This unit introduces students to an action-reflection model of learning in a specific community service placement. It includes a focus on the development of competency in skills relevant to holistic mission and ministry. Students will reflect on their engagement in a range of experiences in connection with the life, mission and ministry of a faith based social or community service agency. This unit is predominantly delivered in non-classroom based settings.
Demonstrate competence and contextualised understanding of pastoral practice in a range of leadership and service delivery skills in relation to a social or community service agency.
Reflect critically on the placement and its contribution to the formation of their vocational identity.
Analyse and critically evaluate the factors affecting a social or community service agency 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.
1500 word case study/critical incident reflection
1500 word learning agreement and learning achievement report
3000 word integrative essay
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 19 Oct, 2015
Unit Record last updated: 2019-06-06 14:09:34 +1000