Assessment of Student Learning

Course code TEHE6030Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Education

This course aims to contribute to the continuing improvement of participants' teaching practice through activities that focus on practical and professional approaches to university teaching and learning. Using experience-based approaches to assessment, participants will be offered the opportunity to examine their current practice and develop an appreciation of the similarities and differences between the disciplines represented in the cohort. Participants are encouraged to share their assessment strategies and tools with others in the course.

Not available in 2015

Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesUpon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Examine the purpose of assessment;
2. Evaluate a variety of assessment strategies and their potential influence on student learning;
3. Apply psychometric principles to critically evaluate assessment; and
4. Create course assessment tools based on assessment principles.
Content1. The value of assessment
2. Developing Measurable Instructional Objectives
3. Psychometric measurement: Validity, Reliability and Usability
4. Course Blueprints
5. Written Assessments (Multiple Choice, Short Answer, Restricted and Extended Response Essay
6. Performance Assessments, Portfolios and Scoring Rubrics
7. Self and Peer Assessment
Replacing Course(s)Not Applicable.
TransitionNot Applicable.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeTEHE6010 and TEHE6020
Modes of DeliveryFlexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsEmail Discussion Group
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Other: (please specify)Written Assignments
1. Development of a course assessment plan
2. Development of a teaching rubric
3. Creation of a test

All assessment items equally weighted
Contact HoursWorkshop: for 21 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentGraduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching - G Cert Pract Tertiary Teaching - 11556