This unit provides pre-service teachers (PSTs) with a comprehensive knowledge of assessment in their specialised discipline areas for teaching secondary school students in years 7-12. PSTs will develop their skills and understanding by engaging in the complete cycle of assessment within the class. They develop skills of collaboration when evaluating and analysing student data to improve future learning outcomes for students in their specialisations, as well as feedback and reporting methods. PSTs will also engage in moderation procedures of sample assessments in their specialisation area as well as reflecting on their own learning for improving assessments using a variety of education models. This content will provide graduates with the skills and capacities to participate as competent and reflective members of the teaching profession.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Links to recommended readings and resources for this unit will be provided to students via the Learning Management System (VU Collaborate).
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):