Theology of Religious Education

Course code RELT6007Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science

This course is an advanced study in theology, which focuses on issues of theological concern for religious educators. It enables students to critically analyse theologies of religious education; develop skills for articulating the relationship between theology and religious education; and explore issues of practice which arise out of their study in this area

Available in 2015

UoN Broken Bay Instit - OnlineSemester 1, Semester 2
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesUpon completion of this course students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate advanced understanding of the relationship between theology, theological reflection, and religious education
2. Critically analyse theologies of religious education
3. Evaluate key pedagogical categories to religious education in particular school settings
4. Apply implications of their findings for praxis in religious education.
ContentThe course will be organised around the following themes:
1. Theologies of pedagogical practice for religious education
2. Theology and religious education
3. Theological reflection and religious education
Replacing Course(s)THEO6007
TransitionStudents who have previously completed THEO6007 will not be permitted to enrol in RELT6007.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNil
Modes of DeliveryDistance Learning : IT Based
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Teaching MethodsLecture
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Essays / Written Assignments1 x 1,800 words minor essay (30%)

1 x 2,400 words major essay (40%)
Online Discussion1,800 words equivalent (30%)
Contact HoursSelf Directed Learning: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for RELT6007