Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:March, Parkville - Taught on campus.
During the pre-teaching period, students are requried to read the Schedule folder on the subject's LMS site and to complete preparatory reading which can be downloaded from the Readings & Recources section of the subject's LMS site.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours |
Total Time Commitment:
|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 Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
CoordinatorDr Kerry Woods
Call: 13 MELB (13 6352)
In this subject, participants will develop a theoretical and practical understanding of the principles of assessment and reporting for students with additional needs. The emphasis will be on data collection, its purpose, and strengths and weaknesses of various approaches that are consistent with practice in Victorian schools.
Participants will learn about the interpretation and use of different forms of data to support decisions about learning programs for students with additional needs. Data derived from both informal and formal methods of assessment will be considered, including classroom observation and work samples, large scale testing programs, and specialist assessments. Participants will develop skills in evaluating different forms of assessment and reporting in terms of their usefulness to inform classroom practice.
Links between assessment and curriculum will be examined, and connected to evidence-based decision making and developmental frameworks. The importance and use of various approaches to gathering evidence, interpretation of developmental frameworks, and reporting will be examined and practised. Skills in combining evidence of learning to form assessment for teaching, recording and reporting purposes will be developed.
Upon completion of this subject, participants will be able to:
There are three assessment tasks:
Attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs/online classes) is obligatory. Failure to attend 80% of classes will normally result in failure in the subject.
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Griffin, P. (2014). Assessment for Teaching. Cambridge University Press.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject participants will have the knowledge, skills and understanding to enable them to:
|Links to further information:||http://www.education.unimelb.edu.au/|
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