Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students work in teams to design an interdisciplinary unit of work that emphasises critical literacies for 21st century teaching and learning. They examine theories of teaching and learning for the 21st century, developing an awareness of current pedagogies in multiliteracies, assessment practices and the thinking curriculum that encourageS students to be active and informed citizens who are able to operate confidently in a world that has ever changing access to information and technology.

FacultyFaculty of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorBetina Przybylak

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Enrolment in the Graduate Diploma in Education (Primary)


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsClassroom connections: strategies for integrated learning.RecommendedMurdoch,KELEANOR CURTAIN, 1998.
ReadingsPlanning Curriculum Connections: Whole School Planning for Integrated CurriculumRecommendedMurdoch, K & Hornsby, D (1997)ELEANOR CURTAIN PUBLISHING

Subject options

Select to view your study options…

Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBetina Przybylak

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.


Assessment elementComments%
Development and writing of an iQuest interdisciplinary unit of work (4,000-word equivalent)Students to work in small groups50
One 2,000-word essay on the place of assessment and moderation in education35
Peer moderation and feedback report of an iQuest unit of work (500-words equivalent)15