Enables current teachers in higher education to advance their understanding of contemporary assessment practice and advance their own practice by a critical engagement with contemporary assessment literature. Participants complete a self-directed project relating to their own higher education assessment context.
Topic 1 - Assessment for learning
Topic 2 - Designing assessment schemes
Topic 3 - Marking and feedback
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||analyse and discuss the relationship between student learning and assessment||Intellectual rigour|
|2||critically analyse contemporary issues and participate in debates about student assessment||Intellectual rigour|
|3||reflect on own assessment practices and diagnose areas requiring development||Lifelong learning|
|4||plan, implement and reflect on outcomes of a project to enhance assessment practice.||Creativity||Lifelong learning|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
|Tutorial online 1.5 hours (5 weeks)|
|(a) Project report (b) Self-reflection||50%|
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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