HULL ADULT EDUCATION CENTRE 

STANDARDS AND PROCEDURES 

For 

EVALUATIONS FOR CERTIFICATION 

COURSE SYLLABUS 

 

SUBJECT/DEPARTMENT: History (Sec 3) HSG-4101-2 and HSG-4102-2 

TEACHERS RESPONSIBLE FOR EXAM INVIGILATION: 

Martin Scheinberg   

STANDARDS IN ORDER OF THE ASSESSMENT PROCESS1 

STEP 1:  PROCEDURES BEFORE THE EXAM 

1.1 Criteria/evidence of support for learning required for student to write the evaluation for certification:  Student must demonstrate competencies to be evaluated in the final exam THROUGH EVALUATIONS  

 

1.2 Special exam conditions2:  

The centre’s administration is authorized to implement the measures below for adults with special needs. A report analyzing the adult’s situation must be included in the adult’s file. The relevance of the measure in terms of the adult’s specific need, as recognized by the DIRECTOR OF THE CENTRE, must be indicated in the IEP. 

  • The adult must use this measure regularly and the adult must have been involved in the decision to use this measure.  

  • A tool must never perform the task for the adult.  

  • The adult must be continuously monitored so that it can be confirmed on his or her final copy that he or she has used the authorized measure.   

  • ALL STUDENTS ARE ENTITLED TO a 5 min per every hour extension of the exam regardless of IEP or NOT 

  • Extending the time allotted for the examination by up to one third of the time normally allowed. The examination must, however, be administered in a single day and certain arrangements must be made to ensure that the time is extended without the adult coming into contact with other adult learners during lunchtime or breaks.  

  • Allowing the use of Word Q to provide the adult with the necessary assistance relative to the specific needs identified in IEP. 

  • Allowing students to use a reading aid (e.g. voice synthesizer) and a writing aid (e.g. grammar and spelling software, word prediction software) for the ministerial examinations (including reading comprehension examinations in the language of instruction).  

  • Any voice recognition function must be de-activated for the duration of the examination that evaluates the writing competency.  

  • Allowing adults to use a computer, while respecting certain conditions: limiting Internet access (except for those examinations where such access is permitted), prohibiting communication between the different workstations on a network, providing technical assistance before and during the examination session, ensuring that documents are saved several times throughout and providing a final printed copy of the examination in 12-point font. This copy must include a footer indicating the adult’s name and permanent code, the invigilator’s name, the examination course code and the date of the examination.   

  • Allowing adults to use various writing implements.  

  • Allowing adults to give their answers using a tape recorder when Special conditions exist in the student’s IEP).  

  • Allowing adults to use a reading aid such as a monitor, magnifying glass or inclined reading stand. 

  • Allowing adults to take the examination in an isolated location, with supervision 

 

1.3 Identification of the student’s name and student number and date of EXAMINATION ON all student booklets and mark summaries of all exams.  

 

1.4 Student’s name MUST appear on course ATTENDANCE LIST on the date s/he writes the COURSE EXAM. Martin Scheinberg 

  

1.5 Sequencing of exam parts: Sequencing dependent upon specific exam instructions 

 

1.6 Prescribed time for administering exams  Dependent on the specific exam requirements 

  • Procedures to follow if exam is longer than 120 minutes: Depending on the specification of time allowed for each exam part, Evaluation for certification may be administered over two class periods.   

 

1.7 Exam only conditions, if applicable:  If formally requested, and student has acquired the competencies set as the course objectives.   

 

1.8 CONFIDENTIALITY of materials:  

  • Designated area(s) for exam writing: All competencies to be evaluated are done in immediate proximity to and direct supervision of the teacher 

 

1.9 THEFT or disappearance OF: 

  • ministerial exam materials:   

Should a ministerial examination be stolen, the educational institution MUST:  

• promptly notify the person in charge of the certification of studies and administration of ministerial examinations of the situation  

• promptly notify the director of the Direction de la sanction des études, who, after discussion with the educational institution, will decide on the immediate course of action  

• send a written report to the director of the Direction de la sanction des études describing the causes and circumstances of the theft  

• When a breach in confidentiality is brought to the attention of a staff member of a school or centre, use of this ministerial examination for the purposes of evaluation of learning must stop immediately. 

 

  • local exam materials: A written report will be sent to the Centre Director, and then the Exam will be altered.  

 

STEP 2:   Procedures DURING THE EVALUATION PROCESS 

 

2.1 Authorized materials allowed during examinations: Students can only use the Adult Booklet as well as the Resource Booklet, if applicable.   

 

2.2 Use of electronic devices and cellphones: Not Permitted unless Authorized. (See Section 1.2) 

 

2.3 Academic offences 

Cheating: When a candidate is discovered cheating or deliberately assisting another person, his or her copy is confiscated and s/he is asked to leave the room.  The fail code or mark of 0 will be transmitted to the Ministry.  The Centre will then determine whether or not, and under what conditions, the evaluation may be retaken. The student may be suspended from the Centre subject to administrative discretion.  

Plagiarism: Plagiarism will have the same consequences as cheating. 

 

 

STEP 3:  Procedures AFTER THE EVALUATION PROCESS: 

 

3.1 Materials to be collected from student: All Adult booklets, resource booklets,  and notes will be collected.   

 

3.2 Marking and recording exam results:  Exams will be marked in accordance with the rules for each examination. Correction keys (criterion-referenced rubrics) will be used in their entirety and observation and marking instructions from the examiner’s booklet will be followed.  

 

3.3 Copyright procedures for exam materials, if applicable 

 Not applicable 

 

3.4 Student performance CRITERIA (e.g. Pass/Fail; 60% OVERALL; 60% each part) 

A passing mark of 60% overall is required.  

 

3.5 Transmission of results:   

  • Deadline for transmission to office:  Within 5 working days of exam completion  

  • Format of Academic Results sheet:  HAEC “student results” template  

Failure: submit the mark 

Course Complete: Once student has completed the entire program, indicate “Course Complete” on Mark template  

Abandon: AD  

 

3.6 Confidentiality of results:   

Sharing of results with student:  

  • At no time will examinations (current or obsolete) be used as evaluation to support learning or as classroom practice exercises or for pretest purposes.   

  • No information related to the content of the examinations will be divulged to students before the examinations are administered.   

  • In order to ensure the integrity of the examinations, copies of examinations and related materials (e.g. answer sheets, work sheets, evaluation forms) must never be corrected, shown, given to students or reviewed in their presence after a ministerial examination has been administered. This is to ensure confidentiality and equity of the evaluation in the event that it is used again for a retake, as there are a limited number of versions of examinations available. 

  • Exams will be carried in sealed envelopes or boxes and stored in a locked cabinet.   

  • Teachers will inform the student of his or her results and advise which evaluation criteria they have failed without compromising the confidentiality of the exam.  

 

3.7 Storage of WRITTEN EXAMS 

Storage location of marked exams: Locked cabinet in administrative office 

Length of time to store written exams:  three  years 

Shredding/disposal of written exams: For exams older than 3 academic school years, shredding is done annually at the end of school year by a certified company. 

 

Step 4:  Procedures FOR EVALUATION RETAKES 

 

4.1 Entitlement to retakes:  any student who fails an exam or who wants to improve his or her mark may retake the examination.   A student can only write a ministry exam the number of times an exam is available.  if THERE ARE only 3 versions available and the student has failed all 3, then they must wait until the following school year to re-write the exam.   FAILING MARKS ARE SUBMITTED. 

 

4.2 Remediation process before first, second, third retake: Students will undergo remediation in accordance with whatever competencies need to be re-evaluated.  

 

Course Structure: 

 

Course 

 

Period 

Social Phenomenon 

Hours 

Credits 

History of Québec and 

Canada: 

Origins to 1760 

HSG-4101-2 

 

Origins to 1608 

The experience of the 

Indigenous peoples and the 

colonization attempts 

 

 

 

50 

 

 

 

1608 to 1760 

The evolution of colonial 

society under French rule 

History of Québec and 

Canada: 

1760 to 1840 

HSG-4102-2 

 

1760 to 1791 

The Conquest and the change 

of empire 

 

50 

 

 

 

1791 to 1840 

The demands and struggles of 

nationhood 

Teachers responsible for preparing HAEC Standards & Procedures:  

 

School Year:  2022-2023 

 

Name(s): Martin Scheinberg   

 

Signature: _______________________________________ 

           

 

Date:  June 17, 2022 

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HULL ADULT EDUCATION CENTRE 

STANDARDS AND PROCEDURES 

FOR 

EVALUATIONS FOR CERTIFICATION 

COURSE SYLLABUS 

 

SUBJECT/DEPARTMENT: History (Sec 4) HST-4103-2 and HST-4104-2 

TEACHERS RESPONSIBLE FOR EXAM INVIGILATION: 

  Martin Scheinberg 

STANDARDS IN ORDER OF THE ASSESSMENT PROCESS1 

STEP 1:  PROCEDURES BEFORE THE EXAM 

1.1 Criteria/evidence of support for learning required for student to write the evaluation for certification:  Student must demonstrate competencies to be evaluated in the final exam THROUGH EVALUATIONS  

 

1.2 Special exam conditions2:  

The centre’s administration is authorized to implement the measures below for adults with special needs. A report analyzing the adult’s situation must be included in the adult’s file. The relevance of the measure in terms of the adult’s specific need, as recognized by the DIRECTOR OF THE CENTRE, must be indicated in the IEP. 

The adult must use this measure regularly and the adult must have been involved in the decision to use this measure.  

A tool must never perform the task for the adult.  

The adult must be continuously monitored so that it can be confirmed on his or her final copy that he or she has used the authorized measure.   

ALL STUDENTS ARE ENTITLED TO a 5 min per every hour extension of the exam regardless of IEP or NOT 

 

 

Extending the time allotted for the examination by up to one third of the time normally allowed. The examination must, however, be administered in a single day and certain arrangements must be made to ensure that the time is extended without the adult coming into contact with other adult learners during lunchtime or breaks.  

Allowing the use of Word Q to provide the adult with the necessary assistance relative to the specific needs identified in IEP. 

Allowing students to use a reading aid (e.g. voice synthesizer) and a writing aid (e.g. grammar and spelling software, word prediction software) for the ministerial examinations (including reading comprehension examinations in the language of instruction).  

Any voice recognition function must be de-activated for the duration of the examination that evaluates the writing competency.  

Allowing adults to use a computer, while respecting certain conditions: limiting Internet access (except for those examinations where such access is permitted), prohibiting communication between the different workstations on a network, providing technical assistance before and during the examination session, ensuring that documents are saved several times throughout and providing a final printed copy of the examination in 12-point font. This copy must include a footer indicating the adult’s name and permanent code, the invigilator’s name, the examination course code and the date of the examination.   

Allowing adults to use various writing implements.  

Allowing adults to give their answers using a tape recorder when Special conditions exist in the student’s IEP).  

Allowing adults to use a reading aid such as a monitor, magnifying glass or inclined reading stand. 

Allowing adults to take the examination in an isolated location, with supervision 

 

1.3 Identification of the student’s name and student number and date of EXAMINATION ON all student booklets and mark summaries of all exams.  Martin Scheinberg 

 

1.4 Student’s name MUST appear on course ATTENDANCE LIST on the date s/he writes the COURSE EXAM. Martin Scheinberg 

 

 

1.5 Sequencing of exam parts: Sequencing dependent upon specific exam instructions 

 

1.6  Prescribed time for administering exams  Dependent on the specific exam requirements 

  • Procedures to follow if exam is longer than 120 minutes: Depending on the specification of time allowed for each exam part, Evaluation for certification may be administered over two class periods.   

 

1.7  Exam only conditions, if applicable:  If formally requested, and student has acquired the competencies set as the course objectives.   

 

1.8 CONFIDENTIALITY of materials:  

  • Designated area(s) for exam writing: All competencies to be evaluated are done in immediate proximity to and direct supervision of the teacher 

 

1.9 THEFT or disappearance OF: 

ministerial exam materials:   

Should a ministerial examination be stolen, the educational institution MUST:  

  • promptly notify the person in charge of the certification of studies and administration of ministerial examinations of the situation  

  • promptly notify the director of the Direction de la sanction des études, who, after discussion with the educational institution, will decide on the immediate course of action  

  • send a written report to the director of the Direction de la sanction des études describing the causes and circumstances of the theft  

  • When a breach in confidentiality is brought to the attention of a staff member of a school or centre, use of this ministerial examination for the purposes of evaluation of learning must stop immediately. 

  • local exam materials: A written report will be sent to the Centre Director, and then the Exam will be altered.  

 

STEP 2:   Procedures DURING THE EVALUATION PROCESS 

 

2.1 AUTHORIZED materials allowed during examinations: Students can only use the Adult Booklet as well as the Resource Booklet, if applicable.   

 

2.2 USE of electronic devices and cellphones: Not Permitted unless Authorized. (See Section 1.2) 

 

2.3 Academic offences 

Cheating: When a candidate is discovered cheating or deliberately assisting another person, his or her copy is confiscated and s/he is asked to leave the room.  The fail code or mark of 0 will be transmitted to the Ministry.  The Centre will then determine whether or not, and under what conditions, the evaluation may be retaken. The student may be suspended from the Centre subject to administrative discretion.  

Plagiarism: Plagiarism will have the same consequences as cheating. 

 

 

STEP 3:  Procedures AFTER THE EVALUATION PROCESS: 

 

3.1 MATERIALS to be collected from student: All Adult booklets, resource booklets,  and notes will be collected.   

 

3.2 MARKING and recording exam results:  Exams will be marked in accordance with the rules for each examination. Correction keys (criterion-referenced rubrics) will be used in their entirety and observation and marking instructions from the examiner’s booklet will be followed.  

 

3.3 Copyright procedures for exam materials, if applicable 

 Not applicable 

 

3.4 Student performance CRITERIA (e.g. Pass/Fail; 60% OVERALL; 60% each part) 

A passing mark of 60% overall is required.  

 

3.5 Transmission of results:   

  • Deadline for transmission to office:  Within 5 working days of exam completion  

  • Format of Academic Results sheet:  HAEC “student results” template  

  • Failure: submit the mark 

  • Course Complete: Once student has completed the entire program, indicate “Course Complete” on Mark template  

  • Abandon: AD  

 

3.6 Confidentiality of results:   

Sharing of results with student:  

  • At no time will examinations (current or obsolete) be used as evaluation to support learning or as classroom practice exercises or for pretest purposes.   

  • No information related to the content of the examinations will be divulged to students before the examinations are administered.   

  • In order to ensure the integrity of the examinations, copies of examinations and related materials (e.g. answer sheets, work sheets, evaluation forms) must never be corrected, shown, given to students or reviewed in their presence after a ministerial examination has been administered. This is to ensure confidentiality and equity of the evaluation in the event that it is used again for a retake, as there are a limited number of versions of examinations available. 

  • Exams will be carried in sealed envelopes or boxes and stored in a locked cabinet.   

  • Teachers will inform the student of his or her results and advise which evaluation criteria they have failed without compromising the confidentiality of the exam.  

 

3.7 Storage of WRITTEN EXAMS 

Storage location of marked exams: Locked cabinet in administrative office 

Length of time to store written exams:  THREE YEARS 

Shredding/disposal of written exams: For exams older than 3 academic school years, shredding is done annually at the end of school year by a certified company. 

 

Step 4:  Procedures FOR EVALUATION RETAKES 

 

4.1 Entitlement to retakes:  any student who fails an exam or who wants to improve his or her mark may retake the examination.   A student can only write a ministry exam the number of times an exam is available.  if THERE ARE only 3 versions available and the student has failed all 3, then they must wait until the following school year to re-write the exam.   FAILING MARKS ARE SUBMITTED. 

 

4.2 Remediation process before first, second, third retake: Students will undergo remediation in accordance with whatever competencies need to be re-evaluated.  

 

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Course Structure 

 

 

Course 

Period 

Social Phenomenon 

Hours 

Credits 

History of Québec and 

Canada: 

1840-1945 

HST-4103-2 

1840-1896 

The formation of the canadian federal system 

 

 

 

50 

 

 

1896-1945 

Nationalism and the autonomy of canada 

History of Québec and 

Canada: 

1945 to our time 

HST-4104-2 

1945 to 1980 

The modernization of quebec and the quiet revolution 

 

50 

 

 

1980 to our time 

societal choices in contemporary quebec 

 

 

Teachers responsible for preparing HAEC Standards & Procedures:  

 

School Year:  2022-2023 

 

Name(s): Martin Scheinberg      

 

Signature: _______________________________________ 

           

 

Date:  June 17, 2022