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 CPPACC5020A, 'Undertake research on access issues'.
- Google Links
- links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
- Reference books for 'Undertake research on access issues' 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
1Define the purpose, scope and nature of the research.
1.1 Details of the research purpose, scope, aims, expected outcomes and potential uses and benefits are clarified and agreed with the client in accordance with organisational requirements.
1.2 Details of available resources and the research timeframes are confirmed with the client.
1.3 The most suitable research methodology is identified according to the resources available.
1.4 Issues related to the appropriate use of research data are identified with the client and managed effectively in accordance with organisational requirements.
1.5 Details of evaluation mechanisms and procedures are clarified through consultation and negotiation with the client.
2Search information sources.
2.1 Appropriate research methods are implemented and a sufficient number of relevant sources of information are investigated to ensure reliable conclusions.
2.2 Information is recorded accurately according to research protocols and current industry best practice and is easily retrievable in accordance with organisational requirements.
2.3 Collections and associated data resulting from research are recorded and stored appropriately in readiness for analysis in accordance with organisational requirements.
3Analyse and interpret information.
3.1 Methods of data analysis appropriate for the nature and subject of the research and in accordance with research protocols and industry best practice are selected.
3.2 Analysis of research data is conducted to meet time, resource and quality constraints in accordance with organisational requirements.
3.3 Research findings, along with relevant sources and references, are recorded and documented thoroughly for use in the preparation of a report to the client.
3.4 Research findings and associated documentation are recorded and stored appropriately for future reference in accordance with confidentiality, legislative and organisational requirements.