EEE404 Assessment Practices in Adult and Vocational Education (8)

In this subject students will extend their understanding of assessment strategies and practices in the adult and vocational education context. Students will critically engage with current assessment theories and link these to their practice. The learning design for this subject is based on the principles of critical reflection on experience which leads to improved practice. The modules address the theoretical underpinning of good assessment practices in a range of adult and vocational education contexts.

Subject Outlines
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Session 1 (30)
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 3 (90)
Wagga Wagga Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: EEE404. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Education

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to explain how assessment activities operate with the AQTF;
  • be able to critically examine assessment practices within their own professional context;
  • be able to critically reflect on their own performance as an assessor in their professional setting;
  • be able to explain the issues associated with assessment practices within the adult and vocational education context; and
  • be able to articulate the professional ethical issues associated with assessment practices in the adult and vocational education context.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Principles of assessment in adult and vocational education
  • Assessment instruments and tools
  • Assessment evidence and making assessment decisions
  • Moderation of assessment
  • Assessment practices in adult and vocational education
  • Practice issues in assessment in adult and vocational education


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.