units

EDF3304

Faculty of Education

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Education
OfferedGippsland Second semester 2014 (Day)
Peninsula Second semester 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Hong Ming Ma (Gippsland); Dr Marc Pruyn (Peninsula)

Synopsis

In this unit students will construct, implement and evaluate integrated learning experiences through engaging with different forms of knowledge, including science, technology and studies of society and environment. This unit considers the ways in which scientific, technological, social, cultural, historical, environmental, and political meanings are constructed and transmitted within our society and the ways in which these key areas can be integrated and implemented in diverse educational settings and places. Students will continue to examine, critique and design interdisciplinary and integrated curriculum.

Outcomes

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

  1. show an understanding of the connections between the science, technology and studies of society and environment
  2. further develop their knowledge of integrated curriculum as a pedagogy
  3. design, plan and evaluate integrated learning experiences for a range of learners and places using science, technology and studies of society and environment
  4. critique their prior experiences in science, technology and studies of society and environment and consider the implications for their practice.

Assessment

Multimodal report (2000 words equivalent, 50%)
Integrated unit of work and resource (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:

  • 2-3 contact hours per week

(b.) Additional requirements

  • independent study to make up the minimum required hours per week

Prerequisites