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EDU5713 Assessment Principles and Practices

Short Description: Assessment Principles & Pract
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Teacher Education and Early Childhood
Student contribution band : National Priority - Teaching
ASCED code : 070303 - Education Studies
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 25 March 2019

Synopsis

This course address the theory and practice of assessment. Participants gain an understanding of the principles, theories and recommended practices that govern quality assessment.
Participants explore methods of assessment and distinguish between assessment, evaluation, measurement, testing and reporting. The purposes of assessment and the different frames of reference for interpreting assessment information, including norm-referenced, criterion referenced and ipsative-referenced interpretation are explored. The course
engages participants in scoping and designing and justifying an authentic assessment tool to meet learner and stakeholder needs in their professional context. Students enrolling in this course are required to have first-hand knowledge of and access to a teaching situation in school, post-compulsory, community education or training context.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2019 Online
Semester 3, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 3, 2019 Online