This unit engages students in a close theological and pedagogical study of the Lutheran Education Australia Christian Studies Curriculum Framework. It explores a representative range of theoretical approaches to religious education as well as questions of best practice and assessment in teaching and leading Christian Studies. Students are provided with opportunities to reflect critically on their practice in the light of the theological, pedagogical and leadership theory.
Reflect on and engage with the Christian Studies Curriculum Framework (CSCF) and theological notes and demonstrate deep understanding of these, including the purpose and rationale for teaching Christian studies in a Lutheran school
Articulate how key Lutheran theological perspectives underpin the content of the Christian Studies Curriculum Framework
Consider Christian Studies teaching or leadership praxis in the light of best practice contemporary teaching methodology and assessment practice or leadership theory
Engage in critical reading of the literature and contribute to the professional discussion and writing in the field of religious education
A level 9 unit in a postgraduate education course
Prerequisites: Either a 24 point unit from Field B and a 24 point unit from the discipline of Systematic Theology (CT) or DE9016L Education and Theology in Dialogue
This unit uses teaching strategies which encourage student engagement and participation in a variety of learning tasks and opportunities which foster deep learning.
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Investigation of how a Lutheran theological principle is developed throughout the CSCF
Annotated portfolio of professional practice
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by Maggie Kappelhoff on 4 Sep, 2020
Unit record last updated: 2020-09-04 19:57:14 +1000