UNISA Short Course in the Design of Integrated Assessment for Learning Programmes

UNISA Short Course in the Design of Integrated Assessment for Learning Programmes

University of South Africa Short Course in the Design of Integrated Assessment for Learning Programmes

Short Course in the Design of Integrated Assessment for Learning Programmes (71021)Purpose

This assessment course will enable practitioners in education and training settings or in the workplace to design outcomes-based forms of integrated assessment for learning programmes. Most teachers and trainers in the country have been trained as evaluators. The shift from evaluation to assessment has left these practitioners without any formal training in assessment. The result is a countrywide need amongst them for training in assessment.
 Target group

The course is appropriate for any person involved in the design of integrated assessment for learning programmes in education and training settings or in the workplace.
 Admission requirements

Senior Certificate or an equivalent NQF level 4 qualification
 Duration

One year

Language medium

English
 Registration periods

1 December to 28 February
 Tuition method

UNISA open distance learning through a combination of tutorial letters, study guides, assignments, portfolios and scheduled workshops
 Kind of assessment

Note:
Formative assessment and examination admission will comply with UNISA’s formative assessment rules and policies
Formative assessment:
Compulsory written assignment involving workplace-based exercises, projects and self-assessment
Summative assessment:
A portfolio of evidence of competence in designing outcomes-based assessments
Marks:
The written assignment counts 10% towards the final mark
 Designing Integrated Assessment for Learning Programmes (CDIA01Q)Syllabus/Content Topics

  • Design principles of outcomes – based assessment
  • Designing outcomes-based assessements
  • Developing assessment activities
  • Developing assessment quides
  • Evaluating assessment designs and guides

Course leader

Prof J M Dreyer
Centre for Community Training and Development
Office: 6-059, A J H van der Walt Building, UNISA
Tel: 012 429 4398
E-mail: Dreyejm1@unisa.ac.za
 Programme administrator(s)

 
Tel: 012 429 4627 / 4789 / 4817
Fax: 012 429 4800 / 086 548 9968
E-mail: Ctdregistration@unisa.ac.za
to download application form:
http://www.unisa.ac.za/contents/faculties/education/docs/appli%20form%20Form96248-Tip-in%20.pdf
for more information about the centre:
http://www.unisa.ac.za/Default.asp?Cmd=ViewContent&ContentID=639


Overview of Public Universities in South Africa

Here's an overview of some public universities in South Africa, including general admissions requirements and estimated application periods. Keep in mind, specific program requirements and dates can vary significantly, so it's important to check each university's official website for the most current information.

University of Pretoria

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with minimum scores in specific subjects related to the chosen program; for international students, equivalent qualifications.
  • Application Period: Usually opens in March and closes at the end of July for most programs.

University of Cape Town

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with pass levels required for degree study; subject-specific requirements depending on the program.
  • Application Period: Application opens in April and closes at the end of July.

Stellenbosch University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required marks; some programs have additional testing.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and typically closes at the end of June.

University of the Witwatersrand

  • Admissions Requirements: Matriculation certificate with university exemption; required scores vary by faculty.
  • Application Period: Begins in March and ends on the 30th of September.

University of Johannesburg

  • Admissions Requirements: Matric exemption with a minimum APS score; specific subject requirements based on the faculty.
  • Application Period: Opens in April and generally closes by the 30th of September.

University of the Free State

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific marks for the program applied to; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Typically opens in April and closes at the end of August.

University of Venda

  • Admissions Requirements: Completion of the National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for diploma or degree studies; specific APS scores needed.
  • Application Period: Usually from May to September.

University of Fort Hare

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; certain programs may have specific requirements.
  • Application Period: Opens around May and closes at the end of September.

University of the Western Cape

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific performance levels; additional requirements for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Generally from May to September.

North-West University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; program-specific requirements may apply.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and usually closes by the end of August.

Rhodes University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate or equivalent; minimum academic performance in certain subjects.
  • Application Period: Applications open in April and close at the end of September.

Nelson Mandela University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; portfolio or additional tests for some faculties.
  • Application Period: Opens in April, with a deadline at the end of August for most programs.

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Opens in May and typically closes by the end of September.

University of Limpopo

  • Admissions Requirements: Senior Certificate with endorsement for diploma or degree courses; specific APS scores for different programs.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

University of Zululand

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for bachelor’s degree studies; specific score requirements for various programs.
  • Application Period: Usually between April and November.

Central University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores for the chosen field of study; additional criteria for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Application period generally starts in May and ends in October.

Vaal University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with a pass that qualifies for admission to bachelor’s degree, diploma, or higher certificate programs.
  • Application Period: Typically from May to September.

Walter Sisulu University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; additional criteria for certain faculties.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

This list provides a starting point for understanding the admissions landscape across South Africa's diverse higher education institutions. Given the variability in programs and requirements, it's crucial to consult each university's website for the most accurate and up-to-date information.