Unit Overview and Content

This unit provides students with the opportunity to review religious education in relationship to the goals of Catholic education. It draws on students’ participation in the National RE symposium as a catalyst for exploring how the practice of religious education is impacted upon, and can be improved, by critical reflection on key issues that impact upon this discipline.

Assumed Knowledge 

REDU800 & REDU801

Study hours

10 hours per week for 12 week session, 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

Key notes and workshops at the National RE Symposium; online activities; guided reading; scaffolded assessments; feedback on assessments.

Indicative Assessment

At the Institute we use a range of assessment tasks, including essays, research papers, online posts, critical reflections, projects and praxis exercises. Within a unit of study each set of assessment tasks is designed as an integral part of your learning experience. These tasks vary across units and programs. All assessment tasks are aligned to the Australian Qualifications Framework level appropriate for graduate awards.