INTEGRATED CURRICULUM: CONTENT, PEDAGOGY AND ASSESSMENT
Credit points: 15
In this subject, students investigate different views of integrated curriculum. They examine the idea that integrated curriculum is an educational approach that prepares children for lifelong learning, by looking at education as a process for developing abilities required for life in the twenty first century. Key features of integrated curriculum are investigated. Some of these ideas are interdisciplinary, emphasis on projects, sources that go beyond textbooks, relationships among concepts, 'big ideas' as organising principles, rich tasks, flexible schedules and flexible student groupings. Practical aspects of implementing an integrated curriculum approach are considered.
FacultyFaculty of Education
Subject Co-ordinatorDeborah Neal
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Classroom Connections: Strategies for Integrated Learning||Recommended||Murdoch, K (1998)||SOUTH YARRA: ELEANOR CURTAIN PUBLISHING|
|Readings||Concept-based Curriculum and Instruction for the Thinking Classroom||Recommended||Erickson, H. L. (2007)||CORWIN PRESS|
|Readings||So each may learn: integrating learning styles and multiple intelligences||Recommended||Silver, H.F, Strong, R.W & Perini, M (2000)||ALEXANDRIA, VA: ASSOCIATION FOR SUPERVISION AND CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT|
|Readings||Understanding by Design Expanded 2nd Edition||Recommended||Wiggins & McTighe (2005)||PRENTICE HALL INC|
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Mildura, 2014, Week 07-18, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDeborah Neal
Five 1.0 days lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 07 to week 08 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 1.0 days seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 18 to week 18 and delivered via face-to-face.
|Online activities & class participation equivalent to 750 word essay||20|
|Teaching materials equivalent to 1250 word essay||30|
|one 2000-word preparation of an integrated curriculum unit of work||50|