Secondary Professional Experience 2: Assessment and Reporting - 2017

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Unit summary

MTS504

  • Level of Study: Postgraduate
  • Study load: 0.125 EFTSL
  • Delivery method: Web Dependent
  • Prerequisites: Yes
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • Government loans available: FEE-HELP
  • Availability for 2017: SP4
  • Assessment: Practicum - Prof Experience , Presentation (50%) - Learn more

Unit provided by

2017 Fees
AUD$
Domestic 2,200.00
International 2,450.00

This unit is not taking enrolments at this time due to pending availability changes.

This unit focuses on assessing, providing feedback and reporting on student learning. It will encompass the principles and purpose of effective assessment through the analysis and critique of different learning theories. The unit content and practical component connect theory and experience in an authentic setting. The overall pass requirement for the unit consists of a mark of at least 50% for the theory component and a pass for the professional experience placement.

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At the completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. research and appraise knowledge and theory of effective assessment principles and practices
  2. examine system level assessment practices
  3. create and implement a responsive assessment process which assesses, makes comparable judgements, provides feedback and reports on student learning
  4. demonstrate a theoretical understanding of effective assessment principles and practices.
  • Practicum — Prof Experience
  • Presentation (50%)
  • Report (50%)

Mandatory conditional prerequisites

You must either have successfully completed the following unit(s) before starting this unit, or currently be enrolled in the following unit(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following unit(s) to study prior to this unit:

Please note that your enrolment in this unit is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite unit(s). If you study the prerequisite unit(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this unit, your result for the prerequisite unit(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite unit(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this unit. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite unit(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this unit to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite unit(s).

If you have completed equivalent study at another university, please contact a Student Advisor for advice.

  • Broadband access
  • Other special requirement — Access to Microsoft Office or a unit approved alternative, access to video creation and editing software.

In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:

Please visit the course details page and read the Requirements tab for more information about eligibility.

This unit addresses the following topics.

NumberTopic
1What is assessment and types of assessment in schools
2Principles and practices of effective assessment
3Learning theory perspectives on assessment
4System wide assessments
5Constructing and planning for different assessment types - Formative and self-assessment
6Constructing and planning different assessment types - Summative
7Developing rubrics and marking guides
8Moderation and assessment integrity - Overview
9Moderation and assessment integrity - Making consistent and comparible judgements
10Assessment feedback
11Interpreting assessment data
12Assessment reporting
13Review and Reflection

This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:

Instructional Methods

  • Audio/Video conferencing
  • Discussion Forum/Discussion Board
  • E-Portfolios
  • Embedded Multimedia
  • Online assignment submission
  • Podcasting/Lecture capture
  • Standard Media
  • Streaming Multimedia
  • Web links

Online materials

  • Audio/Video - Streaming
  • FAQs
  • Online Assessment
  • Resources and Links

This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:

This unit may be eligible for credit towards other courses:

  1. Many undergraduate courses on offer through OUA include 'open elective' where any OUA unit can be credited to the course. You need to check the Award Requirements on the course page for the number of allowed open electives and any level limitations.
  2. In other cases, the content of this unit might be relevant to a course on offer through OUA or elsewhere. In order to receive credit for this unit in the course you will need to supply the provider institution with a copy of the Unit Profile in the approved format, which you can download here. Note that the Unit Profile is set at the start of the year, and if textbooks change this may not match the Co-Op textbook list.

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