Write song lyrics

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 CUAMCP302, 'Write song lyrics'.
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. Clarify lyric writing requirements

1.1 Identify purpose of lyrics to be written in consultation with relevant people

1.2 Identify appropriate cultural and stylistic contexts to suit the purpose of songs

1.3 Agree on nature of collaborative arrangements with composers or performers as required

1.4 Agree on the accepted conventions and formats for the final presentation of song lyrics in consultation with relevant people

2. Develop lyrical elements

2.1 Use own imagination and lyric writing resources to generate a range of ideas that suit the purpose and musical style of songs

2.2 Develop the message of songs, using a range of writing techniques and rhyme patterns to convey appropriate meaning, mood or effect

2.3 Apply knowledge of song structures and song formats to enhance the effect of songs

2.4 Align lyrics with starting points, climaxes and cadence points of a song’s melody

2.5 Review work in progress with relevant people and make adjustments as required

2.6 Present lyrics in agreed format

2.7 Review process for writing lyrics and note areas for future improvement

3. Promote own work

3.1 Address copyright issues to maximise income from song writing

3.2 Develop networks to maximise exposure of own songs