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Unit of competency details

CUAWRT501 - Write about dance (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to CUAWRT501A - Write about danceUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages. 20/Nov/2013

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 15/Jan/2016
(View details for release 1) 21/Nov/2013


Accredited courses that have this unit in the completion mapping

Training packages that include this unit

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 100705 Written Communication 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 100705 Written Communication 05/Mar/2014 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 2

This version released with CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Package version 2.0. Updated assessment conditions section. Updated modification history section to reflect changed name of training package.

Release 1

This version first released with CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Package version 1.0.

Application

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required by writers to research issues and apply a sound knowledge of grammar and punctuation when writing original and non-narrative dance content for a range of purposes.

Typical writing briefs could include creating program notes for performances, reviews of live and recorded dance performances, as well as dance editorials and dance commentary pieces for a range of media.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Unit Sector

Communication - writing

Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements 

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance Criteria 

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

1. Prepare to write material

1.1 In consultation with relevant personnel, confirm type of written material required

1.2 Identify factors that may affect the writing assignment and plan accordingly

1.3 Determine style or tone appropriate to the target publication

1.4 Discuss plans or preliminary ideas with relevant personnel as required

1.5 Take account of copyright and issues that could lead to legal action when planning writing assignments

2. Research topic

2.1 Use appropriate information sources to gather background material

2.2 Conduct interviews to gather information as required

2.3 Review information gathered to determine the best approach to writing assignments

2.4 Discuss results of research, ideas and proposed approach with relevant personnel as required

3. Write material

3.1 Ensure that language and writing style are suited to the target audience and publication

3.2 Ensure that specialised vocabulary is appropriate to the context of brief and subject matter

3.3 Ensure that work is proofed and edited to required standard

4. Review written piece

4.1 Present a draft for review by relevant personnel

4.2 Adjust work as required and present final draft in the agreed manner and timeframe

4.3 Evaluate writing process, assessing own performance and noting areas for future improvement

Foundation Skills

This section describes language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills incorporated in the performance criteria that are required for competent performance.

Skill 

Performance Criteria 

Description 

Learning

4.3

  • Evaluates own performance and identifies areas for improvement

Reading

1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.3

  • Analyses information from written sources

Writing

2.2, 3.1, 3.2, 4.1, 4.2

  • Communicates relationships between ideas and information in a style appropriate to audience and purpose
  • Uses vocabulary, grammatical structures and conventions appropriate to texts

Oral communication

1.1, 1.4, 2.2, 2.4, 4.1, 4.2

  • Seeks the views and opinions of others
  • Obtains information by listening and questioning
  • Participates in a verbal exchange of ideas
  • Uses clear language to contribute information and express requirements

Navigate the world of work

1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 2.1, 2.4, 3.3, 4.1, 4.2

  • Follows protocols for producing written material
  • Meets work deadlines

Interact with others

1.1, 1.4, 2.2, 2.4, 4.1, 4.2

  • Works collaboratively to achieve writing goals
  • Selects and uses communication practices and protocols appropriate to the audience

Get the work done

1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 4.1, 4.2

  • Adopts a logical and methodical approach to the process of researching, writing and editing text-based material
  • Sources information and reference material in a timely fashion
  • Generates a range of text-based content ideas in response to briefs
  • Uses the internet as a research tool
  • Uses standard word processing applications to write material

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title  

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

CUAWRT501 Write about dance (Release 2)

CUAWRT501 Write about dance (Release 1)

Updated assessment conditions section. Updated modification history section to reflect changed name of training package.

Equivalent unit

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=1db201d9-4006-4430-839f-382ef6b803d5

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 2

This version released with CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Package version 2.0. Updated assessment conditions section. Updated modification history section to reflect changed name of training package.

Release 1

This version first released with CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Package version 1.0.

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to:

  • apply the principles of writing and communication to meet the requirements of dance writing briefs
  • write content for specific target audiences
  • demonstrate a sound knowledge of grammar, punctuation and writing styles
  • work collaboratively
  • work under pressure and meet deadlines.

Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided for each of the above points at least once.

Knowledge Evidence

To complete the unit requirements the individual must:

  • demonstrate well-developed knowledge of the following dance-related issues:
  • dance styles and genres
  • dance form and performance conventions
  • repertoire as it relates to relevant dance styles or genres
  • cultural circumstances of dance performance
  • technical processes and demands of choreography or dance performances
  • empathy with the creative work of performers
  • describe issues and challenges that arise when writing about dance and live performance and suggest solutions to address them
  • discuss the way readers scan and read written material and the implications of this for writers
  • in relation to the chosen publication medium, describe key features of:
  • communication principles in writing
  • writing and presentation techniques
  • describe how the following apply to writers:
  • laws and regulations governing defamation and obscenity
  • copyright
  • work health and safety (WHS) issues in relation to working for long periods of time on computers.

Assessment Conditions

Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates consistent performance of typical activities experienced in creative arts industry environments. The assessment environment must include access to:

  • equipment and software
  • dance-related information sources.

Assessors of this unit must satisfy the requirements for assessors in applicable vocational educational and training legislation, frameworks and/or standards.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=1db201d9-4006-4430-839f-382ef6b803d5