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HS6405 - Assessment and Evaluation in Health Professional Education

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: School of Medicine & Dentistry (pre 2015)

Available to Diploma of Health Profession Education and Master of Health Professional Education only or by permission of the Head of School.

Students will explore different types of educational assessment and evaluation tools. Discuss factors that influences the reliability and validity of assessment and evaluation tools.

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the nature, purpose and principles of effective educational assessment and standard setting;
  • Describe and apply different theories, models and methods of evaluation in the health context;
  • Explain and apply different types of educational assessment including authentic assessment;
  • Compare and contrast a variety of approaches to assessment including self, peer and co-assessment and learning agreements;
  • Review and apply evaluation techniques for students, teachers and courses.
Prerequisites: HS5405 AND HS5406

Availabilities

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Louise Young, Assoc. Professor Bunmi Malau-Aduli
Lecturers: <Person not found>, Dr Robin Ray, Assoc. Professor Louise Young, Assoc. Professor Bunmi Malau-Aduli.
Workload expectations:
  • 1 hours - There will be little contact hours for this subject as it is delievered in an external format. Occasional teleconferences may be arranged by negotiation with the students.
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: marking criteria (25%); self and peer assessment (50%); evaluation (25%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Dr Robin Ray, Assoc. Professor Louise Young
Workload expectations:
  • 1 hours - There will be little contact hours for this subject as it is delievered in an external format. Occasional teleconferences may be arranged by negotiation with the students.
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: marking criteria (25%); self and peer assessment (50%); evaluation (25%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

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.