ASSESSMENT AND REPORTING IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

EDU3ARE

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject introduces students to the theories and strategies for developing authentic assessment and reporting in early childhood education. Students examine assessment and evaluation as an integral part of the teaching and learning process. They also explore the use of assessment for diagnostic and curriculum development purposes.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGinette Cook

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites EDU1IEC

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsChildren's learning and development: Contemporary assessment in the early yearsPrescribedMcLachan, Edwards, Margrain and McLean, 2013PALGRAVE MACMILLAN

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Explore the various tools of assessment throughout Early Childhood Services.

Activities:
Lectures, workshops plus online material and tasks
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

02. Identify the authentic assessment and diagnostic tools utilized locally for assessing and reporting in Early Childhood Education.

Activities:
Lectures, workshops plus online material and tasks
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

03. Demonstrate quality observations and documentation to monitor, interpret, plan for, and reflect upon a child's interests, emerging development, thinking styles, social interactions, emotional status, physical abilities and capabilities.

Activities:
Lectures, workshops plus online material and tasks
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGinette Cook

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop
One 2.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus one hour of online learning per week"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online Quizzes (800 word equivalent)20 01, 02
Child learning profile and interpretation (2000 word equivalent)40 01, 02, 03
Dramatised Parent Interview (1750 words equivalent)Assessment task will incorporate Group work40 01, 02, 03

Online, 2018, Online Study 1/4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGinette Cook

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 19
Three 1.0 hours scheduled online class per week from week 10 to week 19 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online Quizzes (800 word equivalent)20 01, 02
Child learning profile and interpretation (2000 word equivalent)40 01, 02, 03
Dramatised Parent Interview (1750 words equivalent)Assessment task will incorporate Group work40 01, 02, 03