Religion and Young People in Australia
|Course code RELT6022||Units 10||Level 6000||Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science|
This course is an advanced study into the relationship between religion and young people in Australia. It begins by exploring empirical research studies of youth and religion internationally, and turns to focus on studies in the Australian context. The course enables students to develop a critical understanding of how various religious organisations such as churches and educational institutions, approach the intellectual and spiritual development of young people
Available in 2015
|Objectives||Upon completion of this course students will be able to:|
1. Demonstrate advanced understanding of empirical research on young people and religion, with a focus on the Australian context.
2. Critically evaluate research perspectives on religion and young people in Australia.
3. Apply research perspectives to the spiritual and intellectual development of young people in religious organisations.
|Content||Content will include: |
1. Empirical research into religion and young people internationally and in Australia.
2. Research into the spirituality and religiosity of young people today.
3. Critical evaluation of approaches used by various religious organisations to foster the spiritual and intellectual development of young people.
4. Apply critical perspectives on religion and young people to specific contexts.
|Transition||Students who have previously completed THEO6022 will not be permitted to enrol in RELT6022.|
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : IT Based|
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Self Directed Learning
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Self Directed Learning: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
|Timetables||2015 Course Timetables for RELT6022|