Write simple stories

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 CUAWRT302, 'Write simple stories'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Write simple stories' 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. Clarify storytelling requirements

1.1 Discuss storytelling briefs, including target audience, format, timelines and delivery platforms,with relevant personnel

1.2 Identify purpose of dialogue, characters, point of view and setting to structure storylines

1.3 Discuss visual and aural storytelling structures that may meet the requirements of briefs with relevant personnel

2. Prepare to write stories

2.1 Research stories from a range of creative works that may inspire story ideas

2.2 Research subject areas using a variety of information sources

2.3 Experiment with linear and non-linear storyline structures

2.4 Use imagination to develop ideas for characters, plots and settings

2.5 Develop ideas for scenarios, contexts and situations in which characters act, react and resolve

2.6 Select story structure and content that best meets requirements of briefs

2.7 Seek feedback from relevant personnel on proposed story and refine approach as required

3. Draft stories

3.1 Use a creative writing style appropriate to specified stories

3.2 Use appropriate software tools to draft stories

3.3 Use correct grammar, punctuation and accurate spelling

3.4 Proofread copy to check for spelling, grammatical, typographic and other errors

3.5 Submit draft stories to relevant personnel for feedback and amend as required

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

4. Refine stories

4.1 Evaluate stories in line with agreed criteria

4.2 Check stories comply with laws and codes of practice relevant to broadcasting and publication

4.3 Discuss and confirm additional requirements or modifications to stories with relevant personnel

4.4 Complete necessary amendments within agreed timelines