Develop a communication plan

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 LGADMIN425A, 'Develop a communication plan'.
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. Develop communication objectives

1.1 The target audience is identified.

1.2 Relevant and appropriate media are identified and assessed in accordance with council requirements and audience needs.

1.3 Relevance of existing materials and activities is assessed based on changing communication needs and organisational policies.

1.4 Communication objectives are determined and integrated into council strategies and priorities.

2. Prepare a communication plan

2.1 The elements of a communication plan are determined in accordance with council requirements.

2.2 Forms of communications are evaluated in relation to communication objectives.

2.3 Promotions are evaluated for inclusion in the communication plan.

2.4 Objectives of the communication plan are developed and evaluated for cost effectiveness and for effectiveness.

2.5 Communication plan is prepared in accordance with council requirements.

3. Implement the communication plan

3.1 Resources required to complete the communication activities are obtained.

3.2 Responsibilities and functions are allocated to relevant personnel.

3.3 Communication materials are developed to suit purpose of the communication activity and requirements of the audience.

3.4 Professional assistance in the development of materials is sought as appropriate.

3.5 Communication is paced and sequenced to meet a range of requirements and types of audience.

4. Review and report on the communication plan

4.1 Feedback mechanisms are established and utilised to evaluate and review communication activities.

4.2 Reports are prepared in accordance with organisational requirements.

4.3 Communication activities are adjusted as appropriate.