Formats and tools
- Unit Description
- Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
- Moodle 1.9 template
- A moodle 1.9 course with content placeholders for the unit's elements and performance criteria.
- 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
- Assessment Template
- generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment
- 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 columns headings to check that all performance criteria have been covered.
- Assessment Tool
- an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
- Evidence Guide
- create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
- 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)
- this is the source material provided by training.gov.au, transformed into the useful formats found on this site :-)
- mark up the unit in a wiki format, ready to copy and paste into a wikispaces wiki page.
- 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.
- Registered Training Organisations
- Trying to find someone to train or assess you for 'Originate and develop concepts'? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver BSBCRT501A, 'Originate and develop concepts'.
- Google Links
- links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
- Reference books for 'Originate and develop concepts' 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 :)
- Resource Links
- I tried writing some AI to extract important words and phrases from the unit and link them to wikipedia articles and other relevant online resources. Sometimes this routine was more A than I, but on the whole I'm happy with the results.
- Questions and Answers
- Questions and answers about the unit's competency field: Creativity and Innovation - Creative Thinking
- create a wordle tag cloud from the unit's elements, performance criteria and range statement, then capture the screen - ready to include as an image in your online course or handouts.
Elements and Performance Criteria
1. Evaluate and explore needs and opportunities
1.1. Research and evaluate existing information that informs new concept development
1.2. Where appropriate, identify and use gaps in current range of products, programs, processes or services as the catalyst for generating new ideas or concepts
1.3. Expand the potential of new ideas through exploration of opportunities beyond the obvious
1.4. Identify factors that could have an impact on ideas or concepts to be developed, including potential for commercialisation
1.5. Determine whether other players are filling identified gaps or investigating similar opportunities
1.6. Develop preliminary ideas on innovative and different ways to address needs and opportunities
1.7. In consultation with relevant stakeholders, agree on broad parameters for developing ideas and concepts to meet market requirements
2. Develop a range of creative approaches
2.1. Use a range of creative thinking techniques to generate innovative and creative concepts to address identified needs
2.2. Challenge, test and experiment with different concepts and ideas as part of a collaborative process
2.3. Evaluate concepts in terms of their suitability for the target audience or purpose, their feasibility and their commercial potential
2.4. Take account of social, ethical and environmental issues as concepts and ideas are generated and discussed
2.5. Identify resources required to achieve desired creative and innovative outcomes
2.6. Evaluate the effectiveness of different strategies for achieving desired outcomes
2.7. Select concepts or approaches that achieve required outcomes in an innovative and feasible way
2.8. Present proposed concepts or approaches in an appropriate format
3. Refine concepts
3.1. Ensure concept development process is open to ongoing refinement and testing
3.2. Seek input and feedback on concepts from relevant stakeholders
3.3. Seek specialist advice on creative and technical aspects of proposals as required
3.4. Compare concepts with best practice examples of similar products, programs, processes or services
3.5. Use a range of creative and practical criteria to determine the advantages and disadvantages of different concepts
3.6. Evaluate constraints on the realisation of concepts or ideas
3.7. Refine proposals based on analysis and feedback
4. Develop concepts to an operational level
4.1. Use refined concepts as the basis for developing detailed implementation specifications
4.2. Present specifications to relevant parties for approval, funding or endorsement
4.3. Reflect on methodology used to generate concepts and ideas and note ways of improving this in the future