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EEE404 Assessment Practices in Adult and Vocational Education (8)

Abstract

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 Availability Modes and Location

Session 1
OnlineWagga Wagga Campus
Session 3
OnlineWagga 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

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool 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

The 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

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The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 24 November 2017. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.