Checkpoints are tasks to be completed in each practical session.
At the end of the module you will receive a grade for checkpoints based
on the proportion of checkpoints completed (so you don't have to do them
all to get a grade, but clearly the more you do, the better the grade
you get). Checkpoints are worth 25% of your grade for CSC931.
You must attain at least 4C in the checkpoints component to get a grade
for CSC931. This equates to 7 of the 16 checkpoints available.
If you miss a checkpoint, do the work in your own time and get the
checkpoint marked at the next opportunity. Although attendance at
practical sessions is recorded, it is not used to calculate your overall
You are advised to try to stay as up to date with checkpoints as
possible during the semester, otherwise you may find it
impossible to catch up.
The very last chance to catch up on checkpoints will be the labs on 28th and
29th November 2011; however, you are advised to try to stay as up to