Unit Code & NameDA9121B Supervised Theological Field Education
DescriptionIn this unit learning is achieved through deep engagement in approved placements and a theological action-reflection model of learning. Students will utilise this praxis learning method to synthesise their theological learning and placement practice, enabling holistic development. This will include consideration of how scripture, theology, tradition, culture and experience coalesce in their own experiences of ministry formation. This unit is predominantly delivered in non-classroom based settings.
FieldD - Theology: Mission and Ministry
DisciplineDA - Mission and Ministry
SemesterFull Year, 2020
DateThis is a full year unit.
Enrolment in this unit will require a suitable placement, approved by the unit coordinator, and the ability to complete at least 300 hours of activity in the placement context.
A minimum of eight personal supervision sessions (1 hour each) and a minimum of six peer supervision sessions (2 hours each) are also required.
Three classes will be held throughout the year on:
Thursday 20 February 9.30am to 3.00pm
Thursday 28 May 9.30am to 12.30pm and
Friday 30 October 9.30am to 12.30pm
Campus | 100 Maidstone St, Ringwood
Learning Activities*This unit is offered at Undergraduate and Postgraduate level. Students may engage with people across both levels when this unit is delivered.
AssessmentsFour class presentation of case studies/incident reports (1,750 words each - 2 each Semester) 7,000 words total - 50%
Two learning agreement and learning achievement reports (one for each Semester) 3,500 words total - 25%
One 3,500 word integrative essay - 25%
Learning OutcomesUpon successful completion of this unit, it is expected that students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate ongoing development in and critical analysis of a range of leadership, mission and ministry skills.
2. Integrate their wider theological learning with reflection on their placement context.
3. Critically engage in self-evaluation of their practice of ministry with their supervisor and peer group.
4. Articulate and critically evaluate their developing operational theology.
5. Utilise theological reflection skills to learn holistically from practical settings.
6. Analyse and contrast two models of theological reflection.