Field Education Courses for the 2012 Fall Session

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1000 Level Courses
SAF1010YY  L0101

Spiritual Internship Year

Offered in Fall 2012  ·  New Course · St. Augustine's (2661 Kingston Rd.) Scarborough Site

The Spiritual Internship Year, in response to the challenges of contemporary pastoral ministry, provides an intense formational experience in which the sciences foundational for Christian life and ministry are appropriated via: classroom instruction (philosophy, catechesis, scripture, and theology), extensive reading of classic spiritual authors and the Documents of Vatican II, Ignatian spiritual direction [Annotation 19], retreat experiences, field placement, formation in communal living and instruction in essay writing skills. Teaching methods: Lectures, seminars, retreat experiences, field trips and placement. Means of evaluation: Participation, presentation and final exam.

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Instructors: John Yake
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Full Year · Two Credits
3000 Level Courses
SMF3010HF  L0101

Theological Reflection Seminar

Offered in Fall 2012  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

After completion of Supervised Field Placement, students meet as peers to learn and practice a method of theological reflection on their pastoral practice. Focused on theological, cultural, and personal dimensions of students' ministry practice and their developing pastoral identity. Reading, pastoral situation analysis presentation, short weekly papers, synthesis essay and interview.

Schedule: Tuesday, 17:00 to 19:00
Instructors:
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit
Enrollment Notes: 1 credit for students who completed 100 hour supervised field placement.
SMF3010YF  L0101

Theological Reflection Seminar

Offered in Fall 2012  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

After completion of Supervised Field Placement, students meet as peers to learn and practice a method of theological reflection on their pastoral practice. Focused on theological, cultural, and personal dimensions of students' ministry practice and their developing pastoral identity. Reading, pastoral situation analysis presentation, short weekly papers, synthesis essay and interview.

Schedule: Tuesday, 17:00 to 19:00
Instructors:
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: First Semester · Two Credits
Enrollment Notes: 1 credit for students who completed 100 hour supervised field placement.
RGF3010YF  L0101

Theological Field Education

Offered in Fall 2012  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This is the required theological and professional preparation for ministry two-credit course for the Master of Divinity Program.  It is a 500 hour ministry placement in a supervised ministry setting chosen by the student in consultation with the Director of Theological Field Education.  Supervised ministry provides divinity candidates with the opportunity to gain professional competence, build a framework for raising practical theological issues, acquire a comprehensive and realistic view of the church and its ministries, and develop a ministerial identity.
Means of evaluation:  Contextual analysis, case study, self-evaluation, and supervisor evaluation of the candidate.  Pass/Fail.

Schedule: 0:00 to 0:00
Instructors: Margaret Lavin
Other Information: First Semester · Two Credits
RGF3010YY  L0101

Theological Field Education

Offered in Fall 2012  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This is the required theological and professional preparation for ministry two-credit course for the Master of Divinity Program.  It is a 500 hour ministry placement in a supervised ministry setting chosen by the student in consultation with the Director of Theological Field Education.  Supervised ministry provides divinity candidates with the opportunity to gain professional competence, build a framework for raising practical theological issues, acquire a comprehensive and realistic view of the church and its ministries, and develop a ministerial identity.
Means of evaluation:  Contextual analysis, case study, self-evaluation, and supervisor evaluation of the candidate.  Pass/Fail.

Schedule: 0:00 to 0:00
Instructors: Margaret Lavin
Other Information: Full Year · Two Credits
EMF3020YY  L0101

Contextual Education

Offered in Fall 2012  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This praxis course is requied for all MDiv, MRE, MPS and Diploma students. It combines, weekly, three hours of classroom teaching and seminar work with eight hours in a supervised contextual education site. Classroom and seminar work includes structured discussion and biblical/theological reflection on ministry practice. Intentional learning covenants in the site and in a class small group provide opportunity to connect, to challenge and to integrate theoretical learning and practice and to develop the art of giving and receiving critical feedback and evaluation. Evaluation is based on successful completion of 8 written critical reflections, 6 verbatims, class presentations and participation, self, peer and site educator evaluation reports. Evaluation: 80% attendance at classes, satisfactory onsite covenantal fulfillment, class participation and completion of all assignments is required to successfully complete this pass/fail course. Unsatisfactory assignments will be reviewed with the instructor to negotiate possible remedial work. Unsatisfactory attendance at class or at onsite placements can result in dismissal from the class. *Successful completion of Context and Ministry, EMP1601, is a pre-requisite for this course. Students must meet with the instructor by the middle of March to negotiate on appropriate learning site for the following September. Placements in social and institutional settings and rural and urban congregations are available.

Schedule: Wednesday, 9:00 to 12:00
Instructors: Natalie Wigg-Stevenson
Teaching Methods: Seminars, Practicum
Other Information: Full Year · Two Credits
SAF3020YY  L0101

Parish Internship

Offered in Fall 2012  ·  New Course · St. Augustine's (2661 Kingston Rd.) Scarborough Site

One-year pastoral internship under the supervision of a Pastor. Monthly seminar, personal reflection, theological reflection and one presentation. 50% of the grade will be given on the basis of attendance and participation in the placement, seminar, and completed assigned theological reflections; 50% will be based on the pastoral growth of the student as reflected in the final written evaluations. Please see the Director of Parish Internship for more information.

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Instructors: Josephine Lombardi
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Full Year · Two Credits
WYF3030HF  L0101

Parish Leadership and Ministry

Offered in Fall 2012  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Introduction to the practicalities of parish leadership and ministry, including leading worship, facilitating small group ministry, offering counsel, developing lay leadership, stewardship, visioning and planning, teaching, dealing with conflict, overseeing children and youth ministries. Weekly readings, class participation, ministry project proposal, final exam.

Schedule: Thursday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Peter Robinson
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit
SAF3050YY  L0101

Advanced Parish Internship/Itinerancy

Offered in Fall 2012  ·  New Course · St. Augustine's (2661 Kingston Rd.) Scarborough Site

One-year placement in a parish or mission under supervision; course is tailoured to individuals. Please see the Director of Parish Internship for more information.

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Instructors: Josephine Lombardi
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Full Year · Two Credits
EMF3130HF  L0101

Ministry Integration Seminar

Offered in Fall 2012  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This required course affords students opportunity to integrate their supervised eight-month internship with coursework learning, and to assess, with their instructor and their peers, their own readiness for ministry leadership. The class process involves seminar discussions of case studies generated from the internship experience and assigned reading materials. The written and evaluative component of the course requires participating in assembling core readings, a class presentation and a 20-25 page ministry praxis research paper. Evaluation: 80% attendance at classes, satisfactory completion of all assignments.

Schedule: Tuesday, 16:00 to 18:00
Instructors: Natalie Wigg-Stevenson
Teaching Methods: Seminars, Practicum
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit

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