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Religious Education in the local context

Unit overview and content

In this unit, students will study, at an advanced level, contemporary theories of religious education and they can be applied in a variety of settings. Students will explore in detail differing contexts for religious education, including its status in contemporary curriculum documents.

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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