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
- 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)
- 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 'Design and produce business documents'? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver BSBITU306A, 'Design and produce business documents'.
- Google Links
- links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
- Reference books for 'Design and produce business documents' 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
- Look for relevant questions and answers about the subject on Yahoo. Again, this was an automated process, and some of the results are a bit odd. I'm still undecided about how useful this function is, so I'll be tinkering with it for a while yet.
- 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. Select and prepare resources
1.1. Select and use appropriate technology and software applications to produce required business documents
1.2. Select layout and style of publication according to information and organisational requirements
1.3. Ensure document design is consistent with company and/or client requirements, using basic design principles
1.4. Discuss and clarify format and style with person requesting document/publication
2. Design document
2.1. Identify, open and generate files and records according to task and organisational requirements
2.2. Design document to ensure efficient entry of information and to maximise the presentation and appearance of information
2.3. Use a range of functions to ensure consistency of design and layout
2.4. Operate input devices within designated requirements
3. Produce document
3.1. Complete document production within designated time lines according to organisational requirements
3.2. Check document produced to ensure it meets task requirements for style and layout
3.3. Store document appropriately and save document to avoid loss of data
3.4. Use manuals, training booklets and/or help-desks to overcome basic difficulties with document design and production
4. Finalise document
4.1. Proofread document for readability, accuracy and consistency in language, style and layout prior to final output
4.2. Make any modifications to document to meet requirements
4.3. Name and store document in accordance with organisational requirements and exit the application without data/loss damage
4.4. Print and present document according to requirements