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Agricultural Science 2013 Assessment program audit tool

Assessment program audit tools

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Agricultural Science 2013 Assessment program audit tool

Queensland Curriculum & Assessment Authority

November 2014

Page 2 of 4

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Agricultural Science 2013

The purpose of this audit tool is to enable schools to compare the requirements of their assessment program with the minimum assessment requirements of the syllabus, and to subsequently consider possible amendments to their school work program.

Assessment instruments required in Year 12 (including objectives and dimensions assessed)

Conditions required by the syllabus e.g. word length, time, genre

School assessment instruments (including objectives and dimensions assessed)

Conditions in school work program

Variations

Refer to syllabus verification and post-verification requirements

Refer to the syllabus assessment section

Refer to the schools approved work program

Refer to the schools approved work program

How does the schools assessment program differ from syllabus requirements?

Verification requirements

A minimum of four instruments and a maximum of six instruments from Year 12 only:

one extended agricultural investigation (EAI) assessing all three dimensions

one examination.

Evidence of each instrument assessing at least two dimensions with each dimension assessed at least three times.

Syllabus, p. 27

School assessment program

1.

Extended response

Research

May assess:

Knowledge and understanding

Investigation and analysis

Evaluation and communication.

Students collect, select, organise and use information.

Conditions:

written: 10001500 words

spoken: 45 minutes

multimodal: 57 minutes

Syllabus, pp. 2425

2.

Extended response

Extended agricultural investigation

May assess:

Knowledge and understanding

Investigation and analysis

Evaluation and communication.

Students investigate an open-ended practical research question.

Conditions:

written: 10001500 words

spoken: 45 minutes

multimodal: 57 minutes

Syllabus, pp. 2425

3.

Extended response

Extended response to stimulus

May assess:

Knowledge and understanding

Investigation and analysis

Evaluation and communication.

Forms:

short response

extended response

Conditions:

supervised conditions

1.52 hours

responses 50250 words per response

extended 600800 words per response

Syllabus, p. 26

4.

Post-verification requirements

One other instrument from any of the above instruments

Assesses all three dimensions.

Syllabus, p. 27

Assessment program audit tools

Agricultural Science 2013

Queensland Curriculum & Assessment Authority

November 2014

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Summary

Where the schools assessment plan differs from the minimum syllabus requirements, consider:

are these choices the most effective way to gather information about student learning?

what is the rationale behind these school decisions?

what changes could be made to the schools work program?

More information

Please email qau@qcaa.edu.qld.au or phone (07) 3864 0375.

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