Assessment: Designing quality assessment tasks

The purpose of this 45-minute online module and 2.5 hour interactive workshop is to support development of quality evidence-based assessment tasks that effectively demonstrate the intended learning outcomes.

Intended learning outcomes

Online resource

This 45-minute self-paced, online unit is designed to support academic teaching staff in establishing foundational knowledge of fundamental assessment principles.

On completion of the online materials, participants will be able to:

  • Analyse the key purposes of assessment within educational practices
  • Critique their current assessment practices and reflect on the experiences that have created those views
  • Determine the foundational criteria require to underpin quality assessment practices


This two and an half (2.5) hour interactive workshop is designed to support staff in evaluating current assessment practices, identify strengths and gaps, and ensure appropriate scaffolding across courses.

On completion of the interactive workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Appreciate the role assessment has in as, of and for learning
  • Differentiate the various types of assessment and tools used to best demonstrate various learnings
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of current assessment tasks
  • Formulate quality learner-centred assessment tasks

Complete this module/workshop:

This online resource can be completed at any time by accessing Fed Staff – Learning & Teaching Fundamentals (self enrolment password: pd)

Workshop can be arranged in request. Please contact Tulsa Andrews on ph: 5327 9654 or email: