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ULI8011 Language and Literacy Assessment - Reading

Units : 0.25
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Education
Student contribution band : Band 1
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 23 May 2022

Requisites

Enrolment is not permitted if LIN8007 has been previously completed

Overview

Designing effective assessments is an important part of every language and literacy teachers' and assessors' toolkit. Understanding the constructs of how we think about language and reading, the processes of creating instruments that measure accurately and fairly, and embedding the principles of good assessment all contribute to good decision-making.

This minicourse illustrates how to construct an effective testing instrument for reading assessment. Students will evaluate existing theories and industry best practice, and develop their own assessment instrument. Students will then be asked to justify their design decisions.

Please be advised that this minicourse is made up of four parts please see LIN8007 for the full course specification.

Date printed 23 May 2022