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    Using and interpreting data in schools

    This course is a foundation level professional learning program focussed on developing teachers’ expertise in using and interpreting different types of data in a school context. It is designed for teachers and school leaders who wish to build solid shared understandings about the kinds of data used in schools, the different ways in which data can be represented and what they can tell teachers about student learning.

    Date October 9, 2017 - December 22, 2017
    Time 9:00am - 5:00pm

    Intended learning outcomes

    Participants will be able to:

    • identify and critically evaluate the types, purposes and uses of data available in schools
    • summarise and represent data, including assessment data
    • interpret and represent tabular and graphical representations of data in report.

    Course in detail

    The course is delivered in online mode and consists of seven modules (topics) and two learning assurance tasks (multiple choice assessment; data manipulation task). Each module is interactive and participants work through examples and activities to build skills and knowledge.

    On successful completion of the course, participants will receive an ACER certificate of achievement.

    Margaret Taylor
    (03) 9277 5403

    Online: seven online modules (topics)

    Course duration: 20 hours over approximately 10 weeks (one term)

    $660 (GST inc.) individual registration;

    $440 (GST inc.) Groups of 10 or more concurrent registrations from a single institution