Compile audio material for broadcast

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 CUASOU305, 'Compile audio material for broadcast'.
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 record audio material

1.1 Confirm production requirements and deadlines with relevant personnel

1.2 Research topics to frame appropriate interview questions

1.3 Prepare questions that elicit information relevant to interview purpose and rehearse questions as required

1.4 Check portable audio recording equipment and accessories are fully functional and report equipment faults to relevant personnel

1.5 Check charged batteries are sufficient to meet recording needs

2. Record audio material on location

2.1 Select and position microphone to achieve optimum audio quality, taking into account hazards, background noise and weather conditions at location

2.2 Conduct sound and level checks to ensure audio recording equipment is fully functional and recording at optimum levels

2.3 Record an identification according to enterprise procedures

2.4 Record audio material according to production requirements

2.5 Record ambient sound as bridging material for the editing process, if required

2.6 Dismantle audio recording equipment and check all equipment is accounted for before leaving location

3. Edit audio material

3.1 Listen to recorded audio and identify edit positions to produce required audio segment

3.2 Transfer audio material to computer or software

3.3 Use software functions to edit audio material in accordance with production requirements and timelines

3.4 Listen to edited material to evaluate sound quality and content and to identify problems

3.5 Use editing software to solve identified problems, and seek advice if required

3.6 Save final edit in appropriate file format

3.7 Adopt safe ergonomic practices when using screens and keyboards for long periods of time

4. Submit edited material for broadcast

4.1 Leave worksite in original or improved condition for use by colleagues

4.2 Complete documentation and submit edited material for approval to relevant personnel by agreed deadline

4.3 Make final adjustments in response to feedback from relevant personnel

4.4 Archive edited material in accordance with enterprise procedures