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Exploring assessment in flexible delivery of vocational education and training programs

Clayton, Berwyn and Hyde, Patricia and Booth, Robin (2004) Exploring assessment in flexible delivery of vocational education and training programs. Project Report. National Centre for Vocational Education Research NCVER, Adelaide, South Australia.

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Abstract

This report highlights the diversity of assessment methods used in flexible delivery modes of teaching across Australia's vocational education and training (VET)sector. While assessment practice is underpinned by training package and course curriculum requirements, other factors influence the methods teachers and assessors choose. These include the availability of qualified workplace assessors, the proximity of students to teachers or assessors, the need to ensure students' work is their own, and the involvement of learners and workplaces in the assessment process. This suggests challenges and opportunities exist for teachers in a competency-based training and assessment system.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: vocational education and training (VET), assessment methods, flexible and online delivery, student assessment, vocational education and training programs, Australia
Subjects: RFCD Classification > 330000 Education
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Work-Based Education Research Centre (WERC)
Depositing User: Ms Marcia Millard
Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2008 03:39
Last Modified: 05 Dec 2014 03:28
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/1834
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