Work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural material

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 CULATS501A, 'Work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural material'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural material' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria

1. Source Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander cultural material

1.1 Identify and locate cultural material that may be appropriate for exhibition or display in museum collections

1.2 Confirm traditional ownership of cultural material and consult with appropriate communities

1.3 Consult with traditional custodians to determine suitable keeping place for materials not authorised for general exhibition

1.4 Negotiate permission and advice for the use of cultural material according to cultural protocols

1.5 Complete records according to cultural protocols

1.6 Research issues and protocols in relation to the return of cultural material to local Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander communities

2. Handle Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander cultural material

2.1 Describe, move, store, maintain and return cultural material according to cultural requirements

2.2 Note aspects of objects that need repair or attention and take action within scope of own job role or refer to relevant personnel as required

2.3 Communicate specific cultural requirements to colleagues

3. Prepare Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander cultural material for exhibition

3.1 Consult with custodians to determine culturally appropriate approaches to promote, exhibit and display material, and limitations to mode of exhibit

3.2 Develop culturally appropriate interpretive approaches

3.3 Develop exhibition support materials that take account of cultural protocols in consultation with custodians

3.4 Communicate requirements for exhibition of cultural material to colleagues