Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:March, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
March, Parkville - Taught online/distance.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught online/distance.
Parkville campus and online delivery
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|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 on-campus study attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs) is obligatory. Failure to attend 80% of classes will normally result in failure in the subject.|
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Margaret Wu
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|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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