Use an e-learning management system

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 CHCEDS013, 'Use an e-learning management system'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Use an e-learning management system' 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 define the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria specify the level of performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Prepare to support
e-learning

1.1 Identify and access organisation’s resources to enable e-learning

1.2 Find and access resources to support students using an e-learning management system in accordance with organisation requirements

1.3 Ensure organisation processes and procedures for managing e-learning are in place

2. Preview e-learning management system

2.1 Test organisation’s e-learning management system to ensure completion of an online course is possible

2.2 Check effectiveness of functions of e-learning management system, including email to online cohort, discussion boards, downloading of materials and management of work

2.3 Identify issues impacting on the effectiveness of an e-learning management system and report to supervisor

3. Implement e-learning support

3.1 Confirm learning outcomes with students and teachers and establish access to e-learning technology and materials in accordance with individual needs and the e-learning strategy

3.2 Assist students through identified support mechanisms, and manage contingencies in accordance with organisation standards

3.3 Use learning management system to track
e-learning progress and outcomes in accordance with the learning strategy and privacy requirements

4. Review e-learning

4.1 Review the e-learning program in terms of its applicability to the student’s needs and the organisation’s capacity to support the process

4.2 Obtain feedback from students about their level of satisfaction with e-learning against set criteria

4.3 Gather feedback from other stakeholders on the use of the e-learning management system and
e-learning approaches generally

4.4 Use feedback to identify areas for follow-up or improvement and document recommended changes in accordance with organisation requirements