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Unit Standard No.12164Page 18

Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information;

Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written presentation;

Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the environment and health of others;

Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising that problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation;

In order to contribute to the full personal development of each learner and the social and economic development of the society at large, it must be the intention underlying any programme of learning to make an individual aware of the importance of:

Reflecting on and exploring a variety of strategies to learn more effectively;

Participating as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities;

Being culturally and aesthetically sensitive across a range of social contexts;

Exploring education and career opportunities, and

Developing entrepreneurial opportunities.

11. Levels of learning activity

In doing learning activities with a view to obtaining credits and/or a qualification, you are likely to come across the following words which ask you to do certain tasks in a certain way. The table below provides some explanation of what is expected of you when specific words are used:

Level

Description

Explanation

Low Order (ie. learners report on what they know or believe)

Recall

To remember or to recollect

Recount

To give an account of something; to describe something in your own words

Describe

To explain or tell what you read or experienced

Express an opinion without substantiation

To give your own view or judgment about something, without necessarily giving reasons as to why you hold that particular view.

Yes/No questions

To state “yes’ or “no” to specific questions, based on your opinion

Middle Order (ie. learners reorganise what they know)

Interpret

Explain the meaning of something, using your own words

Summarise

To state something in a concise manner; to sum up what the main ideas or content is of a particular topic

Compare

To draw a comparison between two things; to highlight the differences and similarities between two ideas/concepts/approaches/beliefs etc

Translate

To restate something in different, often simpler, language

Exemplify

To provide an example of your opinion/belief/statement

Categorise

To place something in a category (usually there are a set number of categories ie. the list of categories is not endless)

Classify

As per “categorise” above

INSMAT final materials31/10/03

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