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EXE202 - Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting

Offering information:

Pipelining from 2014 - for continuing students only.

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2 Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Warrnambool

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:(For continuing students enrolled in courses D344, D347, E359, E377 only or equivalent – students commencing 2007 or later should take unit EEE202 or EEE308 (for E359 students))
Unit chair:J Campbell
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

EAX202, EAX405, EXE504, EEE202, EEE308, EEE504

Contact hours: 4 hours a week across class and seminar time

Content

This unit seeks to develop the students' knowledge of the role of curriculum in realising the purposes and possibilities of schooling. This requires a thorough understanding of the processes of curriculum design, development, implementation and evaluation and a critical awareness of the creative role of curriculum in empowering schools to respond to social change. The unit will introduce students to theoretical understandings, major debates and current constructions of curriculum, assessment and reporting in Victoria and other countries. Through a focus on Victoria this unit will equip students to develop understanding about curriculum in schools, assessment practices and reporting procedures. This unit provides opportunities to focus on curriculum and schools across global and local contexts.

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%)

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$769$615$2452$2612

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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