Education in the Catholic Liberal Arts Tradition
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- 24 Jul 2023
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On the completion of this unit a student should be able to:
1. Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of the history and methods of learning and teaching in the Catholic Liberal Arts tradition.
2. Articulate a thorough understanding of the main methods of learning and teaching in the Catholic Liberal Arts tradition.
3. Demonstrate sophisticated skills of analysis and presentation of learning and teaching in the Catholic Liberal Arts tradition.
4. Apply a mastery of skills of principles of learning and teaching in the Catholic Liberal Arts tradition.
- Approaches to education in the Catholic Liberal Arts tradition
- Catholic sacraments and liturgy
- Principles and practices of biblical exegesis in the Catholic tradition
- Method of Socratic dialogue and learning
- Text-based method of shared inquiry
- The Great Books method of analysis
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
No additional requirements
This course provides an overview of the development of different approaches to education in the Catholic Liberal Arts tradition. It includes considerations of Catholic sacraments and liturgy as ways of knowing God and one another. It examines in particular the principles and practices of biblical exegesis in the Catholic tradition, the method of Socratic dialogue and learning, the text-based method of shared inquiry, and the Great Books method of analysis. Those who take this course will learn how to teach using all these methods. At the same time, they will become acquainted with key texts and ideas of Catholic Thought.
- Reflection Paper (30%)
- Research essay. In the research essay, students will have the opportunity to identify, articulate, and analyse a key concept informing or aspect characterising Liberal Arts pedagogy. (35%)
- Analysis and Preparation of Classroom Materials (35%)
Current study term: 24 Jul 22 to 28 Oct 22
Textbooks are not required.
Next study term: 23 Jul 23 to 19 Nov 23
Check the learning management system (LMS) of your university for textbook details.