ASSESSMENT AND CURRICULUM

EDU5AAC

2020

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-ordinatorRebecca Miles-Keogh

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

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.).RecommendedBrady, L., Kennedy, K. (2012)Pearson
ReadingsAssessment for TeachingRecommendedPatrick Griffin (Ed). (2014)Cambridge Uni Press
ReadingsWorking inside the Black Box: Assessment for learning in the Classroom BlackRecommendedBlack, P. (2004)SAGE
ReadingsVisible Learning for Teachers. Chapter 7. The Flow of the lesson: The Place of Feedback.RecommendedHattie, J. (2012)Routledge
ReadingsEmbedded Formative AssessmentRecommendedWiliam, D (2011)Solution Tree
ReadingsFirst Steps with SOLO Taxonomy - Applying the model in your classroom.RecommendedHook, P. (2016)Essential Resources
Readings10 MindFrames for Visible LearningRecommendedHattie, J; Zierer, K . (2018)Routledge

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Critically demonstrate an awareness of the research-based knowledge and underlying principles and practices of curriculum and assessment.

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

02. Developing and applying an understanding of how assessment informs curriculum planning and student learning.

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

03. Analyse formative and summative assessment as teaching and learning tools and critically evaluate their application to practice

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

04. Compare and analyse major social and political trends and philosophies in curriculum and assessment thinking.

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, 2020, Week 25-29, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRebecca Miles-Keogh

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 25 - 29
Six 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 25 to week 29 and delivered via online.

Scheduled Online Class Week: 25 - 29
Five 1.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 25 to week 29 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Formative assessment strategies (1000 words)20 02, 03
Reporting on Student Learning - case study (2000 words)40 01, 02, 03
Critical curriculum analysis (2000 words) 40 01, 04
Basic Key Skills Builder (bksb) ENGLISHHurdle Task: Master of Teaching (Secondary) students will need to be WORKING AT LEVEL 5 in English by the end of this subject.

Albury-Wodonga, 2020, Week 30-44, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRebecca Miles-Keogh

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 44
One 4.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 44 and delivered via online.

Lecture Week: 30 - 30
One 3.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 30 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only. Classes will be held on 23/07"

WorkShop Week: 30 - 30
One 5.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 30 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only. Classes will be held on 23/07"

Scheduled Online Class Week: 30 - 44
Six 1.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 44 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Formative assessment strategies (1000 words)20 02, 03
Reporting on Student Learning - case study (2000 words)40 01, 02, 03
Critical curriculum analysis (2000 words) 40 01, 04
Basic Key Skills Builder (bksb) ENGLISHHurdle Task: Master of Teaching (Secondary) students will need to be WORKING AT LEVEL 5 in English by the end of this subject.

Albury-Wodonga, 2020, Week 09-21, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRebecca Miles-Keogh

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 09 - 09
One 3.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 09 to week 09 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only. Classes will be held on 25/2."

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 21
One 4.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 09 - 09
One 5.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 09 to week 09 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only. Classes will be held on 25/2."

Scheduled Online Class Week: 09 - 21
Six 1.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on weekdays from week 09 to week 21 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Formative assessment strategies (1000 words)20 02, 03
Reporting on Student Learning - case study (2000 words)40 01, 02, 03
Critical curriculum analysis (2000 words) 40 01, 04
Basic Key Skills Builder (bksb) ENGLISHHurdle Task: Master of Teaching (Secondary) students will need to be WORKING AT LEVEL 5 in English by the end of this subject.

Albury-Wodonga, 2020, Week 25-32, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRebecca Miles-Keogh

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 25 - 32
One 6.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 25 to week 32 and delivered via online.
"This is for Nexus student only. All Nexus students are required to attend the Melbourne campus for this intensive class"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Formative assessment strategies (1000 words)20 02, 03
Reporting on Student Learning - case study (2000 words)40 01, 02, 03
Critical curriculum analysis (2000 words) 40 01, 04
Basic Key Skills Builder (bksb) ENGLISHHurdle Task: Master of Teaching (Secondary) students will need to be WORKING AT LEVEL 5 in English by the end of this subject.

Bendigo, 2020, Week 25-29, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRebecca Miles-Keogh

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 25 - 29
Six 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 25 to week 29 and delivered via online.

Scheduled Online Class Week: 25 - 29
Five 1.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 25 to week 29 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Formative assessment strategies (1000 words)20 02, 03
Reporting on Student Learning - case study (2000 words)40 01, 02, 03
Critical curriculum analysis (2000 words) 40 01, 04
Basic Key Skills Builder (bksb) ENGLISHHurdle Task: Master of Teaching (Secondary) students will need to be WORKING AT LEVEL 5 in English by the end of this subject.

Bendigo, 2020, Week 30-44, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRebecca Miles-Keogh

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 44
One 4.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 44 and delivered via online.

Lecture Week: 30 - 30
One 3.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 30 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only. Classes will be held on 23/07"

WorkShop Week: 30 - 30
One 5.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 30 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only. Classes will be held on 23/07"

Scheduled Online Class Week: 30 - 44
Six 1.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 44 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Formative assessment strategies (1000 words)20 02, 03
Reporting on Student Learning - case study (2000 words)40 01, 02, 03
Critical curriculum analysis (2000 words) 40 01, 04
Basic Key Skills Builder (bksb) ENGLISHHurdle Task: Master of Teaching (Secondary) students will need to be WORKING AT LEVEL 5 in English by the end of this subject.

Bendigo, 2020, Week 09-21, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRebecca Miles-Keogh

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 09 - 09
One 3.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 09 to week 09 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only. Classes will be held on 25/2."

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 21
One 4.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 09 - 09
One 5.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 09 to week 09 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only. Classes will be held on 25/2."

Scheduled Online Class Week: 09 - 21
Six 1.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 09 to week 21 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Formative assessment strategies (1000 words)20 02, 03
Reporting on Student Learning - case study (2000 words)40 01, 02, 03
Critical curriculum analysis (2000 words) 40 01, 04
Basic Key Skills Builder (bksb) ENGLISHHurdle Task: Master of Teaching (Secondary) students will need to be WORKING AT LEVEL 5 in English by the end of this subject.

Bendigo, 2020, Week 25-32, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRebecca Miles-Keogh

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 25 - 32
One 6.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 25 to week 32 and delivered via online.
"This is for Nexus student only. All Nexus students are required to attend the Melbourne campus for this intensive class"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Formative assessment strategies (1000 words)20 02, 03
Reporting on Student Learning - case study (2000 words)40 01, 02, 03
Critical curriculum analysis (2000 words) 40 01, 04
Basic Key Skills Builder (bksb) ENGLISHHurdle Task: Master of Teaching (Secondary) students will need to be WORKING AT LEVEL 5 in English by the end of this subject.

Melbourne, 2020, Week 25-29, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRebecca Miles-Keogh

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 25 - 29
Six 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 25 to week 29 and delivered via online.

Scheduled Online Class Week: 25 - 29
Five 1.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 25 to week 29 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Formative assessment strategies (1000 words)20 02, 03
Reporting on Student Learning - case study (2000 words)40 01, 02, 03
Critical curriculum analysis (2000 words) 40 01, 04
Basic Key Skills Builder (bksb) ENGLISHHurdle Task: Master of Teaching (Secondary) students will need to be WORKING AT LEVEL 5 in English by the end of this subject.

Melbourne, 2020, Week 30-44, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRebecca Miles-Keogh

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 44
One 4.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 44 and delivered via online.

Lecture Week: 30 - 30
One 3.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 30 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only. Classes will be held on 23/07"

WorkShop Week: 30 - 30
One 4.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 30 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only. Classes will be held on 23/07"

Scheduled Online Class Week: 30 - 44
Six 1.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 44 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Formative assessment strategies (1000 words)20 02, 03
Reporting on Student Learning - case study (2000 words)40 01, 02, 03
Critical curriculum analysis (2000 words) 40 01, 04
Basic Key Skills Builder (bksb) ENGLISHHurdle Task: Master of Teaching (Secondary) students will need to be WORKING AT LEVEL 5 in English by the end of this subject.

Melbourne, 2020, Week 09-21, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRebecca Miles-Keogh

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 09 - 09
One 3.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 09 to week 09 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only. Classes will be held on 25/2."

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 21
One 4.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 09 - 09
One 5.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 09 to week 09 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only. Classes will be held on 25/2."

Scheduled Online Class Week: 09 - 21
Six 1.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 09 to week 21 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Formative assessment strategies (1000 words)20 02, 03
Reporting on Student Learning - case study (2000 words)40 01, 02, 03
Critical curriculum analysis (2000 words) 40 01, 04
Basic Key Skills Builder (bksb) ENGLISHHurdle Task: Master of Teaching (Secondary) students will need to be WORKING AT LEVEL 5 in English by the end of this subject.

Melbourne, 2020, Week 25-32, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRebecca Miles-Keogh

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 25 - 32
One 6.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 25 to week 32 and delivered via online.
"This is for Nexus student only. All Nexus students are required to attend the Melbourne campus for this intensive class"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Formative assessment strategies (1000 words)20 02, 03
Reporting on Student Learning - case study (2000 words)40 01, 02, 03
Critical curriculum analysis (2000 words) 40 01, 04
Basic Key Skills Builder (bksb) ENGLISHHurdle Task: Master of Teaching (Secondary) students will need to be WORKING AT LEVEL 5 in English by the end of this subject.