Assessment & Reporting for Student Learn

Subject EDUC90205 (2015)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.

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

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:

January, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period 07-Jan-2015 to 16-Jan-2015
Assessment Period End 29-Apr-2015
Last date to Self-Enrol 09-Jan-2015
Census Date 30-Jan-2015
Last date to Withdraw without fail 20-Mar-2015

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 36
Total Time Commitment:

340 hours

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
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 Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry.

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Subject Overview:

This subject examines judgement based assessment of competency in a range of settings from Vocational to Early Childhood. Various approaches to assessment data collection are examined including tests, observation, portfolios and the development and application of rubrics. The underlying theory is based on developmental learning and assessment. How assessment practices can be used to improve learning outcomes at individual, school, and system level are explored.

Learning Outcomes:

Develop understanding and skills in systemic assessment in education.

  • 20 minute oral presentation and supplementary written materials (6000 words) evaluating the implementation of assessment and reporting practices. Equivalent of 8000 words in total. Due approximately three months after the intensive teaching period, 80%
  • Practical task on the development of an assessment task, equivalent of 2000 words, due early semester, 20%

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.

Prescribed Texts:

Griffin, P. (Ed). (2014). Assessment for Teaching. Melbourne: Cambridge University Press.

Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Links to further information:
Related Course(s): Doctor of Education
Master of Assessment and Evaluation (Stream 150A) Coursework & Thesis A
Master of Assessment and Evaluation(Stream 150)Coursework & Major Thesis
Master of Education
Master of Education (Stream 100A) Coursework and Thesis A

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