Faculty of Education

Monash University

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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FacultyFaculty of Education
OfferedClayton First semester 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Mr Wing Chan


This unit bridges the knowledge and writing common to the workplace and to higher education learning. It develops awareness of the multiple knowledges that are valued in workplace and academic contexts. It provides students with opportunities to critically reflect on the contested nature of theoretical and experiential knowledge and to draw these into their academic research and writing.


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

  1. enhance their abilities to critically reflect on academic and workplace texts and practices
  2. develop the skills required to successfully complete the research and writing outcomes of the Bachelor of Adult Learning and Development program.


This unit is graded pass grade only (PGO)
Critical peer review (1600 words equivalent, 40%)
Critical review of practice (2400 words equivalent, 60%)

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload equals 144 hours per semester comprising:

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

  • 18 contact hours and 6 hours of online activity per semester

(b.) Additional requirements

  • 10 hours of independent study per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study