ED621 Ecology and Management of Learning Environments: Professional Experience 1B
A combination of 6 units from the student’s Major and Minor


ED631 Curriculum, Assessment and Data: School Observation (5 days)

Learning Outcomes

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

Unit Description

This unit complements ES620 Secondary Specialisation 1: Curriculum and Pedagogy and expands on ED631 Curriculum, Assessment and Data: School Observation (5 days) by exploring various strategies that you can use to sample thinking, understanding and skill competence of your students on the topics being taught as part of your specialised learning area. The unit will explore various strategies for probing understanding, how to interpret data and importantly how to provide effective (formative) feedback for promoting further learning in the teaching/learning cycle and modify teaching practices. The unit will also cover common summative assessment used in your specialist area and how to report achievements in reports to parents/carers.

Students will be assigned an experienced teacher in their specialist area to mentor them in the processes of assessment in their specialist area, particularly in practising assessment and moderation.

APST 5: Assess, provide feedback and report on student learning APST 4:5 Demonstrate a capacity to interpret student assessment to evaluate student learning and modify teaching practices


Unit offerings

Face to face: (Every 2nd Year (Odd), Semester 1)

Please note

The Unit Offerings listed above are a guide only and the timetable for any year is the final authority. The College may vary offerings based on demand, regulatory requirements, continual improvement processes or other conditions.

This unit may be available in different modes of delivery i.e. online and face-to-face as listed above. The unit content will not differ between these modes of delivery. There will possibly be a difference in the schedule and/or the prescribed assessment tasks, however both will cover and assess the same content.