Develop a digital data template

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 ICPPRP485, 'Develop a digital data template'.
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.

1 Identify content requirements

1.1 Data purpose is identified from job requirements and clarified with client

1.2 Data file format and type of database are identified

1.3 Layout is determined from job requirements and confirmed with client

1.4 Static and variable areas are identified according to job specifications

1.5 Accuracy of data is confirmed and signed off as such by client

1.6 Requirement for additional software integration is determined, such as postal software

2 Develop template

2.1 Fields are created and named consistently to reduce errors

2.2 Copy holes and data are marked-up to match job specifications

2.3 Report for the printer is developed which identifies relevant data assigned to each copy hole according to job specifications and business rules

2.4 Copy holes are assigned and related information documented for printer to understand the connection to the data

2.5 Correct number of fields is available for the job

2.6 Template is signed off as suitable by client

3 Finalise and test template

3.1 Business rules are tested and if possible a soft proof is reviewed

3.2 Final document is viewed with a markup language parser

3.3 Spot colours are converted to process colours where necessary

3.4 Template is well-formed, error-free and meets client needs

3.5 Template is extensible to meet future client needs

3.6 Template is finalised and made ready to send to the press