Content

This unit will provide the opportunity for experienced teachers who are not teaching in a Lutheran context to explore a Lutheran perspective on education and schooling through developing an increased understanding of the historical, social, cultural, educational and theological context of Lutheran schools or early childhood facilities. The impact which these elements have on practice will be considered in relation to various aspects of Lutheran schooling.

Unit Code: DE9119L

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Elective

Unit Discipline: Education Studies

Delivery Mode: Online

Proposing College: Australian Lutheran College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Demonstrate understanding of the history of Lutheran schooling in Australia and its place in the wider educational scene

2.

Appreciate and identify relevant aspects of the social, cultural and theological context in which Lutheran schools operate

3.

Examine fundamental questions about the validity, place and form of expressions of Christian community in schools

4.

Engage in a critically rigorous review of the literature on one of the examined issues of Christian community in schools and research one or more aspects from both a historical and current perspective.

5.

Demonstrate competence in the methodologies and skills of advanced research appropriate to the dialogue between education and theology, in particular research design.

Unit sequence

BS9004L Biblical Text and Traditons and CT9004L Theological Foundations for Educators or DE9016L Education and Theology in Dialogue are assumed

Pedagogy

Engagement with online learning materials, including audio/video, tasks, forums, and asynchronous discussion with lecturer.

Assessments

Name Description Weight (%)
Essay

research design proposal 600 words

5.0
Book Review

literature review 1200 words

35.0
Report

research report 4200 words

60.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 19 Oct, 2017

Unit Record last updated: 2019-10-31 14:59:21 +1100