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Quality Assessment Design (EDUC90938)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeEDUC90938
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This subject examines assessment of competency in a range of educational settings from Early Childhood to Tertiary. Various approaches to the collection of assessment data are examined including tests, observation, portfolios and the development and application of rubrics. Assessment design and management processes are discussed and critiqued with respect to validity and reliability perspectives, along with the influence of key policies and central debates in this field.

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of this subject students should be able to:

  • Design objective and judgement-based assessments which prioritise reliability and validity considerations
  • Appraise the impact of design processes on the quality of assessments
  • Critique assessment quality management approaches and frameworks used within a range of educational settings from a validity and reliability perspective
  • Critique the key policies relating to quality assessment and the central debates in this field

Generic skills

  • Critical thinking and reasoning Problem solving Communication Evidence based decision making

Last updated: 6 April 2019