Mix recorded 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 CUASOU409, 'Mix recorded music'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Mix recorded music' 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 music mix

1.1 Consult with relevant people to clarify mixing requirements with reference to documentation from recording sessions

1.2 Allocate sufficient time to complete the mix and organise required facilities and equipment

1.3 Anticipate problems that may arise during the mixing process, and plan accordingly

2. Mix music elements

2.1 Confirm that headphones and studio monitors are set at appropriate levels

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

2.3 Balance instruments and vocals

2.4 Apply appropriate effects to enhance the music mix

2.5 Apply understanding of music genre mix styles to enhance the sound of the mix

2.6 Consider client preferences when determining how the mix should sound

2.7 Remove unwanted sound from each recorded track in the mix

2.8 Seek feedback on draft mix from relevant people, and adjust as required

3. Finalise mixing operations

3.1 Save and deliver final mix in the required format for mastering

3.2 Complete relevant documentation on the final mix, and confirm adequate information is provided for mastering and other relevant people

3.3 Confirm work environment is cleaned after use and restored to pre-mixing condition

3.4 Evaluate own performance, and note areas for improvement