Use and adapt to changes in technology

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 CUSGEN01A, 'Use and adapt to changes in technology'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Use and adapt to changes in technology' 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

Elements and Performance Criteria

Element

Performance Criteria

1

Evaluate information about new technology

1.1

Where necessary seek information about the current technological changes that apply to the relevant industry

1.2

Evaluate the information according to the impact it will have on effective work performance within the industry, including information about:

changes in any type of equipment or technology used within the industry

likely effects of new technology on current work practices

ways of upgrading skills to include the use of new technology

2

Adapt to changes in the new technology

2.1

When required, undertake appropriate training of new technology to improve work practices

2.2

Read any relevant documentation that will assist in the practice of use of the new technology

2.3

When required, select appropriate equipment that is suitable for the specific uses defined by the new technology

2.4

Implement the new technology in current work practices

3

Update knowledge of new technology

3.1

Continually apply informal and/or formal research to update knowledge of any subsequent new technologies that may impact on work practices

3.2

Monitor current changes in technology and implement those changes when required

3.3

Share updated knowledge with colleagues as appropriate, and incorporate information into day-to-day work activities


Qualifications and Skillsets

CUSGEN01A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUV40403 - Certificate IV in Photoimaging
  • CUV30103 - Certificate III in Visual Arts and Contemporary Craft
  • CUV30203 - Certificate III in Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts
  • CUV40203 - Certificate IV in Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts
  • CUV40103 - Certificate IV in Visual Arts and Contemporary Craft