‘Assessment of Student Learning’ is delivered online to offer maximum flexibility. It comprises four units studied on a part-time basis. It can be completed in a twelve-month period or extended over a period of up to three years.
Assessment to Promote Learning
Unit 1 GCEASLAPL
Develop an in-depth understanding of the purpose and importance of assessment for learning. This unit builds a strong foundation for subsequent units in the Graduate Certificate Education: Assessment of Student Learning.
You can also choose to study this unit as a stand-alone non-award professional development course.
Unit 2 GCEASLAM
Delve deeper into assessment theory and practice. Explore the strengths and limitations of different assessment methods. Develop a practical understanding of the criteria for selecting different assessment methods, and start building the skills to put them into practice with students.
Estimating Student Progress
Unit 3 GCEASLESP
Learn how to use assessment results to reach decisions about where individuals are in their learning. Gain the practical techniques to reach valid and reliable conclusions about learning progress of students which will inform your teaching.
Using Assessment Evidence to Inform Teaching and Learning
Unit 4 GCEASLUAE
Once you have collected assessment data, what next? Develop the techniques to use assessment insights to make more informed decisions in the classroom. Gain a breadth of skills to harness assessment evidence in practical ways, resulting in more effective teaching and learning progress.