Provides a student-focused strategy aimed at developing curriculum and assessment design skills that positively impact on learning and on teaching. Principles and practices for using (school) student assessment results to reflect on teaching and to inform planning are emphasised. The unit enables students to consider emerging pedagogies, the design of learning spaces, new media and virtual learning.
Module 1: Curriculum design development
- Understanding curriculum
- Aligning curriculum with pedagogy
- Aligning curriculum with assessment
Module 2: Assessment and reporting
- Understanding assessment
- Assessment for learning, assessment of learning
- Feedback, record keeping and reporting learning
Module 3: Emerging pedagogies
- Learning spaces
- New media and ICT
- Virtual learning
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||explain the relationship between curriculum, pedagogy and assessment and make planning decisions to produce coherent curriculum structures||Intellectual rigour||Lifelong learning|
|2||demonstrate knowledge of the link between outcomes and assessment strategies and evaluate a range of strategies to assess student achievement of learning outcomes||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||demonstrate an understanding of the principles and practices for using student assessment results to reflect on lesson sequences and inform further planning of teaching and learning||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||discuss the significance of emerging pedagogies for effective learning and demonstrate the importance of learning environments that enable students to learn in a variety of ways that best fulfil their needs||Lifelong learning|
|5||apply a range of teaching strategies, including ICT and new media to develop higher order thinking and problem solving skills.|
- Churchill, R, Ferguson, P, Godinho, S, Johnson, N, Keddie, A, Letts, W et al. , 2013, Teaching: Making a difference, 2nd edn, John Wiley & Sons Australia, Ltd, Milton, QLD.
- Churchill, R, Ferguson, P, Godinho, S, Johnson, N, Keddie, A, Letts, W et al. , 2013, Teaching: Making a difference, 2nd edn, John Wiley & Sons Australia Ltd, Milton, QLD.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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