Book Chapter

Assessment in humanities and social sciences

T Taylor, J Kriewaldt

Place and Time: Teaching History, Geography and Social Sciences | Pearson | Published : 2018

Abstract

Books that are designed for teaching in specific disciplines tend not to discuss assessment in detail. This is because assessment applies to all teaching areas. Indeed, in many teacher-education courses, assessment is a core subject. Not only that. but Australia's states and territories each have their own preferred assessment cultures. processes and online guides with samples. The Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA; www.acara.edu.au) also has subject-­by-subject assessment sections and guides in its online curriculum documentation. This chapter is designed to complement these general ideas about assessment in two ways. First, it provides a brief overview of ass..

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