units

EDF3311

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
Monash Passport categoryInternship (Act Program)
OfferedGippsland Second semester 2015 (Day)
Peninsula Second semester 2015 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Monica Green (Gippsland); Dr Gloria Quinones (Peninsula)

Synopsis

In this unit students explore the components of place and space in the context of local and global educational settings and contexts. Students 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.

Outcomes

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
  4. consider how places affect relationships to other people and other places.

Fieldwork

15 days' placement in a primary school setting

Assessment

Journal (2000 words, 50%)
Successful completion of placement and allied tasks (2000 words or equivalent, 50%)

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload equals 144 hours per semester comprising:

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

  • 24 contact hours per semester

(b.) Additional requirements

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

See also Unit timetable information

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