Originate a body of independent creative work

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 CUAPPR601, 'Originate a body of independent creative work'.
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. Develop conceptual thinking

1.1 Identify potential for individualised or specialised research based on current practice

1.2 Investigate new sources of ideas, trends and research opportunities

1.3 Evaluate own practice to evolve personal ideas with due consideration of intellectual property requirements

1.4 Use critical analysis to challenge assumptions, preconceptions and norms, and evolve ideas and innovative approaches for own work

1.5 Hone and adapt ideas for work and personal goals, based on emerging ideas and research

2. Seek professional opportunities and engagement

2.1 Pursue opportunities for professional work based on established goals and aspirations

2.2 Evaluate potential commercial opportunities as part of a viable professional practice

2.3 Engage with professionals within and outside the arts community to further develop own ideas, professional identity and opportunities for work

2.4 Establish sustainable ways to support ongoing professional engagement

3. Plan an independent creative project

3.1 Integrate individual research, personal ideas and professional realities to confirm the concept and strategy for a body of creative work

3.2 Develop and implement a plan incorporating objectives, resources, risk and contingency planning, budget and timelines, adjusting plan as necessary

3.3 Consider and integrate the promotion, exhibition and communication of the work in the planning process

4. Realise the body of creative work

4.1 Integrate command of technique, materials and process to create finished work of professional standard suitable for the public domain

4.2 Deepen individual engagement with techniques, ideas and the relationships between them

4.3 Apply critical and creative thinking to challenge, adapt and refine the creative work

4.4 Further evolve and refine ideas through processes of experimentation and exploration

4.5 Address the disparate challenges of the project, adapting the project approach as required to complete work on time and within budget

5. Evaluate professional work

5.1 Seek and apply constructive feedback from others to improve own work

5.2 Evaluate work against planned strategy for own creative practice

5.3 Evaluate own work and technical skills in the context of work by others to extend own practice

5.4 Adjust work processes and practice as necessary to improve technical, conceptual and commercial outcomes