Assessment & Reporting for Student Learn

Subject EDUC90205 (2016)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.

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

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:

January, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start 04-Jan-2016
Teaching Period 11-Jan-2016 to 22-Jan-2016
Assessment Period End 27-Apr-2016
Last date to Self-Enrol 05-Jan-2016
Census Date 29-Jan-2016
Last date to Withdraw without fail 18-Mar-2016

Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
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 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:


Ms Pam Robertson


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%

This subject has a minimum hurdle requirement of 80% attendance at all tutorials, seminars and workshops.

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): Master of Education
Master of Education
Master of Education (Educational Management)

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