Advanced Studies in Education and Missiology

Course code RELT6011Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science

This course is an advanced study in the field of missiology and its relationship to education, with a particular focus on religious schools. It enables students to develop a critical approach to the processes and understandings involved in developing such theology as it applies for schools or school systems.

Not available in 2015

Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesUpon completion of this course students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate advanced understanding of the major movements shaping the context in which they work;
2. Evaluate contemporary models of education within the field of missiology and how and why they have evolved over time;
3. Critically analyse missiological categories applicable to the field of education;
4. Apply theological reasoning to the major elements of emerging understanding of missiology in religiously pluralistic educational settings.
ContentElements of theological reflection - culture, narrative and human experience; context in particular the impact of globalization, secularization and pluralization on society; critical studies in missiology; the use of scripture and tradition in missiological understandings.
Replacing Course(s)THEO6011
TransitionStudents who have previously completed THEO6011 will not be permitted to enrol in RELT6011.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed Knowledgenil
Modes of DeliveryDistance Learning : IT Based
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Teaching MethodsLecture
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Essays / Written Assignments2 x 1500 words (50%)

1 x 3000 words (50%)
Contact HoursSelf Directed Learning: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term