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Unit details

ETP401 - Assessment: Ways of Knowing Learners

Year

2015 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1:  Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Warrnambool

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:J Lang
Campus contact:

J Lang (Burwood (Melbourne))

E El Hachem (Waurn Ponds (Geelong))

V Stevens (Warrnambool)

Prerequisite:

Students must have passed four units in ETP101, ETP102, ETP201, ETP301, ETP302, ETS301, ETS302

Corequisite:

Students must be enrolled in course E359

Incompatible with:

EEP401

Contact hours:

1 X 1 hour Class per week, 1 X 2 hour Seminar per week.

Practicum: Students will be required to complete a 10 and 15 day teaching practicum.

Note:

Students must pass all components of this unit in order to progress to the next ETP unit in the professional education sequence.

Content

The unit will engage students in:

  • Design and critique of the range of assessment processes including use of criteria and rubrics within primary schools
  • Critical positioning of assessment tasks in local curriculum contexts.
  • Pedagogical readings of assessment applications in schools
  • Analysis of student responses to assessment tasks
  • Analysis of data generated from national and international assessment protocols

This unit includes compulsory days professional experience. During these days the pre-service teacher will:

  • undertake an orientation to the school environment.
  • plan, incorporate and evaluate assessment principles in their pedagogical and curriculum practices. 
  • teach whole class for at least two lessons a day leading to teaching at least 3 whole days
  • attend meetings including a School Council meeting, be involved in yard duty, school activities and any opportunities for engagement with the broader school community.
  • attend and participate in parent/teacher (/student) interviews.
  • keep a journal (electronic and/or hardcopy) in which evidence of their planning, observations, collected documents, participation in school activities and reflections are kept.  Pre-service teachers will be expected to share their journal with their supervising teachers and appropriate University teaching staff.

Assessment

AT1 Diversity in Assessment: Analysing Functions & Roles 40% or equivalent to 1600 words

AT2: Designing Assessment for Learning 60%, equivalent to 2400 words

 

Hurdle requirement:   Assessing the Professional Experience

For students enrolled in School of Education courses, the professional experience component is assessed primarily by the class-based teacher who advises the Unit Chair. Satisfactory completion of the Professional Experience component is compulsory in order for the student to progress.

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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