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Contents

Resource overview
Customising this resource
Qualifications

Resource overview

This resource supports learning and assessment for BSBSUS501A Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability.

Training and assessment needs which this resource can assist you with include:

Sections in this resource
Section Overview

A Vision of Sustainability (button at top-right of screen)

An introduction to a case study on an organisation that has implemented sustainability policy and procedures.

Welcome (tab)

A brief introduction to the resource and where to start.

About this resource provides help with using the resource and some information about the Unit of competency.

Your task (tab)

A sample assessment task which is supported by the resources and learning activities within each topic.

A Skills check for self assessment of current knowledge and skills required for competency.

1. Develop (tab)

Topic 1: Develop workplace sustainability policy

Resources and learning activities to help learners complete the assessment task. Activities also provide the opportunity to gather additional evidence for formative assessment.

2. Implement (tab)

Topic 2: Communicate and implement sustainability policy

Resources and learning activities to help learners complete the assessment task. Activities also provide the opportunity to gather additional evidence for formative assessment.

3. Review (tab)

Topic 3: Review sustainability policy implementation

Resources and learning activities to help learners complete the assessment task. Activities also provide the opportunity to gather additional evidence for formative assessment.

More resources

Links to resources on the web.

A link to websites bookmarked at Delicious.

A glossary of terms used in the topic Readings.

Using the resource navigation

Please read About this resource (under the Welcome tab) to familiarise with the navigation and moving around the resource sections.

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Customising this resource

You are welcome to disaggregate and/or adapt this resource to suit your delivery/training needs. However, some components will require third party software to modify as indicated below.

Web pages

Open any of the web pages (.html files) in an HTML editor (eg FrontPage, Expression Web or Dreamweaver) and edit the text or add your own content. Free HTML editors are listed at http://del.icio.us/prep4elearning/html.

Word documents

Word documents (.doc files) can be edited using Microsoft Word. These are located in folders called ‘documents’.

Links at Delicious (social bookmarking website)

A collection of useful websites relating to environmentally sustainable work practices is bookmarked at the Delicious social bookmarking site. You can add your own bookmarks to this site by following these steps:

1 Go to the site: http://delicious.com/SustainableWork3

2 Click on ‘Sign In’ at the top-right of the screen.

3 Enter the following username and password:

When adding a bookmark, make sure you add a short description of the website. Also, assign at least one tag to each of your entries. You could use the same tags already used for the bookmarked entries or make up your own if needed. Note that tags are non-hierarchical descriptive keywords, allowing people to find more websites that others have found useful. Find out more under the Delicious ‘Help’.

Disaggregating components

The individual topics in this resource can be downloaded from http://www.tale.edu.au. Log in (using your DET portal login) and search using the topic name.

If you want to disaggregate more assets within the topics you can access them from the resource directory as follows:

For any word documents (eg recording tools provided in learning activities) open the folder called ‘lo’ and choose the topic folder you need. Open the topic folder (eg ‘resource_use’ for topic 1) and locate the word document within the ‘documents’ folder.

Or open the document you want while viewing the resource and select ‘Save as’ from the ‘File’ menu to download a copy.

For slide shows in Adobe Presenter copy the following folders to the location you will store the slide shows for access. The file you need to link to, or open, in order to run the Presenter slide show is called ‘index.htm’.

Disaggregating Presenter slide shows
Slide show Location and folders to copy

A Vision of Sustainability (introduction)

Copy the ‘applets’ folder at the root level of the resource folder.

Inside the applets folder open or link to the ‘index.htm’ file to run the slide show.

A Vision of Sustainability (within topics)

Open the ‘lo’ folder and choose the topic folder you need (eg ‘develop_policy’ for topic 1). Open the topic folder and copy its ‘applets’ folder.

Inside the applets folder open or link to the ‘index.htm’ file to run the slide show.

Online collaborative tools and strategies

Find out more about designing and facilitating online collaborative activities at the following websites. For example you can design learner-centred activities using web-based tools including blogs, wikis, podcasting, social bookmarking and virtual conferencing.

Your guide to social e-learning

Your guide to social e-learning provides practical information and ideas for how best to use popular web tools. It includes case studies, collaborative strategies and sample activities. You can look up strategies (as listed in the table above) to find suggestions for suitable web tools. http://flexiblelearning.net.au/socialelearning

Designing e-learning

See Designing e-learning for practical guides on e-learning strategies and tools, including collaborative. http://flexiblelearning.net.au/designing

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Qualifications

This Unit of competency forms part of the following qualifications and Statement of Attainment within BSB07 Business Services Training Package (as at September 2009):

 

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