Develop community networks

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver AHCCCF405, 'Develop community networks'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Develop community networks' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)


Elements and Performance Criteria

Element

Performance criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Make contacts within community

1.1 Make connections through business, social and personal contacts and programs to the community

1.2 Identify connections for their potential in regard to a community group program or activity

1.3 Formulate plans for developing relationships together with relevant community members and leaders

1.4 Respect equity requirements and cultural backgrounds of people being contacted

1.5 Observe cultural protocols to establish positive contacts

1.6 Follow appropriate mechanisms to establish contacts with Indigenous communities

1.7 Address community requests for information on or participation in programs or activities to promote the community group and program

2. Form and create links

2.1 Develop contact through promotional activities, programs and activities of mutual interest to community members and other groups

2.2 Structure activities, programs and personal contact to allow trust and understanding to develop within the group and community

2.3 Develop working relationships in areas of common interest and goals to bring benefit to all parties

2.4 Seek feedback on programs and community group activities from participants and community and use to modify their application

2.5 Develop appropriate records to maintain ongoing contracts and relationships

3. Build networks

3.1 Use individual contacts and contacts with other groups to establish networks of common interest

3.2 Review programs and activities to incorporate networks and the network resources in areas of common interest and goals

3.3 Evaluate progress in establishing links and networks and identify opportunities for further action

3.4 Manage relationships and networks to ensure compliance with cultural protocols and agency procedures and guidelines

4. Report on community liaison

4.1 Evaluate community liaison activities in terms of their costs, benefits to the group program and contribution to the community

4.2 Prepare and submit reports on community liaison activities