkit
DRC
Disability Resource Centre
DUSA4U
Deakin University Student Association
DSO
Deakin Studies Online. DSO is made up of a suite teaching and learning technologies
DVC(A)
Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic)
FAPDC
Faculty Academic Progress and Discipline Committee
HMNBS
Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences
HOS
Head of School
HRSD
Human Resources Services Division
IKE
Institute of Koorie Education
ITL
Institute of Teaching and Learning
ITL Support Service
Institute of Teaching and Learning Support Service
ITSD
Information Technology Services Division
MIBT
Melbourne Institute of Business and Technology
NTEU
National Tertiary Education Union
PDCAS
Professional Development for Casual Academic Staff
PTL
Principles of Teaching and Learning
RACAR
Recruitment Authority Casual Academic and Research Staff (form)
S & T
Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment
SDO
Staff Development Online
SETU
Student Evaluation of Teaching and Units
Staff Connect
allows staff the ability to view, update and enter a variety of HR information on-line
Student Connect
web based administration portal which allows access to student enrolment details
STAR
Student Timetable Allocation and Registration
The Guide
Deakin University’s legislation, policies, procedures, plans, guidelines and rules
Turnitin
a program that checks whether there is any unoriginal material in submitted assessments
Unit Chair
the person appointed by a faculty board to oversee (chair) the assessment panel for each unit of study
VC
Vice Chancellor

The Complete Deakin Glossary is available at http://www.deakin.edu.au/glossary/

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30th January 2013