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.

Availability

Session 1 (30)
Online
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 3 (90)
Online
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

HD/FL

Duration

One session

School

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.

Syllabus

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

Indicative Assessment

The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of EEE404 in Session 3 2019. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).

Item Number
Title
Value %
1
Understanding assessment
50
2
Assessment issues
10
3
Assessment practices
40

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: February 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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