OLTC20002 - Assessment for Learning

General Information

Unit Synopsis

This unit will enhance your understanding of current assessment practices drawing on relevant policies and theories. You will consider the crucial role that assessment has on student learning and student engagement. You will reflect upon your own assessment practices and evaluate their efficiency and effectiveness based on scholarly review. You will examine the suitability of a range of assessment strategies across a variety of learning environments.

Details

Level Postgraduate
Unit Level 8
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band 1
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

Pre-requisite: OLTC20003 Nature of Learning and Teaching or OLTC20005 Adult Learning in Practice

Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).

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Unit Availabilities from Term 2 - 2019

Term 2 - 2019 Profile
Online

Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 6-credit Postgraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.

Assessment Tasks

Assessment Task Weighting
1. Written Assessment 0%
2. Written Assessment 0%

This is a pass/fail (non-graded) unit. To pass the unit, you must pass all of the individual assessment tasks shown in the table above.

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Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Source: Unit Evaluation
Feedback
The videos from assorted lecturers were great and very informative.
Recommendation
Explore the opportunity to add more of these videos in the future
Action Taken
A range of videos were included in the unit resources to support student learning.
Source: Student evaluation
Feedback
Issues with getting collegial feedback (as required in assessment tasks).
Recommendation
Googledocs will be set up as a means of supporting student feedback.
Action Taken
Nil.
Source: Student evaluation
Feedback
Modelling of assessment design and support deemed valuable.
Recommendation
Maintain system of assessment design and support and update when appropriate.
Action Taken
Nil.
Unit learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  1. Evaluate assessment design based on relevant theories, policies and practices
  2. Develop authentic assessment tasks appropriate to the learning environment
  3. Design assessment tasks that are informed by scholarship and policy
  4. Reflect on the influence that assessment and feedback have on student learning.

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Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes
Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4
1 - Written Assessment
2 - Written Assessment
Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes
Advanced Level
Professional Level
Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4
1 - Knowledge
2 - Communication
4 - Research
5 - Self-management
6 - Ethical and Professional Responsibility
7 - Leadership
Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Graduate Attributes
Advanced Level
Professional Level
Assessment Tasks Graduate Attributes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
1 - Written Assessment
2 - Written Assessment