RELT6024

Contextualising Youth Ministry

10 Units

This course enables students to critically examine and theologically reflect on the many contexts that influence and shape ministry to young people.

Faculty Faculty of Education and Arts
School School of Humanities and Social Science
Availability

Not currently offered

Objectives

Upon completion of this course students will be expected to:

  1. Describe and recognise the systemic influence of the family systems and parents have on youth ministry.
  2. Articulate the various contexts in which ministry to youth occurs such as the parish, Catholic school, dioceses, and movements.
  3. Identify the impact of generational theory on ministry with youth
  4. Examine the impact of postmodern culture on ministry to youth.
  5. Demonstrate an understanding and utilise the internet and technology on ministry with youth, especially Web 2.0 theories.
  6. Identify key theological themes and principles of Catholic youth ministry.
  7. Demonstrate an understanding of and utilise the process of theological reflection in ministry with youth.
Content

Topic include:

  • Family systems
  • Postmodern culture
  • Implications of technology and Web 2.0 on youth ministry
  • Generational Theory
  • Theological context of Youth Ministry
Replacing Course(s) THEO6024
Transition Students who have previously completed THEO6024 will not be permitted to enrol in RELT6024.
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge Nil
Modes of Delivery Distance Learning : IT Based
Teaching Methods Email Discussion Group
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
  • Essays / Written Assignments - Module 2: 1500 words (20%)
  • Essays / Written Assignments - Module 3: 1500 words (20%)
  • Essays / Written Assignments - Integration Paper: 2000 words (40%)
  • Other: (please specify) - Blogs and Forum Posts: 1500-2000 words (20%)
Contact Hours
  • Self Directed Learning: for 143 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Compulsory Components None listed
Course Materials None listed
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for RELT60241

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