Produce sound recordings

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 CUASOU504, 'Produce sound recordings'.
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. Confirm concept for recording project

1.1 Use knowledge of commercial trends, market niches, new styles and artists to develop the vision and concept for a recording project

1.2 Discuss and confirm vision and concepts with relevant people, and achieve consensus on project outcomes

1.3 Establish and discuss production requirements for recording project with relevant people

1.4 Research copyright requirements to confirm project process and outcomes will comply with legislation

2. Confirm arrangements for recording project

2.1 Confirm repertoire, artists, project outcomes and operational details with relevant people

2.2 Confirm project outcomes can be achieved within time and budget constraints

2.3 Plan and agree on communication processes and recording schedule with relevant people

2.4 Draw up and distribute rehearsal and recording schedules to relevant people

2.5 Discuss and confirm appropriate recording locations with relevant people

3. Coordinate and conduct sound recording sessions

3.1 Confirm that sessions are scheduled to allow adequate rehearsal and sound testing prior to main recording sessions

3.2 Confirm recording location, sound equipment and recording format meet production and work health and safety (WHS) requirements

3.3 Assess the acoustic characteristics of the recording location, and provide feedback on instrument/voice placement and settings to relevant people

3.4 Provide balanced, constructive and supportive feedback to artists, to ensure that performance meets project expectations

3.5 Recognise and consider individual perspectives, and negotiate acceptable outcomes to conflicts as required

3.6 Monitor and adjust recording to produce a final product that meets required project outcomes

4. Evaluate recording process and product

4.1 Use appropriate techniques to evaluate the recording process and completed product

4.2 Seek feedback and opinions from relevant people, and document results of evaluation

4.3 Evaluate own role in the recording process, and note areas for improvement

4.4 Use evaluation results to improve future practice