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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Education
OfferedGippsland First semester 2011 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2011 (Day)
Gippsland First semester (Open Learning) 2011 (Open Learning)
Peninsula First semester 2011 (Day)
Peninsula Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Ms Monica Green (Gippsland, Open-Learn); Ms Rosemary Bennett; Ms TerriAnne Philpott (Peninsula, On-campus)


In this unit students will explore the components of experiential education in the context of movement, environment and community. There will be an exploration of the dynamic interactions between the mind and body, the environment and sustainability and the context and community. Students will learn through experience of movement from the perspective of the learner, teacher and community.


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

  1. plan and implement learning experiences focusing on movement, environment and community;
  2. critique a variety of perspectives relating to movement, environment and community;
  3. demonstrate an understanding of the dynamic interactions between the mind and body, environment and sustainability, and the context and community; and
  4. use resources and equipment in a safe and ethical manner.


Assessment Task 1: Report (2,000 words or equivalent, 50%)
Assessment Task 2: Planning assignment (2,000 words or equivalent, 50%)

Chief examiner(s)

Ms Rosemary Bennett

Contact hours

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