ASSESSMENT AND REPORTING

EDU4RA

2014

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 currently used in Victorian schools. A focus in this subject is experiential learning.

FacultyFaculty of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDona Martin

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. (3rd ed.)PrescribedClay, M. (2013)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

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2014, All Year, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDona Martin

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar
Four 1.0 days lecture/seminar per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus online learning and independent study"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Debates on topics related to assessment and reporting and associated online and lecture tasks40
Practical Assignment (Inc. Interviews, Surveys & Presentation)60

Mildura, 2014, Week 16-35, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDeborah Neal

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 16 - 23
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 16 to week 23 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 16 - 23
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 16 to week 23 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus online learning"

Tutorial Week: 33 - 35
One 3.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 33 to week 35 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Debates on topics related to assessment and reporting and associated online and lecture tasks40
Practical Assignment (Inc. Interviews, Surveys & Presentation)60