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