UNISA Short Course in the Design of Integrated Assessment for Learning Programmes

UNISA Short Course in the Design of Integrated Assessment for Learning Programmes

University of South Africa Short Course in the Design of Integrated Assessment for Learning Programmes

Short Course in the Design of Integrated Assessment for Learning Programmes (71021)

 

Purpose

This assessment course will enable practitioners in education and training settings or in the workplace to design outcomes-based forms of integrated assessment for learning programmes. Most teachers and trainers in the country have been trained as evaluators. The shift from evaluation to assessment has left these practitioners without any formal training in assessment. The result is a countrywide need amongst them for training in assessment.

 

Target group

The course is appropriate for any person involved in the design of integrated assessment for learning programmes in education and training settings or in the workplace.

 

Admission requirements

Senior Certificate or an equivalent NQF level 4 qualification

 

Duration

One year

 

Language medium

English

 

Registration periods

1 December to 28 February

 

Tuition method

UNISA open distance learning through a combination of tutorial letters, study guides, assignments, portfolios and scheduled workshops

 

Kind of assessment

Note:

Formative assessment and examination admission will comply with UNISA’s formative assessment rules and policies

Formative assessment:

Compulsory written assignment involving workplace-based exercises, projects and self-assessment

Summative assessment:

A portfolio of evidence of competence in designing outcomes-based assessments

Marks:

The written assignment counts 10% towards the final mark

 

Designing Integrated Assessment for Learning Programmes (CDIA01Q)
Syllabus/Content Topics
  • Design principles of outcomes – based assessment
  • Designing outcomes-based assessements
  • Developing assessment activities
  • Developing assessment quides
  • Evaluating assessment designs and guides

 

 

Course leader

Prof J M Dreyer

Centre for Community Training and Development

Office: 6-059, A J H van der Walt Building, UNISA

Tel: 012 429 4398

E-mail: Dreyejm1@unisa.ac.za

 

Programme administrator(s)

 

Tel: 012 429 4627 / 4789 / 4817

Fax: 012 429 4800 / 086 548 9968

E-mail: Ctdregistration@unisa.ac.za

to download application form:

http://www.unisa.ac.za/contents/faculties/education/docs/appli%20form%20Form96248-Tip-in%20.pdf

for more information about the centre:

http://www.unisa.ac.za/Default.asp?Cmd=ViewContent&ContentID=6391