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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject introduces students to the theories and strategies for developing authentic assessment and reporting in early childhood education. Students will examine assessment and evaluation as an integral part of the teaching and learning process. Students will also explore the use of assessment for diagnostic and curriculum development purposes.


Credit points15

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Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

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Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Demonstrate awareness of the purpose of assessment, skills of analysis and reporting techniques used throughout Early Childhood Education
02. Identify the authentic assessment and diagnostic tools used locally for assessing and reporting in Early Childhood Education.
03. Demonstrate quality observations and documentation to monitor, interpret, plan for and reflect upon a child's interests, emerging development, thinking styles, social interactions, emotional status, physical abilities and capabilities.

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