Key Message:

A Message from the ALaN GLO Advisor:

“Literacy and numeracy skills are integral to the development of discipline-based knowledge. They are regularly assessed, but must also be explicitly taught and contextually developed.” Debbie Wheeler

Learning Outcomes

Demonstrate the literacy and numeracy skills necessary to understand and interpret information and communicate according to context.

Knowledge Skill Application
Understand the use and structure of appropriate language in written, oral, visual, mathematical, and multi-modal communication Demonstrate the literacy and numeracy skills necessary to understand and interpret information and communicate effectively according to the context Consider the context, purpose, and audience when gathering, interpreting, constructing, and presenting information

 Generic Rubric Lines – for inclusion in your Assessment Tasks

Knowledge

 

 

CRITERION High Distinction  Distinction  Credit  Pass  Fail 
Understand the use and structure of appropriate language in written, oral, visual, mathematical, and multi-modal communication

Evaluates how structure and language is used to communicate information in written, oral, visual, mathematical, and multi-modal communication.

Uses examples to analyse the effectiveness of language and structures to meet the needs of the context.

Proposes and justifies what structures and language would be most effective in a designated context.

Compares and contrasts how structure and language is used to communicate information in written, oral, visual, mathematical, and multi-modal communication.

Uses examples to analyse the effectiveness of language and structures to meet the needs of the context.

Explains how structure and language is used to communicate information in written, oral, visual, mathematical, and multi-modal communication Describes how structure and language is used to communicate information in written, oral, visual, mathematical, and multi-modal communication Does not describe how structure and language is used to communicate information in written, oral, visual, mathematical, and multi-modal communication


Skill

 

 

CRITERION High Distinction  Distinction  Credit  Pass  Fail 
Demonstrate the literacy and numeracy skills necessary to understand and interpret information and communicate effectively according to the context Critically selects, evaluates, and structures ideas in a format that engages and informs the reader/listener through a well-articulated discussion supported by a wide range of relevant and credible sources Selects, analyses, synthesizes, and structures ideas in a format that engages and informs the reader/listener through a clear discussion supported by a range of relevant and credible sources Selects, applies, and structures ideas in a format that provides the reader/listener with clear and accurate information supported by relevant and credible sources Gathers, interprets, and presents relevant and credible information supported by relevant and credible sources in a structure and format appropriate to the audience, purpose, and context Does not gather, interpret, or present relevant and credible information supported by relevant and credible sources in a structure and format appropriate to the audience, purpose, and context

 

 

Application

 

CRITERION High Distinction  Distinction  Credit  Pass  Fail 
Consider the context, purpose, and audience when gathering, interpreting, constructing, and presenting information Selects, interprets, evaluates, and integrates a wide range of relevant sources into an engaging presentation of information relevant to the context, purpose, and audience. Selects, interprets, integrates, and analyses a wide range of relevant sources into an engaging presentation of information appropriate for the context, purpose, and audience. Selects, interprets, and integrates a range of relevant sources into a presentation of information appropriate for the context, purpose, and audience. Selects and interprets relevant sources into a presentation of information mostly appropriate for the context, purpose, and audience. Does not select or interpret relevant sources and/or does not present information appropriate for the context, purpose, and audience