Develop techniques for presenting information on radio

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 CUFAIR201A, 'Develop techniques for presenting information on radio'.
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



Identify the elements of effective on-air presentation

1. Listen to a range of radio programs and identify factors that might attract or alienate listeners

2. Discuss ideas about effective presentation styles with colleagues and/or mentors

3. Identify factors that foster a positive relationship between presenter and listeners

Develop techniques for reading scripted material

4. Use full vocal range and vary the pace of delivery as an aid in reading scripted material in a natural way

5. Use loudness and softness as an aid in communicating a message

6. Break sentences into logical chunks based on content as a way of emphasising key information

7. Check and use the correct pronunciation of words

Develop techniques for communicating effectively with listeners

8. Speak to listeners in a conversational, one-on-one manner

9. Use own personality to create rapport with, and respect of, listeners

10. Practise moving naturally between short improvised pieces and scripted material

11. Imagine yourself as a listener and present information in a way that would draw you into the message being conveyed

12. In consultation with relevant personnel, experiment with microphone placement to determine the optimum position for achieving correct audio levels

Contribute to on-air programs

13. Rehearse scripted material to be presented live or pre-recorded

14. With the assistance of relevant personnel, record scripted material according to production requirements

15. Evaluate own performance and seek feedback from colleagues to identify areas for improvement

16. Record material again as required

17. Deliver finished recording to relevant personnel according to station operating procedures

18. Present agreed program segments live to air in conjunction with experienced broadcasters

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUFAIR201A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUF20107 - Certificate II in Creative Industries (Media)
  • CUF30107 - Certificate III in Media