ASSESSMENT AND CURRICULUM

EDU5AAC

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 and the challenges and complexities encountered by teachers when assessing and reporting on academic performance are explored. This subject compares and contrasts assessment and reporting strategies relevant to school education.









SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCraig Deed

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be enrolled in either of the following courses in order to undertake this subject: Masters of Teaching Secondary (EMTCS, EMTCSB, EMTCSW),Master of Teaching Primary (EMTCP, EMTCPB and EMTCPW), Master of Teaching (EMTP), Master of Teaching Secondary (EMTS), Master of Teaching Secondary (EMTSB), Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Arts Education (AZAAE), Bachelor of Science//Bachelor of Science Education (SZSSE), Bachelor of Arts/Master of Teaching (AZATS), Bachelor of Science & Masters of Teaching Secondary (SZSTS)

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsAssessment and Reporting: Celebrating Student Achievement. (4th ed.).PrescribedBrady, L., Kennedy, K. (2012)Pearson
ReadingsQuality Teaching for Quality Learning: Planning through reflectionRecommendedJulie McLeod & Ruth Reynolds (2007)Cengage Learning
ReadingsAssessment for TeachingRecommendedPatrick Griffin (Ed). (2014)Cambridge Uni Press
ReadingsA selection of readings nominated by subject coordinatorRecommendedLibrary Reading List (Currently under EDU5TEB)Library List

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

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

Activities:
Students will engage with this ILO through online learning modules, an online assessment, development report and forum tasks

02. Demonstrate how assessment results inform planning of teaching and progress learning.

Activities:
Students will engage with this ILO through online learning modules, an online assessment, and forum tasks

03. Understand how to assess student learning in regards to demonstrating understandings of assessment strategies, including informal and formal, diagnostic, formative and summative approaches in assessing student learning.

Activities:
Students will engage with this ILO through online learning modules, an online assessment, and forum tasks

04. Demonstrate the capacity to interpret student assessment data to evaluate student learning and modify teaching practice.

Activities:
Students will engage with this ILO through online learning modules, an online assessment, and forum tasks

05. Understand the social and political trends, which inform assessment practices.

Activities:
Students will engage with this ILO through online learning modules, an online assessment, and forum tasks

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2018, Week 25-29, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCraig Deed

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 25 - 29
Three 2.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 25 to week 29 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Critiquing Assessment Items: Analysis of Individual NAPLAN Data = 1200 wordsThis will be an group task undertaken during the on campus intensive20 02, 04
Analysis of Classroom Data to Inform Instruction = 2000 words40 02, 03, 04
Reporting Student Learning (20%) Online module activities (20%) Total word equivalence = 2300 word40 01, 05

Bendigo, 2018, Week 25-29, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCraig Deed

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 25 - 29
Three 2.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 25 to week 29 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Critiquing Assessment Items: Analysis of Individual NAPLAN Data = 1200 wordsThis will be an group task undertaken during the on campus intensive20 02, 04
Analysis of Classroom Data to Inform Instruction = 2000 words40 02, 03, 04
Reporting Student Learning (20%) Online module activities (20%) Total word equivalence = 2300 word40 01, 05

Melbourne, 2018, Week 25-29, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCraig Deed

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 25 - 29
Three 2.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 25 to week 29 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Critiquing Assessment Items: Analysis of Individual NAPLAN Data = 1200 wordsThis will be an group task undertaken during the on campus intensive20 02, 04
Analysis of Classroom Data to Inform Instruction = 2000 words40 02, 03, 04
Reporting Student Learning (20%) Online module activities (20%) Total word equivalence = 2300 word40 01, 05