CURRICULUM, ASSESSMENT AND REPORTING

EDU3CAR

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students use the National Curriculum as the basis for understanding the broad aims and objectives for designing curriculum. These are translated into practical and effective programs to use in the classroom. Students examine the theoretical basis for the variety of types of assessment and reporting which are an integral part of curriculum design. Assessment tools are evaluated for their effectiveness in promoting learning and informing teaching. Emphasis is placed on researching and reflecting on current assessment and reporting practices in Victorian schools.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGreg Powell

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites EDU2EOE or enrolled in course AZAAE or co-ordinator's approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsAustralian Curriculum and Assessment AuthorityRecommendedhttp://www.australiancurriculum.edu.auACAA
ReadingsTeaching: making a differenceRecommendedChurchill, R. et alWILEY: QLD
ReadingsVictorian Curriculum and Assessment AuthorityRecommendedhttp://www.vcaa.vic.edu.auVCAA

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate an understanding of the variety of ways of responding to student work, using a variety of assessment styles.

Activities:
TBE
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Explain the philosophical and psychological issues involved in assessment of students' work

Activities:
TBE
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

03. Critically evaluate the different purposes of assessment and the role of the teacher in the assessment process.

Activities:
TBE
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

04. Apply the aims and objectives of the National Curriculum to design practical, detailed curriculum for use in the classroom.

Activities:
TBE
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

05. Demonstrate knowledge of current practices of assessment and reporting in Victorial schools

Activities:
TBE
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGreg Powell

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Essay (2000-words equivalent)50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Reflective report on assessing students (2,000 words equivalent)50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05