The University of Newcastle, Australia
Not currently offered
Course code

EDUC6204

Units

10 units

Level

6000 level

Course handbook

Description

The course will provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills to design and implement assessment practices at an intermediate level (that of a practicing educator).


Availability

Not currently offered.

This Course was last offered in Semester 2 - 2019.


Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Articulate an understanding of current knowledge about the different functions of assessment;

2. Articulate an understanding of current knowledge about the different forms of assessment;

3. Demonstrate the capacity to design assessment of different form, for different functions;

4. Analyse and critique the links between assessment, curriculum and pedagogy;

5. Design a suite of assessments for use in a real curricular context.


Content

This course introduces students to:

  1. Current state of the field knowledge about the functions of assessment;
  2. Current state of the field knowledge about the forms of assessment;
  3. Design considerations for specific assessments;
  4. An understanding of assessment as one of the message systems of learning, in relation to curriculum and pedagogy;
  5. Design considerations of assessment within a larger curriculum unit.

Assessment items

Written Assignment: Assignment 1

Written Assignment: Assignment 2