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|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
|Coordinator||Doctor Nadia Ollington|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Launceston||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 2||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- 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|
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PrerequisitesEAL102 OR EDU102 OR ESH102
|Assessment||Test or quiz (15%)|Assignment (40%)|Discussion posts (online) (45%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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