RELT6011

Advanced Studies in Education and Missiology

10 Units

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.

Faculty Faculty of Education and Arts
School School of Humanities and Social Science
Availability Semester 1 - 2014 (UoN Broken Bay Institute - Online)
Objectives

Upon 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.
Content

Elements 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
Transition Students who have previously completed THEO6011 will not be permitted to enrol in RELT6011.
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge nil
Modes of Delivery Distance Learning : IT Based
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Teaching Methods Lecture
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
  • Essays / Written Assignments - 2 x 1500 words (50%) 1 x 3000 words (50%)
Contact Hours
  • Self Directed Learning: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components None listed
Course Materials None listed
Timetable 2014 Course Timetables for RELT6011

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