Produce and review standard intelligence products

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 CSCITL503, 'Produce and review standard intelligence products'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria

1 Establish most appropriate intelligence product

1.1 Establish client needs and intelligence product protocol.

1.2 Determine the most appropriate intelligence product to meet the needs of the client.

1.3 Assess most appropriate format to meet the needs of the client.

2 Apply relevant analytical techniques

2.1 Research analytical techniques that are relevant to the intelligence product.

2.2 Determine and apply relevant analytical techniques.

2.3 Incorporate results of analytical technique into intelligence product.

3 Develop intelligence product

3.1 Determine the purpose for compiling the intelligence product with the client.

3.2 Clearly state findings.

3.3 Validate and clearly state assumptions.

3.4 Report analysis on findings.

3.5 Provide sufficient supporting information to rationalise analysis.

3.6 Reference supporting information and include evaluation rating.

3.7 Highlight potential risks.

3.8 Identify intelligence gaps.

3.9 Develop suitable strategies and make recommendations.

4 Review intelligence product

4.1 Actively seek feedback from client to facilitate an improved product.

4.2 Acknowledge and record client feedback to enable appropriate action/adjustments to be made.

4.3 Review intelligence product against new intelligence received.

4.4 Revise and amend intelligence product as necessary.

4.5 Review recommended strategies for appropriateness and effectiveness and revise where necessary.