Information Processing & Technology (2010) Work Program Review Checklist

Information Processing & Technology (2010) Work Program Review Checklist

Information Processing and Technology 2010
Work program review checklist — RevisedMarch 2015

The information you provide on this form will be used for reviewing work programs for quality assurance purposes as part of legislative functions described in Education (Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority) Act 2014 (s.14). Personal information will be accessed by authorised QCAA staff, including panel staff, and handled in accordance with the Information Privacy Act 2009.

Panel code: / A16 / Subject code: / 087
School code: / District:
Reviewer name: / Date:
Compiled by the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority

This form is used by panellists when reviewing work programs. It can also be useful for schools to use as a checklist to ensure that all work program requirements have been met.

Instructions: Indicate Yes or No to the following statements. If your answer is No, please give specific examples of the problem in the Comments section.

Course organisation

The course organisation shows: / Yes / No / Comments
  • topics of study to be studied in each semester

  • time allocation for each topic of study
time allocated for each topic of study is adequate
220 hours across two-year course of study
minimum 55 hours per semester indicated
  • coverage of core
core occupies 165–180 hours of the course of study over the four semesters
core material will be taken from the six topics of study
Social and ethical issues and Human–computer interaction are integrated within other topics of study
  • additional material occupies no more than 55 hours of the course of study over the four semesters

  • core and additional material are not treated separately

  • four of the six topics are studied in Year 12

Outline of intended student learning

The scope and depth of the student learning experiences is demonstrated in: / Yes / No / Comments
  • two sample units of work, including:
core and additional material studied
time allocation (in hours)
demonstration of the dimension/s of the general objectives
learning experiences identified
  • learning experiences that clearly articulate the integration of Social and ethical issues and/or Human–computer interactions

  • one unit of work that covers Relational information systems or Software programming core content

Assessment plan

The assessment plan indicates: / Yes / No / Comments
  • topic of study to be assessed

  • assessment techniques, using the terminology of the syllabus (Section 6.5)

  • dimension/s in which student achievement is to be assessed

  • assessment conditions appropriate for the assessment technique selected

  • formative and summative assessments, such that students have the opportunity to become familiar with the assessment techniques that will be used to make summative judgments

  • how principles of exit assessment are covered, including:
that information is gathered through a process of continuous assessment
that judgments about students’ achievements in all assessable general objectives are made a number of times using a variety of assessment techniques and a range of assessment conditions
  • all three dimensions will be assessed in each assessment instrument (except for product assessment—minor project)

  • verification requirements are met:
a minimum of four and a maximum of six assessment instruments from Year 12
at least one instrument that demonstrates all steps of the software development cycle or the information system development cycle
At least one supervised assessment, one extended response assessment and one product assessment
  • post-verification assessment

Additional comments

Recommendation for approval

Approved / Not approved
Action to be taken:
Information Processing and Technology 2010
Work program review checklist — Revised / Queensland Curriculum & Assessment Authority
March 2015
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