CURRICULUM AND ASSESSMENT

EDU4CAA

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this unit pre-service teachers will develop introductory knowledge of curriculum theory and of social and political influences on the development of curriculum frameworks used in schools inAustralia. Pre-service teachers will use the Australian and Victorian Curriculum frameworks as the basis for understanding the broad aims for designing curriculum and assessment programs. Pre-service teachers will use formal and informal data to diagnose and inform the effective teaching that underpins planning for teaching and learning. They will examine measurement of learning to recognise and develop teacher impact in professional experience.Theoretical frameworks for curriculum design and selection of assessment to support effective learning and planned teaching sequences will be implementedand supported by personal and professional goal setting to maximise student learning. The first stages of effective reporting on academic performance are explored. Pre-service teachers will undertake 15 days of professional experience.





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SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMichael Brown

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsAssessment and Reporting: celebrating student achievementPrescribedBrady & Kennedy, 2012PEARSON
ReadingsEmbedding Formative assessment: Practical Techniques for F-12 ClassroomsPrescribedWiliam & Leahy (2014)Hawker Brownlow
ReadingsVictorian Curriculum F-10 http://victoriancurriculum.vcaa.vic.edu.au/RecommendedVCAA, 2015VCAA
ReadingsAustralian Curriculum and Assessment Authority http://www.acara.edu.au/default.aspPrescribedACARA, 2015ACARA
ReadingsTeaching: Making a DifferenceRecommendedChurchill et al, 2011Wiley, QLD
ReadingsAssessment For Learning website: www.assessmentforlearning.edu.auRecommendedCurriculum Services Australia, 2014Curriculum Services Australia
ReadingsTeaching and Learning exchange: The NSW gateway to Primary, Secondary and TAFE teaching resources website: www.tale.edu.auRecommendedDET, 2014NSW Dept of Education and Training

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Critically examine how educational, social and political trends influence curriculum development and how these inform equitable assessment practices to support student learning

Activities:
Online material and intensive workshop over 3 week ends

02. Examine and apply assessment and feedback strategies and be able to demonstrate informal and/or formal, diagnostic, formative and summative approaches to assess student learning.

Activities:
Online material and intensive workshop over 3 week ends

03. Critically analyse the different purposes and outcomes of consistent assessment and the role of the teacher in the planning and implementation of curriculum and assessment cycles to meet the needs of diverse learners

Activities:
Online material and intensive workshop over 3 week ends

04. Apply data to inform planning for teaching to improve student-learning outcomes. Through analysis and problem solving pre-service teachers will identify and modify teaching and develop set learning goals to meet diverse learner needs

Activities:
Online material and intensive workshop over 3 week ends

05. Demonstrate research-based knowledge of the underlying principles and practices of report writing.

Activities:
Online material and intensive workshop over 3 week ends

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMichael Brown

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
Four 7.0 hours workshop per study period on weekends during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only"

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Two 2.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Zoom Sessions"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Comparison of Assessment Tasks = 2000 words50 01, 02, 03
Analysis of Data to Inform Instruction = 2000 words50 04, 05

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMichael Brown

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
Four 7.0 hours workshop per study period on weekends during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only"

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Two 2.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Zoom Sessions"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Comparison of Assessment Tasks = 2000 words50 01, 02, 03
Analysis of Data to Inform Instruction = 2000 words50 04, 05