• Technologies
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COMPUTER SCIENCE Exam Series: Part 3

PL # 11892.
Starting on 4 Aug 2018
Cancellation permitted until 02/08/2018
PricingNormal
For Members$70
For Catholic Members$80
For Non-Members$90
Registration Close Date 1/08/2018
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Registrations open to

  • AISWA Member Schools (non-CEO)
  • Catholic Member Schools
  • Non-Members

Description

** This event is  PART 3 of a series of practical workshops to support Computer Science teachers in writing well-structured and rigorous ATAR mock exam (or course assessment) questions. **

** Each of the 3 events requires a separate registration. ** 
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WORKSHOP 3 (6 hours): A WHOLE DAY workshop where participants who have developed their skills and understandings discuss and prepare a variety of questions, marking keys and model answers for a MOCK EXAM. The selection of contents can be SHARED FOR USE by participating schools. 
Workshop 3 will require a good background in CS assessment standards and understanding of the kinds of principles covered in the course (i.e. concepts covered in Workshops 1 and 2).

CONTEXT:

This workshop series, open to ALL JURISDICTIONS, will be useful for:
1. current teachers and HoDs of the ATAR Computer Science subject;
2. schools intending to offer CSC in 2019;
3. teachers of other computing subjects who may wish to nominate for SCSA 2019 examination panel for CSC;
4. Middle School teachers of computing subjects who want to hone their CS skills.

The SERIES of 3 workshops intends to cover: guidelines for best practice question development, attending to coverage of syllabus requirements, developing quality scenarios for exam Sections 1 and 2, teaching students how to tackle the complex answers of Section 2 of the exam paper, developing effective marking keys and model answers, avoiding common pitfalls, PREPARATION of a MOCK EXAM (with model answers and marking keys) that reflects SCSA requirements and rigour.

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More Information

Presenters

Brett Clarke

Brett has taught computer science subjects since the 1990s and is currently teaching Year 11 and 12 ATAR Computer Science. He has authored multiple computing texts for secondary students, has tertiary qualifications in CS and has been a DoE consultant for T&E subjects as well as holding leadership roles in state and national committees and organisations responsible for providing guidelines in the subject area. More recently he has been a director of ICT services at schools and jurisdiction levels. Over many previous years, Brett has contributed his knowledge as a member of exam panels for Computer Science in WA. 

Segments

CS Workshop 3

Date / Time

4/08/2018
Starts: 10:00
Finishes: 16:00

Address

TBA
Australia

Location Specifics

TBA- central metro location

Learning Area

  • Technologies
  • WACE

School Area

  • Senior Secondary (11 - 12)

Event Contact

AITSL Standards