Write content for a range of media

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 CUAWRT301, 'Write content for a range of media'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Write content for a range of media' 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

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

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

1. Prepare to write content

1.1 Identify production requirements for content with relevant personnel

1.2 Identify purpose of content and publishing medium that may affect the way content will be written

1.3 Identify text-based content that may be incorporated and referenced, and organise copyright clearances as required

1.4 Cross-check with additional sources to find information where there are perceived gaps in text-based content

1.5 Analyse available data to identify needs and perspectives of target users and audience

1.6 Generate a range of ideas relevant to content purpose and target audience

1.7 Evaluate and select most appropriate content ideas and writing styles in consultation with relevant personnel

2. Draft content

2.1 Classify, structure and sequence content so it is easy to read or navigate

2.2 Draft content using writing and communication principles

2.3 Draft content using writing techniques appropriate to content purpose

2.4 Refine and redraft content to meet creative requirements

2.5 Check content complies with laws and codes of practice relevant to broadcasting and publication

2.6 Provide captions or descriptions for media assets as required

2.7 Apply presentation techniques to enhance readability

2.8 Proofread content and conduct readability tests if appropriate

2.9 Submit final draft to relevant personnel for consideration and review, where appropriate

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

3. Finalise content

3.1 Incorporate feedback from relevant personnel into final content, where appropriate

3.2 Submit content by agreed deadline according to organisational procedures

3.3 Save and archive content according to enterprise procedures

3.4 Seek feedback from relevant personnel on content and writing process and note areas for improvement, where appropriate