Project in Assessment or Evaluation

Subject EDUC90542 (2013)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.

Credit Points: 25
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2013.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 30 hours for internal mode students. External mode students can expect a total workload of approximately 240 hours.
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: You must have successfully completed the following subject/s prior to enrolling in this subject
Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Not offered in 2013
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements: For on-campus mode 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.


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Subject Overview: This subject is designed to enable students to apply knowledge acquired in previous subjects in the Postgraduate Certificate in Assessment and Evaluation to a social or educational problem. Students apply this knowledge to a project of relevance to them in the workplace. The substantive content varies depending on the nature of the project. All students are expected to use process skills such as negotiating the project, managing information, using appropriate communication skills and being aware of political agendas amongst clients.
Objectives: Not available
Assessment: An evaluation report of approximately 8,000 words (100 per cent).
Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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Generic Skills: On completion of this subject, students will be able to:
  • Critically apply their learning of evaluation theory and practice to their own local context;
  • Plan and undertake a small scale evaluation.

Generic Skills:

On completion of this subject students should be able to:

  • undertake, under supervision, a study from planning to completion;
  • negotiate;
  • be aware of the political agenda amongst stakeholders;
  • manage information (both at collection and analysis stages);
  • use appropriate reporting skills.
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