Critically examines the structures, processes and practices of assessment that are common in the vocational education and training sector, with particular emphasis on their importance in the context of recognition of prior learning. Students demonstrate advanced skills and creativity in planning, designing and developing valid and rigorous student assessment frameworks.
- The nature and function of assessment in VET
- Structures, processes and practices for assessment in VET
- Recognition of prior learning
- Grading in a competency based system
- The nature of validity and rigour in assessment
- Creative approaches to assessment
- Planning, designing and developing valid and rigorous assessment
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||discuss the nature and function of student assessment in VET||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||critically examine the structures, processes and practices of student assessment in VET||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||identify issues and propose solutions to the use of grading in a competency-based system||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||identify issues and propose solutions to the practice of recognition of prior learning||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
|5||demonstrate advanced skills and creativity in planning, designing and developing valid and rigorous student assessment frameworks.||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
|Structured online learning NA (NA)|
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