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EDF3311

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Education
OfferedGippsland Second semester 2010 (Day)
Peninsula Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Jane Bone (Peninsula); Ms Monica Green (Gippsland)

Synopsis

In this unit students will explore the components of place and space in the context of local and global educational settings and contexts. Students will engage in their own communities through local history, culture and environment. There is a significant focus on children's place making in their own educational settings and communities. The unit also considers how places affect relationships to other people and other places.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. appreciate and understand their own communities through local history, culture and environment;
  2. plan, implement and evaluate experiences that connect educational settings and communities;
  3. engage children in place making in their own educational settings and communities, and
  4. consider how places affect relationships to other people and other places.

Fieldwork

15 days placement. For middle school reduced to 5 days + (10 days to be done in secondary school setting)

Assessment

Assessment Task 1: Journal (2,000 words, 50%)
Assessment Task 2: Successful completion of placement and allied tasks (2,000 words or equivalent, 50%)

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Jane Bone

Contact hours

3 contact hours (max) per week, 9 hours private study including readings, completion of set tasks and self-directed learning