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 PSPGOV513A, 'Refine complex workplace documents'.
- Google Links
- links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
- Reference books for 'Refine complex workplace documents' 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. Critically analyse information
1.1 Information is tested for relevance, reliability, consistency and usefulness to the task/organisation.
1.2 Fact is separated from opinion and underlying values and beliefs are identified.
1.3 Cultural context of the information is taken into account in the analysis.
1.4 Stereotypes, bias, prejudice and motive are recognised.
1.5 Conclusions are drawn and a critical analysis with supporting evidence is prepared and submitted in accordance with organisational requirements.
2. Compose/refine complex documents
2.1 The purpose, audience and objectives of complex documents are confirmed in accordance with organisational requirements.
2.2 Structure and content of document is approved in line with the purpose and intended audience.
2.3 Risk assessment is undertaken and risk management is implemented in relation to document preparation and content, in accordance with the nature and classification of the material.
2.4 Information/documents provided by others are analysed for bias, gaps, the influence of values, attitudes and context, conflicting advice/evidence and political implications.
2.5 Information is synthesised and complex documents are prepared and submitted in accordance with organisational requirements, legislation, policy and procedures.
2.6 Feedback is provided to contributors of information/documents to improve future input in a manner that provides learning opportunities for the researchers/authors.