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Assessment design

Assessment design


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Designing quality assessment tasks involves multiple considerations if it is to be fit for purpose. The suite of assessments in a unit should be planned to provide students with the opportunity to learn as they engage with formative tasks as well as the opportunity to demonstrate their learning through summative tasks. There is a range of assessment formats in current use and others emerging as eTechnologies provides different possibilities. Energising the learner through the use of realistic, authentic experiences is an exciting challenge for the unit teaching team, who are responsible for the review and quality enhancements to assessments practices.