Promote group formation and development

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 AHCCCF503, 'Promote group formation and development'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Promote group formation and development' 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. Identify potential for group

1.1 Carry out community research to determine potential interest in forming group in a locality or region

1.2 Encourage members of existing groups to use their networks to promote the group and program, and to obtain new members

2. Develop approach to create and maintain interest

2.1 Identify community organisations and media as potential avenues for promotion

2.2 Promote program in region or locality to create interest in it and its objectives

2.3 Modify approaches to diverse sections of the community to cater for their perspectives and cultures

2.4 Bring together people interested in forming new groups

3. Communicate group potential and achievements

3.1 Identify and promote environmental issues that have the potential to be addressed by the community and group to raise interest

3.2 Record and use group and regional achievements to promote the group and the program

3.3 Identify and address any tension or conflict between people in group formation and development using appropriate and consistent conflict resolution approaches

4. Enlist members and volunteers

4.1 Invite contacts to join the group and program to increase community involvement and resources

4.2 Identify interests and skills of community members to introduce them to relevant program activities and others with mutual interests

4.3 Give people who wish to form new groups advice, support and access to information and program resources

4.4 Ensure approaches and dealings with individuals and groups include appropriate regard for cultural issues, equity and disability

4.5 Manage minority interests within the group to develop group cohesiveness in line with program requirements

4.6 Use activities to facilitate group formation and bonding and to attract new members