ED5931 - Catholic Religious Education 1
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Arts, Society & Education
This subject focuses on Scripture and its application in Catholic Education. In this
subject students will be introduced to the Bible, its composition, chronology, genres,
and provenance, attending to both Hebrew Scriptures and the Christian Testament. Students
will explore the historical, political, geographical, socio-cultural and religious
frameworks behind the production of biblical texts. They will learn to apply a variety
of methods of textual analysis, based on principles of Catholic biblical criticism.
Students will research and critique a number of methods and strategies for teaching
scripture texts in the primary and secondary classroom, and explore the understandings
and uses of the Bible by Christian communities and individuals.
- know and understand biblical texts and hermeneutics that shape the reading of scripture;
- apply knowledge to new understandings of uses of the Bible by different Christian
- think critically , analyse and evaluate the principles underpinning the use of biblical
texts for teaching and learning religion;
- analyse, reason, adapt and consolidate a range of creative and collaborative strategies
for teaching scripture texts in the classroom and evidence-based teaching strategies
to support student engagement in the learning about biblical criticism;
- communicate complex knowledge and ideas clearly and coherently to a variety of audiences
through high level speaking, reading, writing, listening and advocacy skills.
- in-class test - (500 words) (10%)
- in-class essay (1200-1500 words) (40%)
- essay (1500-2000 words) (50%).
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and in case
of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest