This unit introduces students to an action-reflection model of learning in a specific faith community placement. It includes a focus on the development of competency in ministry skills. Students will reflect on their engagement in a range of experiences in connection with the life, mission and ministry of a local faith community. This unit is predominantly delivered in non-classroom based settings.
Unit code: DP8108B (Approved)
Unit level: Postgraduate Foundational
Unit discipline: Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies
Proposing College: Eva Burrows CollegeShow when this unit is running
Demonstrate competence, and contextualised understanding of pastoral practice, in a range of leadership and ministry skills in relation to local faith communities.
Reflect critically on the placement and its contribution to the formation of their vocational identity.
Analyse and critically evaluate the factors affecting a local faith community in delivering holistic mission and ministry.
Identify and illustrate how their action-reflection skills enabled them to evaluate their own learning through contribution to, and practical engagement with, the placement.
Analyse and contrast two models of action-reflection learning.
15 points from Field B, C or DM or equivalent
Learning is achieved through action-reflection on assigned placements, as well as individual and group supervision. It is assessed on a Pass/Fail basis only.
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3000 word integrative essay
1500 word case study/critical incident reflection
1500 word learning agreement and learning achievement report
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 31 Dec, 2015
Unit record last updated: 2019-06-20 11:03:11 +1000