Faculty of Education

Monash University

Undergraduate, Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 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, Postgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Education
OfferedGippsland First semester 2012 (Day)
Peninsula First semester 2012 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2012 (Day)
Peninsula Second semester 2012 (Day)
Gippsland First semester (Open Learning) 2012 (Open Learning)
Coordinator(s)Ms Monica Green (Gippsland, On-campus and Open-Learn); 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 TerriAnne Philpott (Peninsula)

Contact hours

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