Manage copyright, ethics and privacy in an IT environment

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 ICAICT610A, 'Manage copyright, ethics and privacy in an IT environment'.
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. Manage adherence to copyright regulations

1.1 Review current Australian copyright law, in particular its relationship to information technology (IT)

1.2 Ensure that team members are aware of Australian copyright law and how it affects their work

1.3 Institute measures to ensure that copyright is not breached

1.4 Institute regular reviews to ensure organisational copyright requirements are up-to-date and team members are adhering to these requirements

1.5 Distribute updated versions if required

2. Manage ethical behaviour

2.1 Review appropriate code of ethics, both organisational and IT-specific

2.2 Acquaint team members with ethical requirements

2.3 Institute regular reviews of team member's ethical work practices and feedback to ensure correct application of the code

2.4 Ensure that stakeholders are aware of ethics code, and adjust appropriately following stakeholder feedback

2.5 Institute regular reviews of stakeholder understanding and application of code of ethics

2.6 Establish a review and grievance procedure to enable confidential reporting of ethical issues

2.7 Institute regular reviews of code of ethics, updating and distributing as required

3. Manage privacy

3.1 Institute a regular review of the relevance of legislation and standards to organisational outcomes, the organisation's privacy policy and procedures, and the work practices of team members with regard to these requirements

3.2 Determine and ensure the integrity, confidentiality, security and availability of information as required by the organisational policy

3.3 Ensure continued confidentiality and proprietary rights of stakeholders' interests

3.4 Contribute to the creation or updating of the organisation's privacy policy and procedures to align with privacy legislation

3.5 Distribute new or revised policy and procedures to stakeholders

3.6 Implement new work procedures and collect feedback from stakeholders