Research and critique cultural work(s)

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 CUVADM13B, 'Research and critique cultural work(s)'.
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 Research context of cultural work(s).

1.1 Identify relevant sources of information on cultural work(s).

1.2 Identify and explore potential new and alternative sources which are relevant to the work(s).

1.3 Use formal and informal research techniques appropriately to access information.

1.4 Organise research materials and findings for current and future use.

2 Link research to cultural work(s).

2.1 Critically evaluate work(s) and information related to the work(s).

2.2 Assess ways in which different aspects of history, theory and other influences are applied, adapted or challenged within the cultural work(s).

2.3 Develop substantiated position(s) to inform critical analysis of work(s).

3 Present critique.

3.1 Produce written or spoken texts on cultural works in appropriate genre to meet organisational or publishing requirements.

3.2 Apply appropriate text specifications to meet different audience and purpose requirements.

3.3 Apply relevant cultural protocols to the critique of cultural work(s).

4 Update and maintain knowledge of trends related to domain of cultural work(s).

4.1 Identify and use opportunities to update and expand knowledge of history, theory and other influences on cultural work(s).

4.2 Incorporate and integrate knowledge into cultural analysis and reporting.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUVADM13B appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUL40204 - Certificate IV in Museum Practice
  • CUS60109 - Advanced Diploma of Music
  • CUS50109 - Diploma of Music
  • CUV60307 - Advanced Diploma of Creative Product Development
  • CUE60103 - Advanced Diploma of Design for Live Production, Theatre and Events