Write narration and material for current affairs, features and documentaries

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 CUAWRT403, 'Write narration and material for current affairs, features and documentaries'.
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. Clarify writing requirements

1.1 Identify sources for current affairs stories or narration in consultation with relevant personnel

1.2 Identify auditory and/or visual elements that may accompany script content

1.3 Identify target audience to select an appropriate script format that will meet their expectations

1.4 Identify production scheduling, timelines and other program issues that may affect writing assignments

2. Prepare to write scripts

2.1 Verify and source material and select information or angles to engage target audience

2.2 Summarise information to meet production requirements

2.3 Check and resolve any issues so material complies with laws and codes of practice relevant to broadcasting and publication

2.4 Prepare a script structure that creates an auditory and visual narrative for target audience

2.5 Complete preparation so production deadlines can be met

3. Write narration

3.1 Apply writing conventions and techniques to script development

3.2 Use language and layout to ensure scripts are easy to read

3.3 Refine and redraft scripts to meet creative, technical and production requirements

3.4 Read scripts aloud to test presentation and mark up copy for presenters as required

3.5 Submit copy to relevant personnel for consideration and review

3.6 Make changes to script to meet production deadlines

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

4. Obtain sign-off on scripts

4.1 Present final scripts to relevant personnel for validation

4.2 Discuss final changes with relevant personnel and make adjustments

4.3 Confirm scripts meet requirements and timelines for production