Develop professional illustrations

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 CUVILL501A, 'Develop professional illustrations'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Develop professional illustrations' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria

1. Interpret the illustration brief

1.1 Analyse the illustration brief in terms of key communication objectives

1.2 Develop an understanding of the broader context for the illustrative work

1.3 Develop shared understandings of illustration requirements with relevant people

2. Generate and assess ideas for illustrations

2.1 Evaluate the specific context and proposed media for the illustrative work

2.2 Identify and source references that inform illustration in the relevant context

2.3 Consider current and emerging trends and thinking about illustration

2.4 Explore and experiment with different approaches and techniques for communication of key messages

2.5 Create appropriate relationships between different visual components

2.6 Maximise contributions of others through collaboration on ideas, including other experts as required

2.7 Reflect on ideas for technical, creative and budgetary implications

2.8 Refine and select approaches that best balance the overall needs of the brief

3. Create illustrations

3.1 Create impactful illustrations through effective engagement with the elements and principles of design

3.2 Use advanced compositional skills to establish strong spatial relationships in illustrations

3.3 Create appropriate mood and feeling in illustrations

3.4 Develop and reflect evolving personal style in illustrative work

3.5 Engage in an ongoing process of testing, creative collaboration and refinement during the process

4. Finalise illustrations

4.1 Negotiate and agree to modifications and amend as required

4.2 Develop accurate and comprehensive documentation to support the production process

4.3 Present final illustrations and documentation to relevant people and confirm

5. Evaluate effectiveness of illustrations

5.1 Evaluate completed illustrations in terms of success in achieving objectives

5.2 Assess work against other creative, technical and business considerations

5.3 Analyse and evaluate feedback from client and others

5.4 Reflect on own role in design process and note areas for future improvement