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TAEASS401 topic1

  1. 1. Topic 1: An overview of assessment<br />TAEASS401A Plan assessment activities and processes<br />IBSA Participant Workbook pages: 9 to 22<br />
  2. 2. At the end of this session, you should know how to:<br /> identify features of competency-based assessment in VET<br /> identify purpose of assessment and who can assess<br /> interpret principles of assessment and rules of evidence.<br />© 2010 Innovation and Business Industry Skills Council Ltd<br />
  3. 3. What is assessment in VET?<br />© 2010 Innovation and Business Industry Skills Council Ltd<br />IBSA Participant Workbook page: 9 <br />
  4. 4. Types of assessment<br />© 2010 Innovation and Business Industry Skills Council Ltd<br />IBSA Participant Workbook page: 10 <br />
  5. 5. Features of competency-based assessment<br />© 2010 Innovation and Business Industry Skills Council Ltd<br />IBSA Participant Workbook page: 11 <br />
  6. 6. Purpose of assessment<br />© 2010 Innovation and Business Industry Skills Council Ltd<br />IBSA Participant Workbook page: 13 <br />
  7. 7. Who can assess?<br />Australian Quality Training Framework specifies for the individual assessor:<br />assessor competence<br />vocational competence<br />or a team approach.<br />© 2010 Innovation and Business Industry Skills Council Ltd<br />IBSA Participant Workbook page: 14 <br />
  8. 8. Principles of assessment<br />© 2010 Innovation and Business Industry Skills Council Ltd<br />Means that the assessment tool and process will produce consistent outcomes when applied by a range of assessors in a range of contexts<br />Means that the evidence relates to the unit competency, addresses essential skills and knowledge, dimensions of competency and employability skills<br />Means that the assessment will not disadvantage any person and will take into account the characteristics of the person being assessed<br />Means that the assessment tool and process allows for assessment in a range of assessment contexts<br />IBSA Participant Workbook page: 15 <br />
  9. 9. What is evidence?<br />Proof that supports the candidate’s claim of competency.<br />Information gathered in an assessment process – indicates criteria met.<br />© 2010 Innovation and Business Industry Skills Council Ltd<br />IBSA Participant Workbook page: 15 <br />
  10. 10. Examples of evidence<br />response to case study<br />training records<br />answers to questions<br />procedures completed<br />reports from third parties<br />personal documents, e.g. resume, reflections<br />examples of workplace documents.<br />demonstration of work activities<br />contents of portfolio<br />role-play performance<br />video recording of performance<br />projects<br />examples of products<br />process<br />© 2010 Innovation and Business Industry Skills Council Ltd<br />IBSA Participant Workbook page: 15 <br />
  11. 11. Categories of evidence<br />© 2010 Innovation and Business Industry Skills Council Ltd<br />IBSA Participant Workbook page: 16 <br />
  12. 12. Direct – Indirect -Supplementary evidence<br />© 2010 Innovation and Business Industry Skills Council Ltd<br />
  13. 13. Rules of evidence<br />© 2010 Innovation and Business Industry Skills Council Ltd<br />IBSA Participant Workbook page: 17 <br />
  14. 14. Assessment methods<br />Particular techniques used to gather different types and forms of evidence.<br />Assessment should use more than one method.<br />Appropriate method linked directly to identification of evidence to be collected.<br />Different sources of evidence associated with particular methods.<br />© 2010 Innovation and Business Industry Skills Council Ltd<br />Observation<br />Questioning<br />Portfolio<br />Third Party<br />Structured activities<br />IBSA Participant Workbook page: 19 <br />
  15. 15. Examples<br />© 2010 Innovation and Business Industry Skills Council Ltd<br />
  16. 16. Assessment tools<br />Means by which appropriate assessment methods are implement.<br />Includes:<br />context and conditions for assessment<br />tasks to be administered to candidate<br />outline of evidence to be gathered<br />evidence criteria<br />administration, recording and reporting requirements.<br />© 2010 Innovation and Business Industry Skills Council Ltd<br />IBSA Participant Workbook page: 20 <br />
  17. 17. Summary<br />© 2010 Innovation and Business Industry Skills Council Ltd<br />IBSA Participant Workbook page: 22 <br />
  18. 18. The next step<br />You should now:<br />start thinking about the assessment tasks you will be completing for this unit.<br />© 2010 Innovation and Business Industry Skills Council Ltd<br />

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