Doctor of Ministry Courses for the 2010 Summer Session

Course Listings by Level

5000 Level Courses
TSM5011HY  L0101

Adult Learning: Principles and Foundations of Independent Learning

Offered in Summer 2010  ·  Previously offered in Summer 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course orients the incoming students to the DMin program, including introduction to its goals, dynamics, the theory and practice of collaborative learning, the establishment of both a collaborative learning group and a learning covenant, as well as, the development of an individual learning plan (ILP). Clarifying and sharpening the students’ research interest is central to the focus of this course. Note: coursework will continue online beginning in September 2010. 

Schedule: TBA · Begins: · Ends:
Instructors: Andrew Irvine
Other Information: Full Year · One Credit
Enrollment Notes: First-year Doctor of Ministry core course.
TSM5012HY  L0101

Critical Thinking and Theological Reflection

Offered in Summer 2010  ·  Previously offered in Summer 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course introduces and explores the issue of critical thinking as it applies to theological reflection, and it also examines the foundational principles of theological reflection methodology. Note: coursework will continue on-line beginning in September 2010.

Schedule: TBA · Begins: · Ends:
Instructors: Andrew Irvine
Other Information: Full Year · One Credit
Enrollment Notes: First-year Doctor of Ministry core course.
TSM5013HY  L0101

Research Methodology

Offered in Summer 2010  ·  Previously offered in Summer 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course gives an overview of qualitative research methodology and the techniques to appropriate it with a view to the formulation and articulation of the students’ respective research statements and methodological procedures. Note: coursework will continue on-line beginning in September 2010. 

Schedule: TBA · Begins: · Ends:
Instructors: Andrew Irvine
Other Information: Full Year · One Credit
Enrollment Notes: First-year Doctor of Ministry core course.
TSM5014HY  L0101

Thesis Design

Offered in Summer 2010  ·  Previously offered in Summer 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course is focused on the elaboration of the DMin thesis proposal with a view toward helping the student gain the skill of writing their thesis proposal. At the end of the course the students will hand in a first draft of a thesis proposal as part of their course evaluation. Note: coursework will continue on-line beginning in September 2010.

Schedule: TBA · Begins: · Ends:
Instructors: Andrew Irvine
Other Information: Full Year · One Credit
Enrollment Notes: Second-year Doctor of Ministry core course.
TSM5015HY  L0101

Theological Reflection and Cultural Analysis

Offered in Summer 2010  ·  Previously offered in Summer 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course will focus on the theological reflection and social and cultural analysis of the students’ respective contexts of ministry and research. The use of case studies and the students’ research data will assist students to gain the necessary analytical and interpretive skills to deal theologically with the data generated by their action-in-ministry.  

Schedule: TBA · Begins: · Ends:
Instructors: Andrew Irvine
Other Information: Full Year · One Credit
Enrollment Notes: Third-year Doctor of Ministry core course.

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