Prepare digital content

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 SIRXECM002, 'Prepare digital content'.
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



Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Determine digital content needs.

1.1. Determine organisational written and visual digital content needs.

1.2. Access and review organisational templates and content style guides to inform content development and ensure content consistency.

1.3. Identify platform functionality and limitations to inform content development.

1.4. Determine use of content across internal and external platforms to inform content development and allow ease of use across multiple platforms.

1.5. Access product and organisational information required for content development.

1.6. Plan content development that aligns with organisational branding and marketing activity.

2. Develop written content.

2.1. Develop written content that aligns with organisational style guide, branding and marketing activity.

2.2. Produce accurate and detailed written content that aids customer browsing and purchasing.

2.3. Use text styling that provides a clear hierarchy of content.

2.4. Use copywriting techniques that encourage customer engagement.

2.5. Plan and use keywords for search engine optimisation.

2.6. Check for correct use of grammar and spelling and make any required amendments.

2.7. Seek feedback from relevant personnel and make any required amendments to written content.

3. Develop visual content.

3.1. Source visual content that connects with the target market and aligns with organisational style guide, branding and marketing activity.

3.2. Edit visual content to generate high quality and appealing visual content.

3.3. Ensure visual content accurately represents products and services.

3.4. Seek feedback from relevant personnel and make any required amendments to visual content.

4. Upload digital content.

4.1. Gain approval for written and visual content.

4.2. Upload content to digital platforms using approved file extension scheme.

4.3. Arrange content in a logical design for improved user experience.

4.4. Ensure content is displayed in a visually appealing manner.

4.5. Seek input of relevant personnel to ensure accuracy and relevance of written and visual content.

4.6. View the content in closed contention mode, test on multiple devices, and make any required amendments.

4.7. Archive content and ensure version control is applied to track content history.

4.8. Ensure content is securely stored and backed up.