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 HLTAYV002, 'Make Ayurvedic lifestyle assessments'.
- Google Links
- links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
- Reference books for 'Make Ayurvedic lifestyle assessments' 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 define the essential outcomes
Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.
1. Determine scope of client needs
1.1 Explore and clarify client expectations
1.2 Provide clear information about scope and limits of lifestyle services to be provided
1.3 Recognise needs that are beyond scope of own practice and make appropriate referrals to other health care professionals
1.4 Identify and respond to any barriers to information gathering and assessment
1.5 Seek client information ethically and respectfully
2. Seek information and make assessment using Ayurvedic tools
2.1 Collect accurate and relevant health and lifestyle information, and document in a form which can be interpreted readily by other Ayurvedic practitioners
2.2 Follow clinical and practitioner hygiene procedures
2.3 Frame client questions based on Ayurvedic framework trividha pariksha (three fold examination) and ashtvidha pariksha (eight fold examination)
2.4 Determine prakruti, vikruti, ama and gunas using Ayurvedic principles
2.5 Accurately record clientâ€™s presenting issues, goals and expectations
2.6 Manage information and records in a confidential and secure way
3. Confirm assessment and discuss with client
3.1 Correlate findings from client assessment
3.2 Determine imbalances through review of findings according to Ayurvedic principles
3.3 Discuss assessment and rationale with the client
3.4 Assign and agree priorities and expectations in consultation with the client
3.5 Respond to client enquiries using language the client understands
3.6 Discuss referral and collaborative options with the client according to specific needs