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Unit of Study EDU92003 - Using Assessment Data to Improve Student Learning (2016)

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Unit Snapshot

  • Unit typeo

    PG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    12

  • AQF level

    9

  • Level of learning

    Intermediate

  • Former School/College


Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 critically analyse the political, social and cultural influences on student assessment practices
2 discuss a range of local, state, national and international imperatives and initiatives for collecting and reporting student achievement data
3 analyse comparative data from local students and from national and/or international cohorts of students
4 describe ways in which cohort data on student assessment can be understood and reported
5 devise ways to approach school improvement and professional practice, based on student assessment data, to improve student learning outcomes

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. critically analyse the political, social and cultural influences on student assessment practices
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  2. discuss a range of local, state, national and international imperatives and initiatives for collecting and reporting student achievement data
    • GA4:
  3. analyse comparative data from local students and from national and/or international cohorts of students
    • GA1:
  4. describe ways in which cohort data on student assessment can be understood and reported
    • GA1:
  5. devise ways to approach school improvement and professional practice, based on student assessment data, to improve student learning outcomes
    • GA1:
    • GA2: