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 LGAGENE502A, 'Provide leadership within the council and community'.
- Google Links
- links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
- Reference books for 'Provide leadership within the council and community' 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
1 Perform at a high level as a councillor
1.1 Strategies for motivating self and influencing others are identified and demonstrated.
1.2 Communication and leadership styles are accommodated to suit a range of circumstances.
1.3 Research is undertaken to support presentations, discussion concepts and communication with council and the community.
1.4 Participation in the affairs of council and its groups or committees is timely, enthusiastic and inclusive of community interests.
1.5 Commitments are fulfilled as agreed to and as required by council and the community.
2 Provide leadership to council and community groups
2.1 Council expectations and community requirements are clarified and demonstrated.
2.2 Strategic approaches to decision making are supported.
2.3 Effective communication with council and community groups is established and maintained.
2.4 Actual or potential conflicts of interest are identified and dealt with according to legislative or policy protocol.
2.5 Legislation is complied with in actions and recommendations.
3 Provide a positive image of council
3.1 Legislative protocols and codes of practice are complied with in actions and recommendations.
3.2 Ethical behaviour is demonstrated by showing respect for individual and group rights in accordance with relevant legislation, protocols and codes of practice.
3.3 Diverse points of view and community interests are represented and respected where necessary.
3.4 Respect for all cultures and customs is encouraged and demonstrated at all times.
3.5 Decisions of council and matters of privilege and confidentiality are respected.
3.6 Work relationships with council staff are conducted in a manner that respects the differences between roles of staff and those of elected members.
4 Initiate and support development programs
4.1 Links with existing programs are encouraged.
4.2 A strategic approach to funding support is demonstrated.
4.3 Development programs are considered in line with strategic plans.
4.4 Feedback on resource use and program achievements against objectives is circulated to stakeholders.