Engage in the business of graphic design

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 CUVGRD601A, 'Engage in the business of graphic design'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Engage in the business of graphic design' 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. Adopt professional work practices

1.1 Develop and maintain a professional work ethic to support graphic design practice

1.2 Collaborate, communicate and share ideas with other professionals about creative and commercial aspects of graphic design

1.3 Evaluate the skills and knowledge needed to operate as a 3professional graphic designer

1.4 Evaluate own current skills and abilities and the need for further professional development

1.5 Evaluate all aspects of own practice on an ongoing basis, as a key component of professional and personal growth

2. Develop commercial skills for graphic design

2.1 Assess the key commercial relationships that operate in the graphic design sector, and how they are affected by changing trends

2.2 Investigate ways in which graphic design work is costed and charged in different industry contexts

2.3 Assess the opportunities and avenues used by graphic designers to promote their services

2.4 Analyse the client perspective in graphic design practice and its impact on professional practice

2.5 Develop an individual approach to the commercial aspects of own practice based on evaluation of relevant information

3. Analyse the rights and obligations of graphic designers

3.1 Evaluate the legal and moral rights and obligations of graphic designers

3.2 Practise work and business in ways that meet legal and moral obligations

3.3 Pursue own rights as a graphic designer consistent with own professional and ethical standards

4. Pursue professional graphic design opportunities

4.1 Evaluate new work opportunities for graphic designers at a local and global level

4.2 Identify and evaluate opportunities offered by current and emerging trends in graphic design