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ULI8012 Language & Literacy Assessment - Speaking

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 : 24 May 2022

Requisites

Enrolment is not permitted if LIN8007 has been previously completed

Overview

Our primary concern as teachers is enabling our students on their learning pathway by identifying and applying the most effective strategies. Identifying these strategies is a complex and ongoing learning journey for the teacher as well. As much as we all find assessment stressful (for both students and teachers), it is unavoidable. We must have a mindset of cultivating our professional skills both in the learning and teaching sphere, as well as professional assessors. Speaking skills are foundational to the development of literacy skills. Implementing an effective speaking assessment process however can be a little daunting.

This minicourse illustrates how to construct an effective testing instrument for speaking 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 24 May 2022