ASSESSMENT AND CURRICULUM

EDU5AAC

2021

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.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRebecca Miles-Keogh

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesStudents will engage with this ILO through online learning modules, an online assessment, development report and forum tasks

Capstone subjectNo

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

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

First Steps with SOLO Taxonomy - Applying the model in your classroom.

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorHook, P.

Year2016

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherEssential Resources

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Embedded Formative Assessment

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorWiliam, D

Year2017

Edition/Volume2nd

PublisherSolution Tree

ISBN9781945349225

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Assessment and Reporting: Celebrating Student Achievement

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorBrady, L., Kennedy, K.

Year2018

Edition/Volume5th

PublisherPearson

ISBN9781488615863

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Understanding Curriculum: The Australian Context

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorWebster & Ryan

Year2019

Edition/Volume2nd edition

PublisherCambridge University Press: Port Melbourne Australia

ISBN9781108552875

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Visible Learning for Teachers. Chapter 7. The Flow of the lesson: The Place of Feedback.

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorHattie, J.

Year2012

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherRoutledge

ISBN9780415690157

Chapter/article titleThe Flow of the lesson: The Place of Feedback

Chapter/issue7

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Working inside the Black Box: Assessment for learning in the Classroom Black

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorBlack, P.

Year2004

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherSAGE

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationdoi.org/10.1177/003172170408600105

10 MindFrames for Visible Learning

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorHattie, J; Zierer, K .

Year2018

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherRoutledge

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Assessment for Teaching

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorPatrick Griffin

Year2017

Edition/Volume2nd

PublisherCambridge Uni Press

ISBN9781316640739

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. Critically demonstrate an awareness of the research-based knowledge and underlying principles and practices of curriculum and assessment.
02. Developing and applying an understanding of how assessment informs curriculum planning and student learning.
03. Analyse formative and summative assessment as teaching and learning tools and critically evaluate their application to practice
04. Compare and analyse major social and political trends and philosophies in curriculum and assessment thinking.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Winter semester, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRebecca Miles-Keogh

Class requirements

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 25 - 28
Three 7.00 h scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 25 to week 28 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 25 - 28
One 6.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 25 to week 28 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Formative assessment strategies (1000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3

Reporting on Student Learning - case study (2000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Critical curriculum analysis (2000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO4

Basic Key Skills Builder (bksb) ENGLISH

N/AOtherIndividualYes0

Bendigo, 2021, Winter semester, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRebecca Miles-Keogh

Class requirements

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 25 - 28
Three 7.00 h scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 25 to week 28 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 25 - 28
One 6.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 25 to week 28 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Formative assessment strategies (1000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3

Reporting on Student Learning - case study (2000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Critical curriculum analysis (2000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO4

Basic Key Skills Builder (bksb) ENGLISH

N/AOtherIndividualYes0

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Winter semester, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRebecca Miles-Keogh

Class requirements

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 25 - 28
Three 7.00 h scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 25 to week 28 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 25 - 28
One 6.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 25 to week 28 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Formative assessment strategies (1000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3

Reporting on Student Learning - case study (2000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Critical curriculum analysis (2000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO4

Basic Key Skills Builder (bksb) ENGLISH

N/AOtherIndividualYes0

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Week 08-23, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRebecca Miles-Keogh

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 9 - 9
One 8.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 9 to week 9 and delivered via face-to-face.
The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only.

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 8 - 23
Six 1.00 h scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 8 to week 23 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 8 - 23
One 5.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 8 to week 23 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Formative assessment strategies (1000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3

Reporting on Student Learning - case study (2000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Critical curriculum analysis (2000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO4

Basic Key Skills Builder (bksb) ENGLISH

N/AOtherIndividualYes0

Bendigo, 2021, Week 08-23, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRebecca Miles-Keogh

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 9 - 9
One 8.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 9 to week 9 and delivered via face-to-face.
The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only.

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 8 - 23
Six 1.00 h scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 8 to week 23 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 8 - 23
One 5.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 8 to week 23 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Formative assessment strategies (1000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3

Reporting on Student Learning - case study (2000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Critical curriculum analysis (2000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO4

Basic Key Skills Builder (bksb) ENGLISH

N/AOtherIndividualYes0

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 08-23, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRebecca Miles-Keogh

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 9 - 9
One 8.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 9 to week 9 and delivered via face-to-face.
The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only.

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 8 - 23
Six 1.00 h scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 8 to week 23 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 8 - 23
One 5.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 8 to week 23 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Formative assessment strategies (1000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3

Reporting on Student Learning - case study (2000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Critical curriculum analysis (2000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO4

Basic Key Skills Builder (bksb) ENGLISH

N/AOtherIndividualYes0