This is a practical, vocational unit, focussed on the teaching of Christian Studies and leading worship in a Lutheran school. Students will explore the concepts of Christian education, Christian Studies and Christian worship. Current curriculum documents are used to plan units of work reflecting understanding of purpose and good pedagogy in teaching Christian Studies. Students consider various complexities and issues surrounding school worship while developing their own school worship service order.
Unit Code: DE3112L
Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 3
Unit Discipline: Education Studies
Delivery Mode: Online
Proposing College: Australian Lutheran CollegeShow when this Unit is running
Articulate and demonstrate understanding of key concepts of Christian education, Christian Studies and worship in the life of the Lutheran school
Engage with Christian studies curriculum materials (CSCF) in practical and meaningful ways which clarify the purpose and good pedagogical practice in teaching Christian Studies
Explain and analyse worship in the context of the Lutheran school, considering issues relating to the practice of worship
Demonstrate a developed capacity to engage in the process of theological reflection in an education context
Relationship to a course: Available for study in the BTheol
Prerequisites: Exploring the Bible, The Christian Faith and Principles and Context of Lutheran Schooling or their equivalents are assumed.
This unit provides students with the opportunity to engage with online learning materials including video, tasks, discussion, forums and asynchronous discussions with the lecturer. An intensive workshop of three days x 6 hours (18 hrs) of lectures, inquiry, group activities, guest speakers and discussion is also offered.
Learning resource—for use in a Lutheran or other Christian school worship context 1500 words equivalent
Essay—worldview in a Lutheran or other Christian education setting 1000 words
Learning resource—Christian Studies unit plan 2500 words
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 19 Oct, 2018
Unit Record last updated: 2019-10-31 14:59:12 +1100