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IMER900

Immersion Experience Critical Reflection

Unit overview and content

This unit provides students with the opportunity to critically reflect on an approved immersion experience that they have undertaken (such as a pilgrimage, study tour, or volunteer work) under the guidance of an expert in the relevant discipline area (such as theology, biblical studies, leadership, religious education, or governance and canon law). The precise focus of the unit will be determined through discussion between the student and the relevant expert. The generic focus of the unit will be on students utilising their experience as a foundation for critical reflection in dialogue with substantial research, following the assessment schedule prescribed below. 

Study hours    

10 hours per week for 12 week semester, comprised of:

  • 9 hours per week of independent study.
  • 12 hours (approximately) across the semester of guided study in dialogue with the supervisor. 

Teaching methods

Guided reading; independent research. 

Type of Assessment and Weight

  • Experience Journal (20%)
  • Research Submission (40%)
  • Integration Paper (40%)
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