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Examples of RSD Use

Examples of uses of the RSD framework to inform assessment and curriculum design. Click on one of the following orientations to RSD use:

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Alphabetical List of Disciplines, with Linked Assessment Resources


Animal and Vet Sciences

Chicken and Egg e-Simulation (Year 1). RSD rubrics to Level 5 (from page 7 onwards).

Liver Function Practical Report (Year 2). RSD rubric to Level 2/3.

DVM Professional Skills: Management Accounting (Year 1 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program).

DVM Professional Skills: Strategic Business Plan (Year 1 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program).

Professional Skills in Vet Bioscience: Business & Animal Husbandry Assignment.

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Business Ethics

Moral Dilemna 1 (Masters by Coursework) RSD rubric to Level 3.

Research Report (Masters by Coursework) RSD rubric to Level 4.

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Business Law

Legal Scenario for Accountants (Year 2/3). RSD rubric to Level 3.

Legal Issues for Accountants (Year 2/3). RSD rubric to Level 3.

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Computer Science

Software Engineering Paper (Masters). RSD rubric to Level 4.

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Dentistry

Dental and Health Science 1 wiki assessment plan.

Dental and Health Science 1 wiki criteria and standards.

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Dietetics

Research Skill Assessment (Interns). RSD rubric to Level 5.

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Education

Curriculum Design, Assessment and Evaluation, Assessment 1 (Masters).

Curriculum Design, Assessment and Evaluation, Assessment 3 (Masters).

Reflective Practice in Learning and Teaching Assessment 1 (Masters).

Research Based Learning and Teaching Assessment (Masters).

Research-based Learning Oral Presentation Marking Rubric (Masters).

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Electronic Engineering

Proposal Seminar (Honours). RSD rubric to Level 5.

Stage 1 Progress Report (Honours). RSD rubric to Level 5.

Stage 2 Progress Report (Honours). RSD rubric to Level 5.

Semester A Progress Report and Performance (Honours). RSD rubric to Level 5.

Final Seminar (Honours). RSD rubric to Level 5.

Final Report (Honours). RSD rubric to Level 5.

Project Exhibition (Honours). RSD rubric to Level 5, Facets D,E & F.

Final Performance (Honours). RSD rubric to Level 5.

Outcomes (Honours). RSD rubric to Level 5, Facets C & D.

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English

Adaptation essay rubric (Year 2).

Adaptation literature review rubric (Year 2).

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History

Power, Passion & Greed: Research Project in Second Life (Year 2). Assessment Description

Power, Passion & Greed: Research Project in Second Life (Year 2). RSD Rubric to Level 5.

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Human Resource Managment

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Human Biology Assessment Tasks and Curriculum Design

Human Biology Curriculum redesign process

Practicing with RSD marking criteria (Year 1). RSD rubric to Level 2. Since 2010, given to students to mark previous cohort's work, so that current students understand better the RSD marking criteria.

Source Selection and Referencing (Year 1). RSD rubric to Level 3.

Group Research Wiki (Year 1). RSD rubric to Level 3.

Population Analysis Report (Year 1). RSD rubric to Level 4.

Assessment Instructions for above two tasks

Introductory Seminar (Honours). RSD rubric to Level 5.

Literature Review (Honours). RSD rubric to Level 5.

Research Grant Proposal (Honours). RSD rubric to Level 5.

Research Poster (Honours). RSD rubric to Level 5.

Supervisor assessment 1 (Honours). RSD rubric to Level 5.

Supervisor assessment 2 (Honours).RSD rubric to Level 5.

Final seminar marking (Honours). RSD rubric to Level 5.

Final journal article (Honours). RSD rubric to Level 5.

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Media

Weekly Workshop Portfolio (Year 2). Assessment desciption and RSD rubric to level 3.

Global Media Policies and Practices Course Outline (Year 2).

Global Media: 1 Video Case Study (Year 2). RSD rubric to Level 3.

Media Research Methods Course Profile (Year 2).

Media Research Methods Assignment 2 (Year 2). RSD rubric from Level 1 to Level 3.

Media Research Methods Assignment 3 (Year 2). RSD rubric from Level 1 to Level 3.

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Medical Science

Introductory Research Seminar (Honours). RSD rubric to Level 5.

Final Research Seminar (Honours). RSD rubric to Level 5.

Supervisor Assessment of Semester 1 Performance (Honours). RSD rubric to Level 5.

Supervisor Assessment of Semester 2 performance (Honours). RSD rubric to Level 5.

Literature Review (Honours). RSD rubric to Level 5.

Final Journal Article (Honours). RSD rubric to Level 5.

Research Poster (Honours). RSD rubric to Level 5.

Research Grant Proposal (Honours). RSD rubric to Level 5.

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Medicine

Clinical Reasoning Development for Case-Based Learning.

Presentation on Clinical reasoning in Medicine (Year 3).

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Oral Health

Group Wiki Collaboration and Project Poster (Year 1). Description and RSD rubric to Level 3.

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Pharmacy

Pharmacy learning Contract (Year 4). Self Assessment according to 6 facets of RSD.

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Psychology

Diagnostic of Research Skills in Research Methods course (Year 3). Description and RSD rubric to Level 3.

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Public Health

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Software Engineering

Final Research Paper (Masters). RSD rubric to Level 4.

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Student Development Programs

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Sustainability

Assessment criteria (Masters) for PGCW research component based on RSD framework (Level IV).

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Tourism

Introduction to Tourism Assignment 1 (Year 1). Description and RSD rubric from Level 0 to Level 3.

Introduction to Tourism Assignment 2 (Year 1). Description and RSD rubric from Level 0 to Level 3.

Issues in Global Business Assignment 1 (Year 2). Description and RSD rubric from Level 0 to Level 3.

Issues in Global Business Assignment 3 (Year 2). Description and RSD rubric from Level 0 to Level 3.

Tourism Planning Assignment 1 (Year 2). Description and RSD rubric from Level 0 to Level 3.

Tourism Planning Assignment 1 word version (Year 2). RSD rubric only from Level 0 to Level 3.

Tourism Planning Assignment 2 (Year 2). Description and RSD rubric from Level 0 to Level 3.

Tourism Planning Assignment 2 word version (Year 2). RSD rubric only from Level 0 to Level 3.

Tourist Communication Assignment 1 (Year 3). Description and RSD rubric from Level 1 to Level 4.

Tourist Communication Assignment 2 (Year 3). Description and RSD rubric from Level 1 to Level 4.

Sustainable Tourism Destinations Assignment 1 (Year 3). Description and RSD rubric from Level 1 to Level 4.

Sustainable Tourism Destinations Assignment 2 (Year 3). Description and RSD rubric from Level 1 to Level 4.

Sustainable Tourism Destinations Assignment 3 (Year 3). Description and RSD rubric from Level 1 to Level 4.

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Framing Assessment and Feedback with the RSD

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Scaffolding research skill development and assessment across the honours year

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From Little Things to Big Things Grow: Using small groups and the RSD to grow big ideas

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Masters student engagement with the research requirements of AQF Level 9

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Approaches to Mapping Research Skills with the RSD

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Making the RSD framework 'speak engineering': A problem solving framework generated by student-tutors

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RSD and the PhD

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Using the RSD to harmonise pre- and face-to-face segments of the flipped class

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