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 SISSSQU202A, 'Teach the basic tactics and strategies of squash'.
- Google Links
- links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
- Reference books for 'Teach the basic tactics and strategies of squash' 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. Plan basic squash session or sessions.
1.1. Assess participant's readiness and current knowledge of basic squash tactics and strategies in order to determine session aims and objectives.
1.2. Develop a plan according to participant's needs and characteristics, relevant legislation, organisational policies and procedures and accepted best practices of squash.
1.3. Identify safety procedures associated with basic squash drills, activities and games according to organisational policies and procedures.
1.4. Access suitable squash facility, equipment and resources according to organisational policies and procedures, and check to ensure safety and suitability.
2. Brief participants.
2.1. Communicate instructions and relevant information about basic squash drills, activities and games in a manner appropriate to participants.
2.2. Encourage participants to seek clarification, information and feedback as required.
2.3. Inform participants of known and anticipated risks, safety procedures, appropriate behaviour and squash rules and regulations.
2.4. Establish a suitable communication system to use while participating in drills, activities and games.
2.5. Conduct pre-match analysis and develop game plans and rally strategies which include tactics to counter strengths and weaknesses of own player or players and opposition player or players.
2.6. Prepare players psychologically for squash games played at a basic level.
3. Conduct drills, activities and games.
3.1. Apply clear and accurate teaching and coaching techniques to impart required knowledge and the requirements of the tactics and strategies to be developed.
3.2. Conduct warm-up and introductory activities for participants to reduce the risk of injury.
3.3. Monitor individual participant's performance and maintain effective communication during basic squash drills, activities and games.
3.4. Observe participants during squash drills, activities and games, and adjust or refine individual or group tactics and strategies as required.
3.5. Conduct in-match analysis and implement relevant adjustments where required.
3.6. Allow time for cooling down at the end of the session and inform participants of opportunities to further develop their squash tactics and strategies.
4. Complete post-session responsibilities.
4.1. Provide opportunities for participants to identify their personal progress and satisfaction with drills, activities and games, and give feedback as required.
4.2. Analyse performances of individuals and develop relevant on-going coaching strategies to enhance performance.
4.3. Evaluate relevant aspects of basic squash game and determine the level of learning achieved.
4.4. Identify potential areas of improvement for future basic squash games.