SASTA

Designing Tasks for Stage 2 Sciences Workshops

These workshops will provide an opportunity to gain advice / feedback on Stage 2 task design, share resources and prepare for teaching in 2019. 

Assessment Design - SAT and Folio for SACE Chemistry

Date: Friday 2nd November 2018

Time: 9.00am - 3.30pm

Venue: Education Development Centre

Bookings close: 30/10/2018

Event Pricing:

Type Earlybird price Regular price
Personal Member (1 Day)n/a$145.00
Joint Member (1 Day)n/a$145.00
Corporate Member - SA School (1 Day)n/a$185.00
Non-Member (1 Day)n/a$225.00
SASTA Student Member (1 Day)n/a$50.00

Presenter: Dr Vera Dunaiski

This workshop will provide an opportunity to develop assessment design skills for SAT and Folio tasks. A significant amount of time will be dedicated to working with colleagues to create and refine assessment tasks

Key Topics:

  • What makes a good test question?
  • Hands-on workshop in creating Stage 2 tests, using analysis grids for content, learning requirements and assessment design criteria
  • Special features of SHE and extended response questions
  • Alternative SATs
  • Elements of a good SHE task
  • Elements of the subject outline that lend themselves to a SHE task
  • Design Investigations options
  • Teaching how to deconstruct a problem
  • Using assessment design criteria and Science Inquiry Skills to scaffold tasks 
  • Modifying SACE assessment exemplars to suit student needs
Please bring along a USB and laptop, Stage 2 Chemistry subject outline plus paper and pen.
 
Intended Audience: Teachers of Stage 1 and 2 Chemistry, pre-service teachers welcome.
 


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Designing tests and assignments for SACE Psychology

Date: Monday 5th November 2018

Time: 9.00am - 3.30pm

Venue: Education Development Centre

Bookings close: 31/10/2018

Event Pricing:

Type Earlybird price Regular price
Personal Member (1 Day)n/a$145.00
Joint Member (1 Day)n/a$145.00
Corporate Member - SA School (1 Day)n/a$185.00
Non-Member (1 Day)n/a$225.00
SASTA Student Member (1 Day)n/a$50.00

Presenter: Kate Cutts

This workshop will provide an opportunity to gain advice / feedback on test and assignment design and share resources for Stage 1 & 2 Psychology. 

Key Topics:

  • Brief overview of SACE requirements
  • Constructing high quality test questions
  • Evaluating test/exam designs
  • Creative ideas for assignments
  • Constructing rubrics using the performance standards.
  • Evaluating assignment designs
  • Resource sharing
Please bring a USB, copies of your tests/assignments to share on USB and copies of your tests/assignments in hard copy if you would like some feedback from colleagues.
 
Intended Audience: All SACE Psychology teachers, pre-service teachers
 


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Designing SATs and Investigations Folio tasks for Stage 2 SACE Physics

Date: Friday 16th November 2018

Time: 9.00am - 3.30pm

Venue: Education Development Centre

Bookings close: 12/11/2018

Event Pricing:

Type Earlybird price Regular price
Personal Member (1 Day)n/a$145.00
Joint Member (1 Day)n/a$145.00
Corporate Member - SA School (1 Day)n/a$185.00
Non-Member (1 Day)n/a$225.00
SASTA Student Member (1 Day)n/a$50.00

Presenter: Mr Brian Parsons

This workshop will provide an opportunity to gain advice / feedback on SAT and Investigations Folio design and share resources for Stage 2 Physics. 

Key Topics:

  • Brief overview of SACE requirements
  • Constructing high quality SAT questions
  • Developing Deconstruct, Design and SHE folio tasks
  • Evaluating SAT/exam questions and papers
  • Evaluating Investigations Folio tasks
  • Using the performance standards in task design
  • Resource sharing
Please bring along a USB, copies of your tasks to share on USB and copies of your tasks in hard copy if you would like some feedback from colleagues.
 
Intended Audience: All SACE Physics teachers, pre-service teachers welcome.
 


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