Edit sound

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 CUASOU407, 'Edit sound'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Edit sound' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Prepare for sound editing

1.1 Discuss production requirements and procedures with relevant people

1.2 Confirm necessary copyright releases have been obtained

1.3 Consider impact of using different release sound formats

1.4 Confirm sound editing software and equipment is operational and appropriate for production requirements

1.5 Prepare team work plan as required, and brief relevant people accordingly

1.6 Obtain original or copies of sound sources, and assess their quality against production requirements

1.7 Advise relevant people if sound sources do not meet production requirements, and propose options to resolve issues as required

1.8 Anticipate problems that may arise during sound editing, and plan accordingly

2. Edit complex sound sequences

2.1 Confirm format of sound sources is compatible with sound editing software and equipment

2.2 Follow work health and safety (WHS) procedures, and use safe work practices when using sound editing software and equipment

2.3 Listen critically to sound sources to determine extent and range of required edits

2.4 Use sound editing software and equipment to achieve technical and creative production outcomes, and to resolve identified problems

2.5 Collaborate with relevant people to meet production requirements

3. Create overall sound context

3.1 Determine purpose for which sound is being used in production

3.2 Select or produce appropriate sound effects that enhance the purpose, genre and technical/creative outcomes of the production

3.3 Incorporate sound effects and elements to meet creative and production requirements

4. Finalise editing operations

4.1 Listen to final sound mix with relevant people, and make adjustments as necessary

4.2 Save final files in correct format

4.3 Conduct quality check of final sound mix according to production requirements and enterprise procedures

4.4 Archive edited files, and complete relevant documentation according to production requirements and enterprise procedures

4.5 Confirm work environment is cleaned after use and restored to pre-editing condition

4.6 Collaborate with relevant people to organise a sound effect library for future productions

4.7 Provide feedback to production team members as required

4.8 Evaluate own performance and note areas for improvement