Faculty of Education

Monash University

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

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

FacultyFaculty of Education
OfferedGippsland Second semester 2015 (Day)
Peninsula Second semester 2015 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Hong Ming Ma (Gippsland); Dr Marc Pruyn (Peninsula)


In this unit students construct, implement and evaluate integrated learning experiences through engaging with different forms of knowledge including science, technology and studies of society and environment. The unit considers the ways in which scientific, technological, social, cultural, historical, environmental, and political meanings are constructed and transmitted within our society and the ways in which these key areas can be integrated and implemented in diverse educational settings and places. Students continue to examine, critique and design interdisciplinary and integrated curriculum.


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

  1. show an understanding of the connections between science, technology and studies of society and environment
  2. further develop their knowledge of integrated curriculum as a pedagogy
  3. design, plan and evaluate integrated learning experiences for a range of learners and places using science, technology and studies of society and environment
  4. critique their prior experiences in science, technology and studies of society and environment and consider the implications for their practice.


Multimodal report (2000 words equivalent, 50%)
Integrated unit of work and resource (2000 words equivalent, 50%)

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload equals 144 hours per semester comprising:

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

  • 2-3 contact hours per week

(b.) Additional requirements

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

See also Unit timetable information

Chief examiner(s)