EM706-4 - Effective Christian Education Across Cultures
2,280 Standard Tuition Fee
Learning outcomesOn successful completion of this unit, students will
Know and understand
- The contribution of educational research to teaching and learning in a multicultural context.
- How cognitive styles and other contextual factors affect the impact of teaching programs.
- The potential tensions and parallels between a Christian worldview and a range of recent classical learning theories.
- The, professional, ethical and pastoral responsibilities of the Christian educator, particularly those that emerge due to the diverse cultural origins of the educator and the learner.
Be able to
- Discern the elements within a specific cultural context that need to be taken into account in devising an effective instructional approach.
- Design an intrinsically Christian, culturally appropriate or socially positive instructional program.
- Devise approaches to context-sensitive curriculum in the light of collected field data.
Be in a position to
- Function as a culturally sensitive Christian educator in cross cultural context.
- A survey of classical and recent pedagogical theories
- Incorporating Theological frameworks pertinent to education; theological anthropology, sin and sanctification; the correlation between Christian views of the self and the presuppositions of educational theorists
- Cultural variants within an educational experience; thinking processes, and the impact of the context, the worldview and values upon cognitive styles as they affect learning
- Development of culturally appropriate, biblically-based curriculum on the basis of needs assessments
- Evaluation of curriculum impact upon the learner
- Assessing wider social ramifications of education; issues of inclusivity, resistance and readiness
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