Extend own information literacy skills to locate information

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 CULINL601A, 'Extend own information literacy skills to locate information'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Extend own information literacy skills to locate information' 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

1. Apply information literacy skills to meet needs

1.1 Refine understanding of information literacy concepts and what constitutes an information literate person

1.2 Determine exact nature and extent of information needs

1.3 Develop effective search strategies and select appropriate search tools to locate information

1.4 Assess the usefulness and relevance of information resources in relation to customer requests

1.5 Evaluate search results and adjust search strategies to meet information needs

2. Provide customers with search results

2.1 Critically analyse search results and select relevant information to meet purpose

2.2 Compile reference lists and bibliographies of relevant information resources following standard referencing styles

2.3 Select appropriate communication methods for presenting information to customers based on nature and purpose of requests and intended audience

2.4 Communicate with customers in relation to information requests according to organisational policies

2.5 Acknowledge copyright and licensing issues related to access and use of information

3. Evaluate own work and skills

3.1 Seek feedback from colleagues regarding own information literacy skills

3.2 Plan and implement strategies and opportunities to support lifelong learning

3.3 Evaluate own information literacy skills against own goals

3.4 Update knowledge of current and emerging technologies that impact on information literacy skills