Module 3 – Integrated programs

1 Introduction

What is your opinion about the concept of ‘silo’ and ‘non-silo’ learning in the middle years?

(maximum 250 words)


2 Definitions

Add definitions for each of these terms to your learning journal.

  • Disciplinary
  • Transdisciplinary
  • Multidisciplinary
  • Interdisciplinary



3 Inquiry based learning

A SWOT graphic organiser (like the one below) can be used as an analysis tool. Use your knowledge of inquiry-based learning to identify Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats of this approach.



4 Integrated curriculum

What are 3 facts you have learned about curriculum integration from exploring these resources?


4.1 Approaches to integrating curriculum

Record your thoughts about these types of curriculum integration.


4.2 Integrating the Australian Curriculum

What are the two conditions for purposefully connected curriculum that Jenny refers to?

What are some factors that should be considered for authentically connecting curriculum?


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