Communicate effectively with arts professionals

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 CUAIND403, 'Communicate effectively with arts professionals'.
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. Determine communication requirements

1.1 Consult with relevantpersonnel to identify arts professionals with whom communication is needed

1.2 Clarify type of information needed from perspective of both parties

1.3 Gather information to support communication process

2. Exchange information with arts professionals

2.1 Organise mutually convenient interactions with arts professionals

2.2 Communicate purpose and expected outcomes of interactions with arts professionals

2.3 Present information in formats appropriate to situations and within required timeframes

2.4 Seek information from arts professionals to meet their identified needs within required timeframes

2.5 Establish rapport with arts professionals and accommodate diversity using verbal and non-verbal communication

2.6 Identify and act on potential barriers to effectivecommunication with arts professionals

3. Establish and maintain professional relationships

3.1 Establish honest and supportive relationships between own organisation and arts professionals

3.2 Develop trust and respect in business relationships using effective communication

3.3 Identify and use opportunities to maintain regular contact with arts professionals

3.4 Find and use information necessary to maintain sound business relationships

3.5 Fulfil agreements within scope of individual responsibility

3.6 Foster relationships using regular contact and effective interpersonal and communication styles