Use typography techniques

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 CUAGRD302, 'Use typography techniques'.
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



Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Prepare to undertake typographic work

1.1 Identify requirements for typographic work in briefing documentation and clarify requirements with relevant personnel

1.2 Source reference material on typefaces and typography relevant to the brief

1.3 Confirm equipment, materials and work space requirements

1.4 Take into account printing or output considerations when planning work

1.5 Set up work space and equipment according to safety requirements and organisational procedures

2. Test and explore a range of typographical techniques

2.1 Identify possible approaches to typography design and establish criteria for the selection of a final approach

2.2 Select materials, tools and equipment to test approaches, styles and techniques

2.3 Trial typography techniques that may meet the requirements of the brief

2.4 Evaluate trials against criteria and select the preferred design approach

3. Complete typographic work

3.1 Develop the typographic work with the selected approach according to the brief

3.2 Review work in progress against project objectives and specifications

3.3 Seek and use feedback on work in progress to make adjustments to typographic work

4. Ensure quality of typographic work

4.1 Check spelling and grammar and ensure typography meets the technical production and/or printing requirements of the brief

4.2 Back up and store files and completed documentation according to organisational requirements

4.3 Present completed work within agreed time and quality parameters