Many existing assessments have aspects of the GLO’s already built into them. With small tweaks to marking criteria current assessment task can be adjusted to explicitly assess GLO’s.

View the samples to see if you can use the Ideas to include relevant GLO’s in your assessment tasks.

 

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Sample Assessment Tasks

Relevant GLO

Add Information & Research Literacies (Knowledge, Skill or Application): Task

Add this sentence to almost any assessment task.  

You are required to independently source resources outside course materials and supplied texts and readings.”

Sample Rubric Lines
CRITERION High Distinction  Distinction  Credit  Pass  Fail 
Demonstrate that disciplinary knowledge is developed through research and evidence

Describe current disciplinary knowledge.

Evaluate the current disciplinary knowledge and explain how developing research will shape discipline knowledge.

Use examples from emerging research.

Describe current disciplinary knowledge

Analyse the current disciplinary knowledge and compare to the developing research and evidence, using examples to explain its evolution.

Describe current disciplinary knowledge

Explain how research and evidence has helped to develop discipline knowledge over the life of the discipline

Describe current disciplinary knowledge

Discuss how research and evidence has developed disciplinary knowledge over the life of the discipline

Does not describe current disciplinary knowledge or discuss how research and evidence has developed over the life of the discipline
CRITERION High Distinction  Distinction  Credit  Pass  Fail 
Demonstrate the skills required to locate, access and critically evaluate existing information and data

Search wide range of relevant sources such as: media articles, peer reviewed journals, credible sources.

Evaluate the merit of the source/information based on the differences and similarities between the different information and source. Justify evaluation through use of additional sources.

Search wide range of relevant sources such as: media articles, peer reviewed journals, credible sources.

Evaluate the merit of the source/information based on the differences and similarities between the different information and sources.

Search relevant sources such as: media articles, peer reviewed journals, credible sources.

Explain the importance of the differences and similarities between the different information sources.

Search relevant sources such as: media articles, peer reviewed journals, credible sources.

Describe the differences and similarities between the different information sources.

Has not searched relevant articles or described the differences and similarities between different information sources.
CRITERION High Distinction  Distinction  Credit  Pass  Fail 
Synthesize and apply information and data to different contexts to facilitate planning, problem solving and decision making

Identify current information and data relevant to the discipline.

Synthesises information and data to create ways to plan, problem solve and make decisions. Generates examples of situations where the information and data can be applied to plan, problem solve and make decisions within different contexts of the discipline

Identify current information and data relevant to the discipline.

Analyse the information and data to discuss how information can be applied  to plan, problem solve and make decisions in different contexts

Identify current information and data relevant to the discipline.

Combine information and data and explain how it applies to the discipline to plan, solve problems and make decisions.

Identify current information and data relevant to the discipline.

Describe the application of information and data to make decisions within the discipline

Does not identify current information and data relevant to the discipline or describe the application of information and data to make decisions within the discipline

 

Relevant GLO

Add Indigenous Cultural Competency (Application): Task

Indigenous cultural competence requires an organisational culture which is committed to social justice, human rights and the process of reconciliation through valuing and supporting Indigenous cultures, knowledge’s and peoples as integral to the core business of the institution.  

In any assessment task, students have the opportunity to express their commitment to social justice through their choice of language, terminology and explanations.

Sample Rubric Line
CRITERION High Distinction  Distinction  Credit  Pass  Fail 
Practise in ways that show a commitment to social justice and the process of reconciliation through inclusive practices and citizenship

Describe personal attitudes and how they demonstrate a commitment to social justice and the process of reconciliation.

Reflect on personal attitudes to evaluate if they are committed to social justice and reconciliation.

Reassess personal attitudes to re-enforce and establish new attitudes, using examples to justify your position.

Describe personal attitudes and how they demonstrate a commitment to social justice and the process of reconciliation.

Reflect on personal attitudes to explain how those attitudes have evolved.

Describe personal attitudes and how they demonstrate a commitment to social justice and the process of reconciliation.

Explain how these attitudes are manifest through inclusive practices and citizenship.

Describe personal attitudes and how they demonstrate a commitment to social justice and the process of reconciliation. Does not describe personal attitudes and how they demonstrate a commitment to social justice and the process of reconciliation.

 

 

Relevant GLO 

Add Global Citizenship (Knowledge): TASK

Taking the perspective of other cultures can enrich the learning and understanding of our students.  Consider adding the following requirement to any assessment item.

“You are required to source literature from a variety of cultural and global perspectives.  For example, international journals, inter-governmental organisations, international universities, international professional bodies or profession specific global resources.”

Sample Rubric Line
CRITERION High Distinction  Distinction  Credit  Pass  Fail 
Understand the impact of culture and global issues on professional practice

Identifies cultural and global issues that impact upon their profession and its practice.

Analyses how cultural and global issues have impacted on professional practice. Explains how professional practice has evolved to its current state.

Speculate how current global issues will impact professional practice.

Identifies cultural and global issues and analyses the impacted on professional practice. Explains how professional practice has evolved to its current state global issues that impact upon their profession and its practice. Identifies cultural and global issues and describes how it has affected professional practice. Identifies cultural and global issues that impact upon their profession and its practice. Does not identify cultural and global issues that impact upon their profession and its practice.
Inspiration drawn from SWK414 – International Social Development

 

Relevant GLO

Add Sustainable Practice (Knowledge): TASK

Consider adding a contextualised version of the following to an assessment task:

  1. Identify your sector of interest and outline the important sustainable development challenges that the sector faces.
  2. Identify a document (strategy, policy, framework etc.) that seeks to interpret or implement a sustainable development approach within the sector.
  3. Discuss how this document interprets the concept of sustainability, the key challenges that it seeks to overcome, and the strategies proposed.
  4. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the approach adopted, including some reference to the experience of implementation of actions or strategies and their outcomes.
  5. Given your understanding of the concept of sustainable development, how could its application in your sector be improved (consider both the coverage of issues in existing approaches, as well as the implementation)
Sample Rubric Line
CRITERION High Distinction  Distinction  Credit  Pass  Fail 
Demonstrate multidisciplinary knowledge that empowers graduates to understand and critically analyse the challenges of balancing the social, economic and environmental factors essential for ecological sustainability

Describes the issues of balancing social, economic and environmental factors and how they impact on ecological sustainability.

Reflects on current social, economic and environmental factors relevant to their discipline to create ideas of improving the ecological sustainability.

Describes the issues of balancing social, economic and environmental factors and how they impact on ecological sustainability.

Analyse each factor to illustrate how each factor impacts/contributes to ecological sustainability.

Describes the issues of balancing social, economic and environmental factors and how they impact on ecological sustainability

Explain the importance of each factors impact towards ecological sustainability.

Describes the issues of balancing social, economic and environmental factors and how they impact on ecological sustainability Does not describe the issues of balancing social, economic and environmental factors and how they impact on ecological sustainability