Course Catalogue 2021-2022

There are four categories for course delivery:

In Person* if it requires attendance at a specific location and time for some or all course activities. These courses will have section codes starting in 0 or 4. *Subject to adjustments imposed by public health requirements for physical distancing.

Remote Delivery of In-class Courses if in-class courses are to be taught remotely, attendance is expected at a specific time and these courses have the section code starting with 91.

Online – Synchronous if online attendance is expected at a specific time for some or all course activities, and attendance at a specific location is not expected for any activities or exams. These courses will have the section code starting with 62.

Online – Asynchronous if it has no requirement for attendance at a specific time or location for any activities or exams. These courses will have the section code starting with 61.

Some courses may offer more than one delivery method. You will not be permitted to switch delivery method after the last date to add a course for the given semester.

Foundations in Counselling and Spiritual Care Practice for Helping Professional

KNP1512HF L9101 SESSION: Fall 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S): Schmidt, Angela E.

COLLEGE: Knox College SCHEDULE: Tue TIME: 13:00 to 16:00

CREDITS: One Credit

This course will combine lectures with experiential learning to provide helping professionals with the foundational skills of building rapport, empathic listening, effective questioning, interviewing and responding skills, structuring a session, and spiritual care giving. The students will practice the skills of building the therapeutic relationship based on Person-Centered, Family Systems and Psychodynamic theories. We will explore active and passive listening/responding skills alongside of safe and effective use of self in the therapeutic relationship. The course will also address the need for students to understand how to offer multi-cultural support and on-line counselling. The principles of documentation in a variety of settings (congregational, private practice, healthcare) will be discussed. Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (a goal-directed collaborative approach to psychotherapeutic change), a Constructivist theory, will be explored and the skills of solution-focused therapy will be applied in small groups. The sensitive integration of spiritually-oriented questions into the therapeutic conversation will be discussed as well as spiritual care interventions and practices that promote healing and wholeness. And finally, students will develop introductory skills in group facilitation.ÿ

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Introduction to Counselling and Spiritual Care Practice

EMP1513HF L9101 SESSION: Fall 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S): McCarroll, Pamela R.

COLLEGE: Emmanuel College SCHEDULE: Tue TIME: 14:00 to 17:00

CREDITS: One Credit

Care and Community explores the role of care expected of religious practitioners and faith communities in an intercultural context. The pastoral care capacity of a beginning religious practitioner (pastor, chaplain, minister of music, education or lay leader) requires self knowledge, spiritual formation, theory and skill. Narrative theories of care will provide the basis for the assumptions and skill development of the course. Role plays, class discussions and short practical theology papers will provide opportunity to assess a student's self ability to think theologically about pastoral care situations.

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New Testament Greek I & II

KNB1513YF L9101 SESSION: Summer 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S): Kovacs, Frank

COLLEGE: Knox College SCHEDULE: Irregular TIME: 9:00 to 13:00

CREDITS: Two Credits

This course will introduce students to the basic grammar, syntax, and pronunciation, of Greek. Students will build a basic working vocabulary, and apply this knowledge to a reading, John 1-6 and the Lord's Prayer.

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Elementary New Testament Greek

WYB1513YY L9101 SESSION: Fall 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S):

COLLEGE: Wycliffe College SCHEDULE: Mon, Wed, Thu TIME: 9:00 to 10:00

CREDITS: Two Credits

Basic New Testament Greek grammar. During the first semester, students work through a large portion of the textbook, which introduces basic grammatical and syntactical elements of the language. In the second semester students complete the introductory grammar textbook, and begin reading in the Greek New Testament.

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Families in the Canadian Home, Parish & School

SAP1541HY L9101 SESSION: Summer 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S): Scorsone, Suzanne R.

COLLEGE: St. Augustine's Seminary SCHEDULE: Irregular

CREDITS: One Credit

Families come to Canada from every society of the world, bringing their diverse relationships, roles, structures and understandings. Clergy, teachers and parish workers need an awareness of what those might be in order to serve individuals and families from diverse cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds. Whether in pastoral work, in teaching family life education or in other forms of service, awareness of possibilities and questions will be useful. 

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Theology & Practice of Ministry - Cancelled on Sep 15, 2021

KNP1601HF L9101 SESSION: Fall 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S): TBA

COLLEGE: Knox College SCHEDULE: Wed TIME: 11:00 to 13:00

CREDITS: One Credit

Explores various aspects of ministry, in particular the theology and practice of ordained ministry within the Reformed traditions. Topics include understandings of ministry, the call, functions and roles in ministry, challenges and contexts for ministry today and in the future, leadership and authority, and spiritual practices.

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Introduction to Ecclesiastical Latin I

SAJ1601HF L0101 SESSION: Fall 2021 INSTRUCTOR(S): Pica, Francesco

COLLEGE: St. Augustine's Seminary SCHEDULE: Mon TIME: 9:00 to 11:00

CREDITS: One Credit

This course provides students, with no previous experience in the language, basic knowledge of Latin grammatical structure, including verb forms and tenses and the various types of nouns and adjectives. Familiarity with the vocabulary of Christian literature written in the Latin language accompanies the learning process. The lectures cover units 1-19 of Collin?s Primer of Ecclesiastical Latin.

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Introduction to Ecclesiastical Latin II

SAJ1602HS L0101 SESSION: Winter 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Pica, Francesco

COLLEGE: St. Augustine's Seminary SCHEDULE: Mon TIME: 9:00 to 11:00

PRE-REQUISITES: SAJ1601H CREDITS: One Credit

This course is designed for students who have successfully completed Introduction to Ecclesiastical Latin I or the equivalent. We plan to complete studying Collins? Primer of Ecclesiastical Latin (Units 20-35) while building on the material previously learned. We will practice reading Latin out loud and more importantly translate various Latin texts from the Vulgate to the Patristic and Medieval periods. The instructor will provide texts for exercises in translation.

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Community Development: The Art of Facilitation and Workshop Design

WYP1609HS L9101 SESSION: Winter 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): TBA

COLLEGE: Wycliffe College SCHEDULE: SA TIME: 9:00 to 16:00

CREDITS: One Credit

At the core of every community developer is a commitment to transformational teaching which unleashes within people the competencies to change their local community. Individual and group learning is possible when community members are treated with respect, feel safe to explore new ideas and can readily apply new learning to their present context. Based on both the theory and practice of adult learning and the biblical principle of discipleship, participants will develop their personal capacity to facilitate both trainings ; meetings and design workshops to move the community a step closer to peace and well being.

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The Church, The Faith and Our World

WYP1610HS L9101 SESSION: Winter 2022 INSTRUCTOR(S): Robinson, Peter

COLLEGE: Wycliffe College SCHEDULE: Tue TIME: 10:00 to 13:00

CREDITS: One Credit

Exploration of leadership and ministry in the context of a theological understanding of the nature of the Church and the scope of its ministry.

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