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ED3197 - Improving Student Learning and Professional Practice: Using data and evidence (Primary)

Credit points: 6
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

Limited offering available only to RATEP students

This subject draws on foundation knowledge of assessment of and for learning developed in Year 2 and 3 curriculum based subjects of this course. In this subject, Pre-service Teachers (PSTs) look at the broad range of data and evidence available to teachers to inform planning for learning at a class, cluster, or whole school level. Sources of data and evidence will be critically scrutinized to inform choices of data/evidence and knowledge of sophisticated analysis and synthesis of multiple sources will be developed. This will include knowledge of moderation procedures (developed and applied) to ensure that issues impacting on consistent application and interpretation of standards is understood. Attention will be given to requirements for recording and storing information securely and using information ethically and within legislative and regulatory requirements. Finally, PST will use data to communicate with a range of stakeholders, including parents and carers, regarding the progression of student learning.

Learning Outcomes

  • describe, justify and use quantitative and qualitative sources of data and evidence to inform planning for improved individual, class, cluster and whole school/centre learning;
  • collect, record and effectively analyse single sources of data and synthesise analysis of multiple data and evidence sources within ethical, legislative and regulatory requirements;
  • demonstrate knowledge of assessment processes such as moderation to ensure the consistent interpretation and application of standards and inform pedagogical decision-making;
  • reflect on and communicate understandings of data to diverse stakeholders, including colleagues and parents;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of policy and research, as relevant to the context of schooling in Queensland, of effective assessment and practices of data usage.

Subject Assessment

  • Sample Report Comments. Presentation (10%), letter/memorandum (10%) - (20%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Portfolio - (40%) - Group & Individual
  • Collecting and analysing data. Professional conversation (15%), reflection/reflective task (25%) - (40%) - Individual.

Special Assessment Requirements

Students must pass all assessment to pass the subject. Resubmission may be permitted for one assessment task only. The completion of the required consecutive 15 days of Professional Experience and submission of a Satisfactory grading - Minimum of Developing Adequately in all descriptors on the Professional Experience Report is a requirement to pass this subject. Attendance at Professional Experience Briefings is an essential component of Professional Experience preparation.

Prerequisites: ED1492 AND ED3442
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
ED4190

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 6 credit point subject is approximately 260 hours.

  • 13 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 26 hours workshops
  • 2 hours - Professional experience briefing
  • 15 days professional Experience
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Mixed attendance, Study Period 2
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Face to face teaching (Online collaborate tutorial attendance at RATEP Sites within the Study Period dates as scheduled)
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 6 credit point subject is approximately 260 hours.

  • 28 hours - online engagement including 2 hours Professional experience briefing
  • 13 hours online collaboration sessions
  • 15 days professional Experience
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 6 credit point subject is approximately 260 hours.

  • 13 hours lectures (didactic or interactive)
  • 26 hours workshops
  • 2 hours - Professional experience briefing
  • 15 days professional Experience
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.