The Church's Educational Task (Credit: 2 or 3 hours)
ECTS 4 or 5
This course is designed for pastors or those who are responsible for the educational program in the local church. It provides a biblical foundation for Christian education as well as numerous guidelines for effective teaching. Attention is given to matters such as lesson planning and ministering to specific age levels in the church. The latter part of the course deals with administering the educational program, training leaders and teachers, and relating the educational task to the total ministry of the church.
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:1.Summarize what the Bible has to say about the concept and practice of teaching.2.Identify principles and methods for effective teaching of the Bible.3.Identify how Christian education promotes the development of leadership.4.Apply instructional methodology consistent with the age-needs of individuals.5.Demonstrate that Christian education is a lifelong process, involving children, youth, and adults until they are conformed to the image of Christ.6.Obtain the necessary skills to create and direct programs so that the church and home work together in the task of training others, especially the young.7.Identify ways that evangelism and Christian education are complementary.
Mode of Study
•Lecture•Video (in progress)•Student interaction •Professor of Record Interaction•Hands on
•100 objective multiple choice questions•Online or pencil and paper•Project•Collateral Reading Assignment (for 3 (USA) credit courses•Student Learning Requirement •Passmark 70%