This unit examines the purpose and structure of assessment and reporting within a range of educational settings, including schools and VET. You will begin by reviewing a range of assessment types, including informal and formal, diagnostic, formative and summative, and their integration into the learning environment. You will develop an understanding of the feedback process, and develop strategies to assist the provision of timely and constructive responses to your learners. Finally, you will develop your knowledge and skills in interpreting student assessment data to evaluate student learning, identify implications for teaching practices, and prepare reports for parents/carers and other educational stakeholders.
|Unit name||Assessment and Reporting|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
|Coordinator||Doctor Nadia Ollington|
|Available as an elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- communicate an understanding of assessment principles and strategies.
- provide appropriate feedback to students about their learning.
- interpret student assessment data and identify implications for teaching practice.
- apply a range of strategies for reporting achievement to students and parents/carers/other stakeholders.
- apply professional and academic communication skills.
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|Assessment||Test (10%)|Case Study (45%)|Portfolio (45%)|
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