Analyse music

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 CUAMLT601, 'Analyse music'.
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 analysis requirements

1.1 Discuss with appropriate people the purpose and scope of the music analysis brief

1.2 Determine appropriate methodologies for analysing music in the context of the required task

1.3 Confirm the musical styles, genres and historical/cultural contexts of the selected music to be analysed

1.4 Clarify timelines for completion of analysis and factors that may impact on the analysis

2. Analyse elements of music for aesthetic and expressive qualities

2.1 Assess the selected music to determine the overall style and character of the music

2.2 Listen critically to and deconstruct musical elements to analyse how expressive, aesthetic and technical qualities are achieved

2.3 Confirm that the range of functional musical elements is appropriate to meet the standard required for analysis

2.4 Evaluate how production or technical requirements of realisation of the selected music impact upon the aesthetic and expressive qualities

2.5 Engage in discourse about aesthetic and artistic qualities of the selected music to inform own ideas

3. Convey the musical analysis

3.1 Incorporate in the analysis theory of music and related music vocabulary

3.2 Synthesise evidence and conclusions of the musical analysis in required format and within agreed timelines

3.3 Discuss analysis with appropriate people, and adjust as required

3.4 Seek feedback from appropriate people, evaluate own music analysis and processes, and note areas for future improvement