This unit provides the opportunity for students to begin to develop an understanding of the process of learning through the life span and to develop skills in facilitating learning experiences for ministry contexts. Learning theory and what this indicates about good teaching practice will be considered. Opportunities to practise the strategies and instructional skills of good teaching will be provided.
Unit code: DE1013L
Unit status: Approved (Minor revision)
Unit level: Undergraduate Level 1
Unit discipline: Education Studies
Proposing College: Australian Lutheran CollegeShow when this unit is running
Express a clear understanding of teaching roles in the educational ministry of the church
Illustrate an understanding of learning and faith development stages
Develop suitable learning outcomes for a specific parish or education context and choose content and structure learning experiences to lead towards these outcomes
Select and use an appropriate array of instructional skills which respond to the realities of the teaching/learning context and which are appropriate to a given situation and the age and experience of the learners
Course relationship: A level 1 unit in the DipTheol or AdvDipTheolMin
This unit takes a learner-centred approach and incorporates elements of inquiry learning. Online stimulus materials and an action/reflection model that requires students to develop, trial and reflect on strategies for effective teaching in ministry contexts are used. Some collaborative work will be involved for all students, including those online.
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The teaching roles in Christian congregations
Evidence of capacity to plan learning experiences and use effective instructional techniques appropriate to the cohort and learning goals.
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by Prof Albert Haddad on 20 Jul, 2022
Unit record last updated: 2022-07-20 14:01:29 +1000