ED5934 - Catholic Religious Education 4
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Arts, Society & Education
This subject studies principles and methods for implementing Religious Education in
classrooms. Students will gain an understanding of the nature, historical development
and purposes of Religious Education through an analysis of relevant church documents.
Students will identify, examine and critique a variety of approaches to Religious
Education by exploring and analysing curriculum approaches and resource materials
of selected Australian Catholic schooling systems. Students will examine, critique,
develop and evaluate plans for effective teaching and learning strategies in the Religious
Education classroom. This will include assessment, reporting and evaluation processes
used in Religious Education. Students will participate in learning opportunities for
demonstrating and applying Religious Education methods.
- review, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge of the historical development
and purpose of Religious Education through critical examination of Church documents
and the nature of religion & spirituality in childhood and adolescence;
- examine, critique, create and adapt a variety of Religious Education curriculum approaches
(methods) used in the classroom teaching of religion;
- synthesise the interrelated and separate dimensions of the Religious Life of the School
and the Religion Curriculum to generate practical and knowledgeable solutions to planning
quality Religious Education;
- acquire a coherent set of theoretical and theological underpinnings of effectively
planned content, teaching strategies and assessment techniques to initiate, plan and
evaluate Religious Education curriculum;
- 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%)
- unit of work and essay (1500-2000 words) (50%)
- in-class essay (1200 -1500 words) (40%).
Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process,
and in case
of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest