Use digital literacy skills to access the internet

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 ICAICT108A, 'Use digital literacy skills to access the internet'.
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. Operate hardware at a basic level

1.1. Identify hardware components required to connect to the internet

1.2 Set up and check physical connectivity of devices

1.3 Use hardware components in an OHS compliant way

2. Ensure safe and secure online access

2.1 Connect and access relevant internet sites

2.2 Provide an appropriate level of personal information to maintain privacy and security

2.3 Comply with copyright and intellectual property legislation

2.4 Ensure an understanding of socially responsible behaviour

2.5 Assess the legitimacy of online requests to make an informed decision

2.6 Interpret and respond to security notifications that display due to browser software securitysettings or internet use

2.7 Assess email status and determine email security

2.8 Provide appropriate information to manage digital footprint

2.9 Assess the security of payments

2.10 Back up data as required through downloading to an external backup device

3. Research and analyse online information

3.1 Identify and use search engines to access relevant internet sites

3.2 Search and find relevant information or content

3.3 Refine search to increase relevance of information or content

3.4 Navigate a website to access the information or content required

3.5 Assess payment requirements to make sound financial decisions

3.6 Analyse the usefulness and accuracy of located information

4. Make transactions and participate online

4.1 Create, register, manage and secure an account

4.2 Observe appropriate user protocol online

4.3 Make secure transactions and identify methods of internet fraud

4.4 Identify and invite relevant friends, groups and pages to own website

5. Use applications and manipulate files

5.1 Use basic application skills

5.2 Incorporate attachments to documents

5.3 Back up files to external storage devices

5.4 Upload relevant components to a website

5.5 Download pictures and videos to an external device