Course Title: Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term2 2015
Course Code: TCHE5749C
Course Title: Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills
School: 360T Education
Campus: City Campus
Program: C5321 - Diploma of Training Design and Development
Course Contact : Program Administrative Officer
Course Contact Phone: 9925 4933
Course Contact Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
Nominal Hours: 30
Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.
Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to recognise the core language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) demands of training and assessment, and to tailor training and assessment to suit individual skill levels, including accessing relevant support resources.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
TAELLN401A Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills
1.Determine the core LLN requirements of the training
1.1. Determine core LLN skill requirements of the training specification
1.2. Determine core LLN requirements of the training context
1.3. Use validated tools and other sources of information to determine existing core LLN skills of learners
2.Access specialist learning support
2.1. Determine the need for specialist core LLN assistance for the learner, based on evidence collected
2.2. Apply appropriate strategies for collaboration with specialist language, literacy and numeracy practitioners
3.Customise program to develop core LLN skills
3.1. Select and customise or develop learning and assessment materials that are appropriate to core LLN skills of training specification, training context and learners
3.2. Apply learning support strategies to assist learners to develop required core LLN skills
3.3. Continuously monitor and evaluate approaches to determine areas for improvement
Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to:
. determine the core LLN elements of a training program
. access specialist learning support as required
. customise a training program so that the program develops core LLN skills
Details of Learning Activities
This course is online. Activities include:
• blog/wiki discussion and participation
• participation in online discussion boards/threads and Collaborate sessions or other webinar-type activities
• keeping an online reflective journal
• analysis/critique of relevant reading material
• individual or group projects conducted through electronic media
• peer teaching and workshop presentations
• online research
For students who commenced February 2015 or July 2015
This course is taught over 15 weeks in semester 1. The course forms part of a cluster of 4 courses which together are referred to as the "Design" cluster; the other 3 units of the Design cluster are TAEDES501A Design and develop learning strategies, TAEDES502A Design and develop learning resources and TAEDES505A Evaluate a training program. In every session various elements will be covered from each unit in the cluster. In every session various elements will be covered from each unit in the cluster.
Note: While your teacher will cover all the material in this schedule, the order is subject to change depending on class needs.
|Session||Content||TAETAS501B (TNA)||TAEDES501A (strategies)||TAEDES502A(resources)||TAEDES505A(evaluation)|
Overview of course content and assessment requirements. The overview will summarise how learning strategies and resources are designed and developed in order to meet a specific training need, determined through a training needs analysis, and how to then evaluate the effectiveness of the strategy in meeting the training need.
Training needs analysis (TNA):Identifying organisational objectives; Identifying and accessing resources for TNA
Strategies:Clarifying what is needed in a learning strategy
Resources:Clarifying learning resource requirements
Evaluation: Determine aim and scope of evaluation
TNA: Developing TNA project plan
Strategies: Identifying stakeholders and resources
Resources:Understanding your target audience
Evaluation:Determine informaiton required to conduct evaluation
TNA:Building the relationship
Strategies: Developing learning strategy framework
Evaluation:Establish a project plan
TNA: Identifying and addressing issues affecting objectives of TNA
Strategies: Researching options for design of strategy
Resources:Development plan for resource
Evaluation:Ways of gathering information
TNA:Ways of gathering data; choosing which methods to use
Strategies:Learning theories and instructional design principles
Evaluation:Select evaluation instruments & gather data
TNA:Analysing work role requirements
Strategies:Learning theories and instructional design principles, continued
Resources:Analysing and mapping content specifications
Evaluation:Analyse the information gathered
TNA:Gathering information and data
Strategies:Contents and sequence of strategy
Resources:Writing content for the resource
Evaluation:Analyse the information gathered, continued
TNA:Gathering information and data continued
Strategies:Elaborating on strategy headings
Resources:Using clear and concise language/working with visuals
TNA:Analysing data to determine needs
Strategies:Developing strategy outcomes
Resources:Monitor work, checking specifications and facts
TNA:Analysing data to determine needs continued
Strategies:Measures for evaluating a strategy
Resources:Check text, format and visual design elements
TNA:Provide options and advice
Strategies:Feedback mechanisms for reviewing strategy
Resources:Validate and moderate the resource
Evaluation:Identify factors affecting performance
Resources:Review development process and identify areas for improvement
Evaluation:Document issues and conclusions and make recommendations
TNA:Finalising and presenting TNA
Strategies:Modifying the strategy and documenting changes
Resources:Documenting review process
Evaluation:Write evaluation report
|15||Revision of whole unit||E1,E2,E3||E1,E2,E3,E4||E1,E2,E3,E4,E5||E1,E2,E3,E4|
"Professional Training and Assessment" by Dan Hill, Terry Hill and Lee Perlitz, McGraw-Hill, 2013 will be the prescribed text for this course.
At the beginning of the course students will be directed to various web-based material and/or
electronic copies of learning resources.
Electronic resources are located on myRMIT>myStudies.
Overview of Assessment
During the program you will complete assessment tasks which are listed, in detail, at the beginning of the course. These tasks include :
- Workplace based projects
- Contributions to online discussion forums
An assessment policy summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.
Your courses assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies and procedures see http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/assessment
If you have a long-term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.
To demonstrate competency in this course you will need to complete all of the following tasks to a satisfactory standard.
You will receive written feedback on all assessment tasks.
Task 1: Address core LLN issues in training and assessment practice twice
You will address core LLN issues on at least two different occasions. You will need to provide evidence that includes:
- documentation setting out activities, resources and individual learning plans for a particular learner
- third-party observations of the candidate with a range of learners
- documentation of the use of the ACSF to determine LLN level.
Task 2: Online discussion boards
Contribute to online discussion boards. You will be evaluated using the following criteria:
- frequency of reading messages and posting responses;
- keeping to the topic with pertinent quality posts;
- engaging in critical dialogue through responding to other student’s posts and comments
Further details of the above assessment tasks will be provided in week 1, semester 1 via myRMIT> myStudies.
It is a requirement of the Dip VET (TAE50111) program that all assessment work be submitted electronically through the program shell in Blackboard. You are asked to submit any workplace projects as a single Word or PDF file which must include a signed RMIT Cover Sheet; multiple project files will not be accepted.
For students who commenced February 2015: Tasks 1 & 2 need to be submitted/completed by midnight Sunday August 2, 2015
For students who commenced July 2015: Tasks 1 & 2 need to be submitted/completed by midnight Sunday March 7, 2016
Grades used in this unit are as follows:
CA Competency Achieved
NYC Not Yet Competent
DNS Did Not Submit For Assessment
For further information on the grading system and criteria used, please refer to the course website at myRMIT Studies.
An assessment matrix will be available in week 1 of semester 1 via myRMIT>my Studies.
Your course involves participating in all online activities as directed by your facilitator. It is strongly advised that you do participate in order to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity to successfully complete this course.
Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential. Student program policy
You will be asked to participate in discussions with relevant teachers and your Program Co-ordinator. Such discussions may be conducted in a number of ways eg face-to-face, via telephone, using Skype or Google Hangout, etc. They are an important way of giving you feedback and supporting you by monitoring your academic progress.
Special consideration policy (Late submissions)
All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level. If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an extension.Extension
Special consideration is an assessment adjustment for unexpected circumstances that are outside your control, which:
• have a significant adverse impact on your performance in assessment or
• prevent you from attempting or submitting the assessment. Special Consideration
RMIT appeals process is available on the Appeals webpage www.rmit.edu.au/students/appeals
Academic Integrity and Plagiarism
RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity. Please refer to the Academic Integrity and Plagiarism policy
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