Examines the role that assessment and reporting plays in the classroom curriculum. The unit investigates relevant theory underpinning the practical application and use of assessment and reporting in modern classrooms and specifically explores the concepts, issues, concerns and techniques associated with assessment, evaluation and reporting of school achievement.
- Features an examination of the learning design process and the location of assessment and reporting within.
- Features of outcomes-based approaches to teaching and learning, particularly as implemented in NSW and Queensland primary schools.
- Descriptions and examinations of assessment and reporting policies, practices and principles at the State/national, school and classroom levels.
- Features of assessment and reporting in contemporary primary classroom.
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||demonstrate an understanding of the purposes of assessment, evaluation and reporting of student achievement||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|2||demonstrate an understanding of significant issues, techniques, assessment strategies, tools and practices and recording of evidence and reporting procedures associated with assessment and reporting||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||design an assessment and reporting regime so as to ascertain the extent of student learning||Intellectual rigour||Communication and social skills|
|4||demonstrate an understanding of the principles of learning design and its role in assessment and reporting.||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2016 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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