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Assessment for Learning EDU203

Cradle Coast, Launceston


In this unit you are introduced to the principles of assessment of student learning, evaluation of learning programs, moderation of assessment, and reporting to education stakeholders. You will develop an understanding of various assessment, moderation, and evaluation strategies that are used to make consistent and comparable judgments to improve student learning. This unit builds on the skills and understandings developed in first year units and aims to provide opportunities to establish clear links among theoretical underpinnings of assessment, evaluation, reporting, and their applicability to professional practice


Unit name Assessment for Learning
Unit code EDU203
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Discipline Education
Coordinator Doctor Renee Morrison
Available as student elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Cradle Coast Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 11/7/2022 9/8/2022 29/8/2022 16/10/2022

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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021.

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Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate broad knowledge of strategies that can be used to evaluate teaching programs to improve student learning.
  • demonstrate an understanding of the purpose of providing timely and appropriate feedback to students about their learning.
  • conduct assessment moderation to make consistent and comparable judgements of student learning.
  • interpret student assessment data and identify implications for teaching practice.
  • apply a range of strategies for reporting achievement to students and parents/other stakeholders.
  • use a variety of communication skills to report to education stakeholders.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
070303 $498.00 $498.00 not applicable $2,108.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

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EAL102 OR EDU102 OR ESH102


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