ASSESSMENT: AS91355 - Select and use planning tools to manage the development of an outcome ACHIEVEMENT STANDARD: nzqa.govt.nz/ncea/AS91355 NZ CURRICULUM AREA: Generic Technology CREDITS: 4 ASSESSMENT TITLE: Use planning tools to manage a project of your choice ASSESSMENT BRIEF: Design a project, use project management planning tools to manage the project development DESCRIPTION: Explore a variety of planning tools to improve your knowledge of project management ASSESSMENT CLARIFICATIONS: nzqa.govt.nz/ncea/subjects/technology/clarifications/level-2/as91355 MARKING SCHEDULE: add link to doc...
Learners determine their own project that develop solutions to needs + opportunities by visualizing their ideas using a wide variety of drawings, 2D, 3D + coding digital technologies informed by ‘intervention by design’ creative thinking. To demonstrate their final project idea, learners will document how they used planning tools to project manage their project.
Throughout their project, 'learners will develop broad technological knowledge that will equip them to participate in society as informed citizens & provide a platform for future digital technology related education and careers' NZC
These are the assessment key words & definitions you need to consider for your project.
Select: The planning tools you research & end up using to manage your project Planning tools: The tools on digital.school.nz/project-management Manage: How you stick to your project plan Development: The ongoing process of how you advance your project from idea to completion Outcome: What you create by the end of the year to present your project as a Pecha Kucha Effectively: How productive you are in class working on your project Efficiently: How you stick to your project plan Achievable goals: What you need to do to achieve your project goals Resources: time, materials, tools and equipment, research information, and community and school-based specialist knowledge and skills. Critical review points: The pre-planned review points throughout your project where you critically review if your project plan is on track, or if its not - how you modify your plan to meet new or revised deadlines or project schedule. THIS IS IMPORTANT.
Select and use planning tools to manage the development of an outcome involves:
1. selecting planning tools informed by a review of existing planning tools 'planning tools' are: brainstorms, mind-maps, idea banks, reflective journals and scrapbooks, plans of action, Gantt charts, flow diagrams, graphical organisers, and spreadsheets and databases. 'existing planning tools' are: those used by students, managers, industry mentors and practicing technologists.
2. using selected planning tools to set achievable goals, establishing resources required and determining critical review points 'achievable goals': is planning your time to make your movie by a certain date 'establishing resources': what 'critical review points':
3. managing the development and reviewing progress as planned to ensure completion of an outcome
Select and use planning tools to effectively manage the development of an outcome involves:
4.selecting planning tools informed by an analysis of existing planning tools 5. reviewing progress at critical review points to revise and/or confirm goals, resources and planning tools to ensure completion of an outcome.
Select and use planning tools to efficiently manage the development of an outcome involves
6. ongoing reflection on goals, resources and planning tools to optimise time and material use to ensure completion of an outcome.