Course Title: Design and develop assessment tools

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4377 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Course Title: Design and develop assessment tools

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

TCHE5903C

City Campus

TAFE

360T Education

Face-to-Face or Internet

VE 2018 (MAR1)

Course Contact: Jo Bradford

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254347

Course Contact Email: jo.bradford@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design and to develop assessment tools used to guide the collection of quality evidence, including their application in formative, summative and recognition of prior learning (RPL) assessment. It applies to experienced practitioners responsible for the development and/or delivery of training and assessment products and services.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

TAEASS502 Design and develop assessment tools

Elements:

1. Determine the focus of the assessment tool

2. Design the assessment tool

3. Develop the assessment tool

4. Review and trial the assessment tool


Learning Outcomes

The learning outcomes for this course will enable the learner to: 

  • Determine the focus of the assessment tool
  • Design the assessment tool
  • Develop the assessment tool
  • Review and trial the assessment tool


Overview of Assessment

The unit TAEDES502 Design and develop assessment tools is holistically assessed with 3 other units within the TAE40116 qualification namely TAEASS401 Plan assessment activities and processes, TAEASS402 Assess competence and TAEASS403 Participate in assessment validation.

Assessment of these 4 units consists of   ASS Short-answer knowledge questions ASS Task 1:  Prepare for assessment and assess competence ASS Task 2:  Plan assessment activities and processes on two (2) occasions ASS Task 3:  Plan, design and develop three (3) assessment tools ASS Task 4:  Participate in validation of three (3) assessment tools ASS Task 5:  Assess competence on four (4) occasions