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REDU900

Advanced Studies in Religious Education for the 21st Century

Unit overview and content

In this unit, students will study, at an advanced level, contemporary theories of religious education and their intersections with the discipline of theology. Furthermore, students will explore in detail the current context for religious education, including its status in contemporary political discourse and educational theory as well as the realities of religious and cultural pluralism in which it finds its expression.

Study hours

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

  • At least one hour per week for online lectures.
  • At least three hours per week of reading.
  • At least six hours per week of directed study, including optional and assessable online activities.

Teaching methods

Online lectures; online activities; guided reading; scaffolded assessments; feedback on assessments. 

Type of Assessment and Weight

  • Minor Essay (30%)
  • Discussion Forum (30%)
  • Major Essay (40%)
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