This unit describes the relationship between theological education and higher education in Australia. It invites participants to consider their own views and vocation. It examines such issues as the expectations of churches, experiences of students, and the nature of the many theological education institutions.

Unit Code: DE8330L

Points: 8.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Foundational

Unit Discipline: Education Studies

Delivery Mode: Blended

Proposing College: Australian Lutheran College

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Learning Outcomes


Identify issues raised for themselves, institutions and stakeholders by the different perspectives of Theological and Higher Education


Identify and critique influences upon themselves as theological educators

Unit sequence

Prohibited combinations: DE8029L Teaching in a Theological Education Context


Engaged instruction and conversation, exploration, peer discussion, self-reflection.


Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Intertextual Study

Triple text study 1500 words

1500 75.0
Investigation - Investigation and Reflection

Investigation and summative reflection (Research and reflection)

Research and Reflection 800 words equivalent

800 25.0

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

Unit Record last updated: 2019-11-05 00:02:31 +1100