ERIC Number: ED349423
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Assessment, Referral and Placement Kit for Adult Literacy & Basic Education Programs in Victoria.
This kit is an aid to the assessment, referral, placement, and recognition of achievement of adult literacy and basic education students across Victoria (Australia). It is designed as a guide to the integration of current assessment with new placement processes within the context of the new Adult Basic Education Accreditation Framework and the related Interim Literacy Course Matrix (ILCM). Section 1 contains general and ethical guidelines on the purpose and conduct of assessment. Section 2 presents the organizational framework and referral processes. It contains a figure showing referral and placement pathways, describes ILCM, provides information on procedures for student placement, and discusses other referral options. Section 3 describes approaches and instruments for these areas of initial assessment: initial interview, goal setting, skills assessment, and observation. Section 4 discusses approaches and instruments for use in on-course assessment: student diaries, student personal profile, individual personal profile for use by teacher, summary on-course profile for use by teacher, observation, assessment of prior learning and experience, and group assessments. Section 5 focuses on approaches and instruments for use in exit assessments. Section 6 on guidelines for recording assessment discusses who needs to know what; provides model forms for initial, on-course, and exit assessment; and makes suggestions for recordkeeping. Section 7 addresses moderation of assessment. Appendixes include 3 lists of competencies, 11-item reading list, and glossary. (YLB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Evaluation Utilization, Foreign Countries, Guides, Literacy Education, Recordkeeping, Referral, Student Evaluation, Student Placement, Student Records
NLLIA, 112 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne 3002, Victoria, Australia.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Adult, Community, and Further Education Board, Melbourne (Australia).
Identifiers: Australia (Victoria)