Directed Studies in Religion and Civil Society
|Course code RELT3021||Units 10||Level 3000||Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science|
This course provides opportunities for third year students to develop an advanced level of understanding of religion and civil society and relevant research skills through a customised learning experience which may include guided, intensive scholarly reading in particular fields or disciplines and/or pursuit of particular vocational interests or career avenues in real-world settings (ie. regular or intensive, interactive and practical experience). Students may choose from the following broad areas of study on religion: gender, sexuality; politics, law and ethics; society and culture; interfaith, inter-religious relations.
Students may also propose a vocational experience as the context for their study and reflection, for example in a place of worship, social welfare agency, educational context or institution.
Not available in 2015
|Objectives||On successful completion of this course students will be able to: |
1. Demonstrate advanced understanding of a specialised topic in the study of religion and civil society; Apply research methods relevant to the study of religion and civil society;
2. Critically evaluate their own learning and educational growth;
3. Reflect upon and synthesise theological insights across a range of secular and/or religious workplace settings;
4. Demonstrate advanced writing, research and information technology skills appropriate to studies in religion and theology.
|Content||This course allows students to develop an advanced level of learning on religion and civil society through a customised learning experience.|
|Assumed Knowledge||20 units of RELT courses at 1000 level.|
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : IT Based|
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
|Teaching Methods||Individual Supervision|
Self Directed Learning
|Contact Hours||Individual Supervision: for 2 hour(s) per Fortnight for Full Term|