Module title: Assessment, Evaluation and Support [Singapore]

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: NMS11704
Module leader: Anne Waugh
School School of Health & Social Care
Subject area group: Generic - School of Nursing Midwifery & Social Car
Prerequisites

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

2018/9, Trimester 2, Blended,
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: Blended
Location of delivery: SINGAPORE
Partner:
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Anne Waugh
Module Organiser:


Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
Learning & Teaching methods including their alignment to LOs
For the purpose of University Regulations this module is a theory module and exemption has been given from marking regulations in favour of Satisfactory/Not Yet Satisfactory grading. This module is delivered in blended format covering all LOs. Materials comprise online module information (including module handbook) (all LOs), front-loaded face-to-face induction and orientation, online discussions (all LOs) and Moodle (all LOs). Students are also expected to undertake independent study throughout the module (all LOs).

Embedding of employability/PDP/Scholarship Skills
Employability is woven throughout the content and delivery of this module. There is a strong focus on work based development and the application of content to practice which can be used within the professional role in a number of settings. It aims to encourage PDP through developing professional confidence, reflection and sustainable CPD. Academic literacy will be fostered through engagement with the literature and rich formative feedback.


Research / teaching linkages
Research-teaching linkages are emphasised throughout the module and students undertake enquiry based learning relating to their own practice, research oriented learning emphasising knowledge construction and research tutored learning through online discussion boards or face to face or through Moodle exploring fin

Formative Assessment:
Assessment (formative or summative)
Portfolio submission (100%) - Week 14
The portfolio will include the following elements: (1) a proposed enhancement of assessment related practice(s) within an approved module/provision; (2) engagement with quality frameworks; (3) knowledge of key aspects of student support and its application; (4) learning within the online space resulting in an analysis of individual learning needs, to include a development plan. Students will be encouraged to develop their portfolio incrementally and formative feedback will be provided.


Summative Assessment:
Assessment (formative or summative)
Portfolio submission (100%) - Week 14
The portfolio will include the following elements: (1) a proposed enhancement of assessment related practice(s) within an approved module/provision; (2) engagement with quality frameworks; (3) knowledge of key aspects of student support and its application; (4) learning within the online space resulting in an analysis of individual learning needs, to include a development plan. Students will be encouraged to develop their portfolio incrementally and formative feedback will be provided.


Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Tutorial 15
Online Guided independent study 135
Other Work based learning 50
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Portfolio 100 1-5 14 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 5000
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

Description of module content:

Influences on and the diversity of assessment practices to include globalisation, internationalisation, cultural factors and the role of professional, statutory and regulatory bodies; the purpose of assessment to including assessment of and for learning; the construct of ‘good’ assessment; student support and academic literacy including the impact of feedback/ feed forward; academic (mis)conduct; institutional academic quality frameworks to include evaluatory practices.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to
LO1: Critically examine the context of and for assessment, including factors impacting on assessment practices.
LO2: Appraise and apply critical understanding of the difference between assessment for and of learning.
LO3: Engage analytically with the construct of ‘good’ assessment applied to a range of assessment methods;
LO4: Explore how student support and assessment literacy might be utilised to promote the potential for success and/ or avoid misconduct;
LO5: Demonstrate critical engagement in evaluation and institutional academic quality frameworks.

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