This program involves a range of research development and teaching projects that focus on psychometrics, test development, performance and competency assessment as they are applied in schools, higher education and workplaces.
Projects are undertaken at local, state, national and international levels.
The goal of the program is to identify ways of improving assessment that involves instrument development and measurement theory.
Evaluation of rubric-based assessment and reporting
In 2016, Moriah College in Sydney implemented rubric-based assessment and reporting for grades 7-10. In 2017 the Assessment Research Centre was commissio : MGSE
Improving assessment with intelligent automation
Rubrics are widely used to assess essays, lesson plans, reflections of professional practice, and teaching portfolios. Within the Melbourne Graduate Scho : MGSE
Evaluation of external assessment trials
This project involved an evaluation of a suite of external assessment instruments being trialled in Queensland as part of the development of new senior a : MGSE
Realising the potential of Australia’s high capacity students
This project, known as REAP, involves exploration of the trend of students in the upper quartile of student achievement not showing learning gains at the same rate as their peers.
Assessment and Teaching of Foundational Skills for Diverse Learners: The Students with Additional Needs Program
This program of research commenced in 2007 at the Assessment Research Centre under the leadership of Professor Patrick Griffin, and since then has drawn on the collaborative work of many educators, researchers, and administrators who share a commitment to supporting every student's right to learn.
Assessment, Curriculum and Technology Research Centre (ACTRC)
A partnership between the Assessment Research Centre, University of Melbourne and the College of Education, University of the Philippines supported by th : MGSE
Measuring individual and group performance in collaborative problem solving
There is consensus that collaboration is essential in the 21st century workplace. Being able to assess individuals in a collaborative context, while also : MGSE
Creative Problem Solving
Summary This project is undertaken in collaboration with the North Shore Coaching College. A yearly competition is held to test the creative problem-solv : MGSE
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