ASSESSMENT AND REPORTING IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

EDU3ARE

2021

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 examine assessment and evaluation as an integral part of the teaching and learning process. They also explore the use of assessment for diagnostic and curriculum development purposes.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesUnderstanding is consolidated by meeting in 'expert' groups researching the same topic prior to presenting to their group. Peer and self assessed. Investigation of Applied Learning Principles through active and hands on activities for each principle. Interview students and teachers regarding the learning, assessments and outcomes of the program. Identification and discussion of key components observed. Group brainstorms of possible Passion projects modelled and mapped to template. Experiential workshop to explore the range and impact of Specific Learning Disorders eg Dyslexia. Demonstrate understanding and application of strategies to accommodate for SLDs and Trauma  through learning activity design.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Admitted into either, EBECE, EBECB, EBECP, EBEL or EBECEO

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsEDU2ARE

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Children's learning and development: Contemporary assessment in the early years

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorMcLachan, Edwards, Margrain and McLean

Year2013

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherPALGRAVE MACMILLAN

ISBN9781420256796

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

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. Explore the various tools of assessment throughout Early Childhood Services.
02. Identify the authentic assessment and diagnostic tools utilised 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.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online Quizzes (800 word equivalent)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2

Child learning profile and interpretation (2000 word equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Dramatised Parent Interview (1700 words equivalent) Assessment task will incorporate Group work

N/AOtherGroupNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Shepparton, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online Quizzes (800 word equivalent)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2

Child learning profile and interpretation (2000 word equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Dramatised Parent Interview (1700 words equivalent) Assessment task will incorporate Group work

N/AOtherGroupNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

On-Line, 2021, Online study 1/4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Class requirements

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 19
One 1.00 h scheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 19 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 19
Two 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 19 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online Quizzes (800 word equivalent)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2

Child learning profile and interpretation (2000 word equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Dramatised Parent Interview (1700 words equivalent) Assessment task will incorporate Group work

N/AOtherGroupNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

On-Line, 2021, Online study 3/4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Class requirements

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 34 - 43
One 1.00 h scheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 34 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 34 - 43
Two 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 34 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online Quizzes (800 word equivalent)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2

Child learning profile and interpretation (2000 word equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Dramatised Parent Interview (1700 words equivalent) Assessment task will incorporate Group work

N/AOtherGroupNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

On-Line, 2021, Online study 4/4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Class requirements

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 46 - 0
One 1.00 h scheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 46 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 46 - 0
Two 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 46 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online Quizzes (800 word equivalent)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2

Child learning profile and interpretation (2000 word equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Dramatised Parent Interview (1700 words equivalent) Assessment task will incorporate Group work

N/AOtherGroupNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3