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 PRSSO323A, 'Lead small teams'.
- Google Links
- links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
- Reference books for 'Lead small teams' 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
Elements and Performance Criteria
Facilitate team planning
Individual and team purpose, roles and responsibilities are clarified, agreed upon and defined in accordance with organisational goals and objectives
Assignment instructions are identified and clearly communicated to team members in accordance with legislative and organisational requirements
Open communication within the team is encouraged and facilitated to ensure full understanding and accurate exchange of information
Team effort is rewarded and support provided to develop mutual concern and camaraderie and to maximise benefit from team diversity
Monitor team performance
Duties, rosters and responsibilities are assessed against and matched to team capabilities and is in accordance with assignment instructions, legislative and organisational requirements
Performance of the team and individual members is systematically monitored against defined measurable performance criteria to ensure the satisfactory completion of assignment instructions
Adequate consideration is given to contingencies when allocating specific rosters duties and responsibilities to team members
Performance expectations are assessed objectively against assignment and client expectations, team and individual capabilities
Performance expectations are communicated clearly to individual team members and the team as a whole
Industrial relations requirements are considered and adhered to in maintaining the team and addressing team and individual concerns
Develop team performance
Effective working relationships are established and maintained through the provision of appropriate support, communication and feedback
Constructive feedback on quality of performance is regularly provided to team members for integration into work practices
Positive action to address deficiencies or areas for improvement in team performance is taken and handled sensitively
Team is supported and encouraged to achieve its goals and changing priorities through active reflection and participation in team activities and communication processes
Team concerns are acknowledged and addressed as required and wherever possible discussed and resolved within the team
In the event of non-resolution, team concerns are constructively presented to and discussed with appropriate personnel in a timely and objective manner using established dispute resolution procedures