Faculty of Education

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Education
OfferedGippsland First semester 2014 (Day)
Peninsula First semester 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Ms Nerissa Albon (Gippsland); Dr Peter De Vries (Peninsula)


In this unit students will construct, implement and evaluate learning experiences through engaging with and exchanging different forms of knowledge, including the arts, language and numeracy. Students will participate in research that involves them in critical engagements with a range of sign systems. Commonalities between the arts and numeracy will be established including colour, shape, line, form, tone, space, rhythm, time, texture, tactility, motion and various approaches to problem solving. Students will examine, critique and design interdisciplinary and integrated curriculum.


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

  1. develop an understanding of integrated curriculum as a pedagogy
  2. critique integrated curriculum as a pedagogy
  3. design, plan and evaluate integrated learning experiences for a range of learners
  4. show an understanding of the connections between the arts, language and numeracy in an educational context.


Research project (2000 words equivalent, 50%)
Integrated unit of work (2000 words equivalent, 50%)

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload equals 12 hours per week comprising:

(a.) Contact hours for on-campus students:

  • 1 hour lecture per week
  • 2 hour tutorial per week

(b.) Additional requirements

  • 9 hours of independent study per week