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 TAELLN815, 'Develop strategy for adult language, literacy and numeracy skill development in a community program'.
- Google Links
- links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
- Reference books for 'Develop strategy for adult language, literacy and numeracy skill development in a community program' 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. Clarify purpose for involvement
1.1 Identify the goals of the community program through consultation with relevant personnel
1.2 Clarify purpose for and role of adult language, literacy and numeracy practitioner involvement with community program personnel
1.3 Identify funding source and note parameters of program focus
1.4 Identify evaluation and reporting requirements
2. Analyse language, literacy and numeracy requirements of community program
2.1 Identify intended target group in consultation with program managers
2.2 Analyse the program goals to identify areas where language, literacy and numeracy issues may prevent the achievement of program goals
3. Provide leadership in designing language, literacy and numeracy support for the program
3.1 Design the most appropriate strategy for addressing the required language, literacy and numeracy issues based on theoretical understandings, the profile of the target group and the program goals
3.2 Recommend the most appropriate strategy, given the profile of the target group and the program goals, and confirm support from community program personnel
3.3 Develop an evaluation strategy to enable ongoing monitoring of the language, literacy and numeracy component
4. Implement support for the program
4.1 Work with community program personnel to implement the LLN component of the program
4.2 Identify and source resources to support LLN components of the program
4.3 Meet reporting requirements of stakeholder groups
5. Develop and implement a communication strategy
5.1 Analyse possible barriers to communication with the target group
5.2 Identify communication methods and approaches, at an appropriate language and literacy level, that are suitable for use with the target group
5.3 Monitor communication processes used throughout the program to ensure consistency of communication with the target group
6. Review the language, literacy and numeracy component of the program
6.1 Implement the evaluation strategy
6.2 Periodically review the implementation of the language, literacy and numeracy support for the community program and make modifications when required
6.3 Review program outcomes for target group