Write about 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 CUAWRT503, 'Write about music'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Write about 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

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

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

1. Prepare to write material

1.1 Interpret writing brief and confirm type of material required in consultation with relevant people

1.2 Identify factors that may impact writing assignment, and plan accordingly

1.3 Determine style and tone appropriate to publication for which material is being written

1.4 Discuss plans or preliminary ideas with relevant people as required

2. Research topic

2.1 Use appropriate information sources to gather background material,

2.2 Conduct interviews with people to gather information as required

2.3 Review gathered information to determine approach to writing assignment

2.4 Discuss results of research, ideas, and proposed approach with relevant people as required

3. Write material

3.1 Work in accordance with work health and safety (WHS) and copyright legislation

3.2 Confirm language and writing style are suited to target audience and publication

3.3 Confirm specialised vocabulary is appropriate to writing brief and subject matter

3.4 Proofread and edit material to required standard, and check that it meets requirements of writing brief

3.5 Present draft to relevant people for review

3.6 Adjust material as required, and present final copy in agreed format and timeframe

3.7 Evaluate writing process, assess own performance, and note areas for future improvement