EDEM614-24S2 (D) Semester Two 2024 (Distance)

Assessment for Learning

30 points

Start Date: Monday, 15 July 2024
End Date: Sunday, 10 November 2024
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 28 July 2024
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 29 September 2024


This course seeks to promote the understanding and use of assessment for improving learning. Recognising the diversity of learners and education sectors, topics covered will include discussion of socio-cultural theories of assessment; narrative assessment approaches; national exemplars in special education, early childhood, primary and secondary settings and national assessment tools. There will be an opportunity for class members to pursue an assessment topic of their own interest.

Learning Outcomes

  • By the end of this course successful students will be able to:
  • Analyse a range of current debates in educational assessment.
  • Appraise national assessment resources, policies and practices.
  • Independently research and report on an assessment topic.


Subject to approval of the Head of School

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Veronica O'Toole


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Assignment 1.1 25 Aug 2024 40% Literature Review
Assignment 1.2 20 Sep 2024 10% AV Presentation of Literature Review
Assignment 2 29 Oct 2024 50% Assessment for Learning: Theory to Practice: Report

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $2,046.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see School of Educational Studies and Leadership .

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  • EDEM614-24S2 (D) Semester Two 2024 (Distance)