How To Design and Develop Learning Assessments and Tests

How To Design and Develop Learning Assessments and Tests

Your guide to creating assessments and tests for the collection of quality evidence in the learning process | taught by Sarah Cordiner

Course description

This course (which is a module extracted from our full 'Train the Trainer and Curriculum Design' Course) will provide you with the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to design and develop assessment tools, including tools used in formative and summative assessment.

We will look at how an assessment tool can be used to guide the collection of quality evidence in an assessment process.

We will also cover the different types of assessment you could us and information about various assessment methods and the procedures that might be followed in conducting an effective, fair and quality assessment.

This module will suit anyone who wishes to create, design, develop, deliver or conduct learner quizzes, tests or assesssments of any kind; includig formal or informal.

Particular benefit will be to those involved in (or planning to be involved in) the training and assessment, or in the development of learning resources or products, such as assessors, learning resource or product developers, and training and assessment consultants.

We will Cover:

  • Understanding assessment
  • The different types and methods of assessment
  • The principles of assessment
  • Assessment conditions and requirements
  • How to prepare an assessment plan
  • How to prepare for assessments
  • Understanding assessment evidence
  • Understanding how the ‘Recognition of Prior Learning’ may affect assessment design, development and delivery
  • Understanding reasonable adjustment in assessment
  • How to develop assessment tools and instruments
  • Reviewing and upgrading assessment tools and instruments

Sarah Cordiner
Sarah Cordiner
CEO MainTraining

www.sarahcordiner.com / Entrepreneur to EDUpreneur Facebook Group





Sarah Cordiner: scordiner@maintraining.com.au

Course Curriculum

Introduction
01:07
Welcome to the course/section
Meet Your Trainer - Sarah Cordiner
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Determine the assessment approach
16:24
Overview
What is assessment?
What is the Purpose of Assessment
Types of Assessment
Assessment Requirements
The Key Principles of Assessment
ACTIVITY: What assessment Methods are Best for Your Program?
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Prepare the assessment plan
17:01
Preparing Assessments
Assessment Evidence
Categories of Evidence
Methods of Assessment
Methods of Assessment - download slides only - no video or audio
Assessing Prior Learning
Reasonable Adjustment of Assessment
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Develop assessment instruments
04:50
Assessment Tools
What Assessment Tools Include
Example of Assessment Instruments: Simulation Assessment
Adjusting Assessment Instruments
Assessment Record Keeping
Review Assessment Tools
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Module Conclusion
Next Steps
Contact Sarah
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