ASSESSMENT AND REPORTING

EDU4RA

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The emphasis in this subject is on the types of assessment and reporting used in Australian schools to inform teaching, reflect on and monitor student progress and measure student achievement. The theoretical frameworks guiding choice of, and types of, assessment and reporting are examined with specific focus on literacy and numeracy. Students become familiar with, and have opportunity to use, the key numeracy and literacy assessment and reporting tools currrently used in Victorian schools. A focus in this subject is experiential learning.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

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

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites EDU2TE and EDU3TM

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjects EDU4LFA or EDU4NFA

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsAn observation survey of early literacy achievement. (2nd ed.)PrescribedClay, M. (2002)PORTSMOUTH, N.H.: HEINEMANN
ReadingsDeveloping early literacy. Ch.6,pp.168-170, 224-225RecommendedHill, S. (2006).AUSTRALIA: ELEANOR CURTAIN.
ReadingsEnglish Online InterviewRecommendedDEECD (2013)ONLINE
ReadingsLiteracy. Ch. 8, 17.RecommendedWinch, G., Johnston, R.R., March, P., Ljungdahl & Holliday, M. (2006)AUSTRALIA: OXFORD
ReadingsMathematics Online InterviewRecommendedDEECD (2013)ONLINE
ReadingsTeaching Primary Mathematics, 4th edition.RecommendedBooker, G., Bond, D., Briggs, J., Sparrow, L. & Swan, P. (2010)AUSTRALIA: PEARSON

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Report on the typical stages of intellectual development within literacy and numeracy.

Activities:
Online module and practical task
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Structure compelling argument/s to define, discuss and defend particular points of view.

Activities:
Online module and practical task
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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

Activities:
Online module and practical task
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Demonstrate how assessment results inform planning of teaching and to progress student learning.

Activities:
Online module and practical task
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

05. Demonstrate strong knowledge of the links between outcomes and assessment.

Activities:
Online module and practical task
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Week 21-46, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 21 - 46
Nine 3.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 21 to week 46 and delivered via online.
"Online Modules"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Assessment in an international and national context (online) (400 words equivalent)online10 03, 04
Assessment at a school level (online) (1250 words equivalent)online30 01, 02, 03, 04
Practical Assignment (2500 words equivalent)requires working with 2-3 students60 01, 03, 04, 05

Mildura, 2018, Week 21-46, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCindy Tassone

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 21 - 46
Nine 3.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 21 to week 46 and delivered via online.
"Online Modules"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Assessment in an international and national context (online) (400 words equivalent)online10 03, 04
Assessment at a school level (online) (1250 words equivalent)online30 01, 02, 03, 04
Practical Assignment (2500 words equivalent)requires working with 2-3 students60 01, 03, 04, 05