Education and Faith Formation
College: Emmanuel College
Instructor 1: Selles, Johanna
Course Code: 
EMP1431HS
Semester: 
Second Semester
Section: 
0102
Online: 
No
Credits: 
One Credit
Location: 
Toronto (St George Campus)
Description: 

This 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, 30%; research proposal, 10%; workshop, 10%; final paper or portfolio, 30%.

Pre-Requisites Currently Offered Next Scheduled Previously Offered Scheduling Information
Winter 2012
Winter 2011
Start Time: 
14:00
End Time: 
16:00
Schedule: 
Thu
Teaching Method: 
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