Manage collection maintenance and preservation procedures

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 CULICM602A, 'Manage collection maintenance and preservation procedures'.
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

1. Review and update maintenance and preservation procedures

1.1 Assess collection care and maintenance needs of specific collections based on knowledge of requirements for different types of materials

1.2 Assess the need for, and organise appropriate access to, specialist expertise

1.3 Ensure that, where applicable, preservation procedures comply with organisational digital preservation policy

1.4 Review and update policies, systems and procedures for the care, maintenance and preservation of material

1.5 Incorporate organisational priorities and constraints when developing new and revising existing procedures

1.6 Communicate maintenance and preservation procedures to relevant staff

2. Establish risk-management strategies and procedures

2.1 Identify key risk factors for collections and assess organisational capability to address risk, including digital collections

2.2 Develop appropriate risk-management strategies to prevent or minimise loss or damage in key areas, including the digital environment

2.3 Develop appropriate migration strategies to ensure preservation of data

3. Evaluate collection maintenance and preservation procedures

3.1 Instigate systems for the regular monitoring of collection maintenance and preservation procedures

3.2 Monitor procedures to identify aspects that need attention

3.3 Assess the application of safe and secure work practices and take action to address problems that arise

3.4 Contribute to monitoring the organisation's collection development and digital preservation policies

3.5 Consult with colleagues on a regular basis to obtain feedback on maintenance and preservation procedures

3.6 Use feedback and outcome of regular monitoring activities to improve procedures