Education and Faith Formation
College: Emmanuel College
Instructor 1: Selles, Johanna
Course Code: 
EMP1431HS
Semester: 
Second Semester
Section: 
0101
Online: 
No
Credits: 
One Credit
Location: 
Toronto (St George Campus)
Description: 

The course will provide an overview to education ministry and to faith formation. It will examine the purpose, context, and content of CE and examine basic learning theory and curriculum resources. Students will also read a spiritual memoir and reflect on transformation in the Christian life. Practical skills for educational ministry will include evaluating curricula, contextual analysis of an educational site, and designing and facilitating a workshop. Intercultural challenges for CE will be discussed. Aspects of age-related ministry will include resources for children, youth and adults. In addition, education at different life stages will be studied as moments for formation of individuals and families as well as the community (baptism and confirmation). Students are encouraged to research a historical or contemporary practice of CE/formation and develop a paper on that topic. Students will read Tye, Pazmino, McClaren, Miles and Winner. Evaluation: Participation 10%; Site visit paper 20%; Literature review/proposal 20%; Final Paper and workshop design 50%.

Pre-Requisites Currently Offered Next Scheduled Previously Offered Scheduling Information
Winter 2014
Winter 2013
Start Time: 
17:30
End Time: 
19:30
Schedule: 
Tue
Minimum: 
0
Maximum: 
15
Teaching Method: 
Seminars
Means of Evaluation: