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 PSPREG411A, 'Gather information through interviews'.
- Google Links
- links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
- Reference books for 'Gather information through interviews' 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. Prepare for interview
1.1 The need for an interview is determined, and the context and requirements are established in accordance with organisational and legislative requirements.
1.2 Interview planning is undertaken to ensure desired outcomes are achieved.
1.3 Interview arrangements are made in accordance with legislative and organisational requirements.
1.4 Materials to be used during the interview are prepared as required.
1.5 Advice is obtained as required on legislative or administrative issues relating to the conduct of the interview.
2. Conduct interview
2.1 Commencement of the interview is undertaken following organisational protocols and complies with legislative requirements.
2.2 Interview is conducted in a planned manner, with the sequence evident to others who may use the outcomes.
2.3 Questions are selected and used that are relevant, comprehensive, appropriate to the situation and the interviewee and adhere to the rules of evidence.
2.4 Problem solving skills are used to test, compare and contrast information as it is provided to influence the direction of further questions.
2.5 Information is recorded in accordance with organisational policy and procedures.
2.6 Personal conduct is maintained in accordance with legal and organisational requirements and takes account of cultural and ethical issues.
3. Review and correlate information
3.1 Information is reviewed and clarified to ensure its relevance and sufficiency prior to concluding the interview.
3.2 Information is transcribed if necessary and sensitive information is dealt with in accordance with organisational policy and procedures.
3.3 Detailed analysis is conducted, and incomplete and irregular information is identified and noted or followed up in accordance with the nature of the interview and organisational requirements.
3.4 Behavioural characteristics of significance to the purpose of the interview are confirmed.
3.5 Post-interview activities are undertaken as required in accordance with organisational policy and procedures.