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IPT 2010 Assessment program audit tool

Assessment program audit tool

For Authority subjects

IPT 2010 Assessment program audit tool

The audit tool enables schools to compare their assessment program with minimum syllabus requirements and to consider amending their program

Queensland Curriculum & Assessment Authority

July 2014

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r1668 Rebranded July 2014

Information Processing and Technology (IPT) 2010

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 demonstrating a range of techniques including:

one extended response assessment

one product assessment

one supervised assessment

at least one instrument that demonstrates all steps of either the software development cycle or the information system development cycle or a combination of the two cycles

Syllabus p. 36

School assessment program

Assessment categoriesExtended response assessment

Dimensions assessed:

Knowledge and application

Analysis and synthesis

Evaluation and communication.

Instruments must allow students to develop a response or series of responses requiring the analysis, synthesis and evaluation of data and information. Research is not the focus of this technique.

Types and conditions:

written, 800-1200 words

spoken, 4-5 minutes and supporting documentation

multimodal 5-7 minutes and supporting documentation

Syllabus, pp. 3234

Product assessment

Dimensions assessed:

Knowledge and application

Analysis and synthesis

Evaluation and communication.

Instruments must allow students to develop a product based on the application of skills, theory and conceptual understandings.

Types and conditions:

major project

at least six weeks duration

must contribute to assessment of humancomputer interaction

should demonstrate all stages of the software development cycle, the information system development cycle, or a combination of the two

written explanation 10001500 words

minor project (need not cover all three dimensions)

at least two weeks duration

written explanation 10001500 words

Syllabus, pp. 3536

Supervised written assessment

Dimensions assessed:

Knowledge and application

Analysis and synthesis

Evaluation and communication.

Extended written response essays

Instruments must allow students to produce a response requiring sustained analysis, synthesis and evaluation.

Form:

generally analytical exposition format/genre with seen or unseen sources/stimuli

Conditions:

recommended time 1.52 hours

seen or unseen question

600800 words

Syllabus, pp. 3132

Short response practical exercises and calculations

Conditions:

stimuli/questions unseen

50250 words (applies to the prose)

Syllabus, pp. 3132

Short response prose

Conditions:

stimuli/questions unseen

full sentences for ideas to be maintained, developed and justified

50250 words

Syllabus, pp. 3132

Post-verification requirements

One assessment instrument from the following:

Extended response assessment

Product assessment

Supervised written assessment.

Dimensions assessed:

Knowledge and application

Analysis and synthesis

Evaluation and communication.

As above

Syllabus, p. 37

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.qld.edu.au or phone (07) 3864 0375.

Assessment program audit tool

Information Processing and Technology (IPT) 2010

Queensland Curriculum & Assessment Authority

July 2014

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