Advanced Studies in Education and Missiology

Course code RELT6011
Not available in 2015

Description

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.

Availability

Not currently available.

This Course was last offered in Semester 1 - 2014.

Learning Outcomes

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.

Content

Elements of theological reflection - culture, narrative and human experience; context in particular the impact of globalisation, secularisation and pluralisation on society; critical studies in missiology; the use of scripture and tradition in missiological understandings.

Replacing Course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): THEO6011. Students who have successfully completed THEO6011 are not eligible to enrol in RELT6011.

Assessment Items

Essay: Short Essay 1

Essay: Short Essay 2

Essay: Major Research Essay

Contact Hours

Lecture

Online 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Self-Directed Learning

Self-Directed 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term