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EEE308 - Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting: Primary

Offering information:

Pipelining from 2014 - for continuing students only.

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):.75
EFTSL value:0.094
Unit chair:S Webster
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

EEP302. For students enrolled in course E359.3 only

Incompatible with: EXE202, EEE202
Contact hours:

3 hours a week across class and seminar time

Content

This is the fourth of six compulsory Education Studies units in the Bachelor of Education (Primary). The purpose of this unit is to develop knowledge and understanding of the role of curriculum, assessment and reporting in realising the purposes and possibilities of schooling. This requires a thorough understanding of the processes of curriculum design, development, implementation and assessment and reporting and a critical awareness of the creative role of curriculum and assessment in empowering schools to respond to social change. The internationalisation of curriculum and a range of varying curriculum models will be also explored.

 

In preparation for school experience students will explore models of weekly, unit, and trimester program schemers. The sharing of other models used in school settings will be included in the debriefing after placement. Debriefing will also include discussion of other problematic issues raised by students.

Assessment

Assignment 1: Reflective Report. Students are to articulate their reflective responses to the readings and unit materials. (1000 words – 25%)

 

Assignment 2: Seminar Presentation. Students will work in small groups (4 members) to present a 20 minute presentation on Assessment for Learning. (1000 words – 25%)

 

Assignment 3: School Analysis. Students will collect, collate and analyse information from their teaching round to contribute to their understanding of curriculum, assessment and reporting practice in schools. (2000 words – 50%) 

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