Theology of Religious Education

10 Units

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

Faculty Faculty of Education and Arts
School School of Humanities and Social Science
Availability Semester 2 - 2016 (UoN Broken Bay Institute - Online)
Semester 1 - 2016 (UoN Broken Bay Institute - Online)
Learning Outcomes

On successful 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.

The 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
  • This course replaces THEO6007. If you have successfully completed THEO6007 you cannot enrol in this course.
Replacing Course(s) This course replaces the following course(s): THEO6007. Students who have successfully completed THEO6007 are not eligible to enrol in RELT6007.
Assessment Items
  • Essay: Minor Research Essay
  • Online Learning Activity: Online Tutorial Discussion and Participation
  • Essay: Major Research Essay
Contact Hours
  • Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Self-Directed Learning: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetable 2016 Course Timetables for RELT6007
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