Content

This is a practical unit in a supervised ministry context. This unit focuses on developing skills in teaching the Catholic faith in a variety of ministry situations including programs supporting the New Evangelisation, sacramental preparation programs in parishes, adult education programs and Religious Education classes. Students will observe and reflect on the content and practice of such education programs in a variety of ministry situations, including parishes, and then develop and enact a plan to teach children, young people or adults in areas of Catholic faith and practice. The students will have the opportunity to work co-operatively with those already engaged in such faith ministry practice and with leaders in parish education programs.

Unit code: DP3003C (Approved)

Points: 18.0

Unit level: Undergraduate Level 3

Unit discipline: Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies

Delivery mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Catholic Theological College

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Learning outcomes

1.

Lead and instruct young people and/or adults in learning about Catholic faith.

2.

Demonstrate a range of pastoral and personal skills in responding to enquiries about the Catholic faith.

3.

Plan, develop and deliver teaching programs for target groups.

4.

Reflect on the experience of working with pastoral leaders in a ministry situation.

5.

Demonstrate intermediate skills in teaching the Catholic faith in the chosen ministry situation.

Unit sequence

DP2001C and DP2002C

Pedagogy

Lectures, seminars and supervised practice

Assessment

Type Description Word count Weight (%)
Project Report or Project Journal

3,000 words outline on a project designed by the student in collaboration with the lecturer on teaching the faith

3000 60.0
Essay

1,000 words lesson plans for teaching aspects of the faith in the chosen ministry context.

1000 20.0
Essay

1,000 words lesson plans for teaching aspects of the faith in the chosen ministry context.

1000 20.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 31 Dec, 2017

Unit record last updated: 2019-06-14 13:14:39 +1000