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|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Parkville campus and online delivery
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours for internal mode students. External mode students can expect a total workload of approximately 240 hours. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Margaret L Wu
|Subject Overview:||Methods for creating, designing and developing measurement tools are explored. These tools include those used for assessment of capabilities, achievement, attitudes and preferences. The principles of scale construction and validation provide the framework for topics including domain specification and definition, assessment instrument design, validity and reliability. Use of quantitative methods, including item response theory and classical analysis to inform the development process, is covered.|
|Objectives:||Information not available|
|Assessment:||A report of 8,000 words on the design, development, administration and calibration of an assessment instrument. The report should include analyses using an item reponse modeling software, as well as interpretations of the results. (100 per cent)|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||To equip student with skills in developing and validating assessment tools.|
|Links to further information:||www.education.unimelb.edu.au|
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