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Agricultural Science 2013 Assessment program audit toolAssessment program audit toolsFor Authority subjectsAgricultural Science 2013 Assessment program audit toolQueensland Curriculum & Assessment AuthorityNovember 2014 Page 2 of 414810 Agricultural Science 2013The 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, genreSchool assessment instruments (including objectives and dimensions assessed)Conditions in school work programVariationsRefer to syllabus verification and post-verification requirementsRefer to the syllabus assessment sectionRefer to the schools approved work programRefer to the schools approved work programHow 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. 27School assessment program1. Extended responseResearchMay 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 minutesSyllabus, pp. 24252. Extended responseExtended agricultural investigationMay 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 minutesSyllabus, pp. 24253. Extended responseExtended response to stimulusMay assess: Knowledge and understanding Investigation and analysis Evaluation and communication.Forms: short response extended responseConditions: supervised conditions 1.52 hours responses 50250 words per response extended 600800 words per responseSyllabus, p. 264. Post-verification requirementsOne other instrument from any of the above instrumentsAssesses all three dimensions.Syllabus, p. 27Assessment program audit toolsAgricultural Science 2013Queensland Curriculum & Assessment AuthorityNovember 2014 Page 4 of 4Summary 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 informationPlease email qau@qcaa.edu.qld.au or phone (07) 3864 0375.

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