Present radio programs

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 CUFAIR301A, 'Present radio programs'.
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



Prepare for broadcasts

1. Organise presentation material so that it can be accessed easily during on-air sessions

2. Exercise voice in preparation for on-air sessions

3. Confirm that pre-recorded material is available for broadcast prior to commencement of broadcasts

4. Check with outgoing presenter that equipment is fully operational and refer faults or problems to relevant personnel

5. Cooperate with outgoing presenter as required to ensure a smooth transition between programs

Mix audio inputs

6. Mix audio inputs through the studio panel to produce required level and tonal balances

7. Prevent extraneous sounds not intended for broadcast from going to air

8. Cue and play presentation material according to program running sheets

9. Deal with equipment operational problems promptly and effectively throughout on-air sessions

10. Brief and cue studio guests as required

Present programs

11. Ensure presentation style is consistent with station requirements

12. Present material and interact with studio guests in a way that engages listeners

13. Recover presentation errors and respond to equipment malfunctions with minimum disruption to program flow

14. Respond to studio direction as required

Wrap up broadcast session

15. Time presentation material to allow smooth transition to the following program in consultation with the next presenter

16. Save relevant material for archiving and future use according to station procedures

17. Complete relevant documentation according to station procedures

18. Leave studio in an orderly state for the next presenter

19. Reflect on own performance during broadcasts and identify areas for improvement

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUFAIR301A appears in the following qualifications: