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 SITTIND001, 'Source and use information on the tourism and travel industry'.
- Google Links
- links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
- Reference books for 'Source and use information on the tourism and travel industry' 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 describe the essential outcomes.
Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.
1. Source and use industry information.
1.1.Identify sources of information on the structure and operation of the tourism and travel industry.
1.2.Access specific information of relevance to the tourism and travel industry to assist operational duties.
1.3.Obtain information on features of current and emerging tourism products and services relevant to job role.
1.4.Use knowledge of the tourism and travel industry and its products and services to enhance the quality of work performance.
2. Source and use compliance information.
2.1.Obtain information on laws specifically relevant to the tourism and travel industry and work compliantly.
2.2.Seek information on industry quality assurance schemes and use it to benefit own organisation.
2.3.Access information on career planning and equal employment opportunity (EEO) law.
2.4.Obtain information on ethical industry practices and conduct day-to-day tourism and travel activities according to those practices.
3. Source and use information on tourism and travel technology.
3.1.Source and access information on current and emerging technologies that impact on operational duties.
3.2.Use information on technology to suggest new and improved workplace practices.
3.3.Use current and emerging technology in day-to-day work activities to enhance the quality of work performance.
4. Update personal and organisational knowledge of the tourism and travel industry.
4.1.Identify and use a range of opportunities to update knowledge of the tourism and travel industry.
4.2.Monitor current issues and trends for the industry.
4.3.Share current tourism and travel issues and trends with colleagues.