Lead forest and wood products industry innovative thinking and practice

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 FWPCOT8101, 'Lead forest and wood products industry innovative thinking and practice'.
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



Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions.

1. Generate innovative thinking and creativity

1.1 Research trends and conditions shaping organisation's current and future thinking and practice.

1.2 Evaluate drivers, enablers and issues that impact on individual and collective innovative thinking and creativity.

1.3 Introduce techniques and tools that foster and promote creative thinking, new ideas and innovative knowledge transfer.

1.4 Establish an environment conducive to innovative thinking and creativity

2. Lead innovative practices

2.1 Develop and refine a transformational leadership style to set new direction and sell the adoption of innovative practices.

2.2 Initiate and promote innovative practices, processes and products appropriate to organisational mission and business philosophy.

2.3 Identify, evaluate and manage risks associated with encouraging innovation across the organisation.

2.4 Establish conditions necessary for others to implement and manage innovative practices.

3. Generate and support a culture of innovation

3.1 Inspire and motivate others to strive for innovative achievement

3.2 Establish the conditions necessary to empower others and effect change

3.3 Encourage, develop and shape cultural beliefs, norms and behaviours that support open sharing of innovative ideas and practices

3.4 Devise and execute organisational strategies that foster a workplace philosophy of innovation.