units

EDF3303

Faculty of Education

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2015 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 First semester 2015 (Day)
Peninsula First semester 2015 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Ms Nerissa Albon (Gippsland) ; Dr Clare Hall (Peninsula)

Synopsis

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

Outcomes

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.

Assessment

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

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload equals 144 hours per semester comprising:

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

  • 1-hour lectures
  • 2-hour tutorials

(b.) Additional requirements

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

See also Unit timetable information

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