Morality And Belief In The 21St Century 2 EDUC2034

  • Academic Session: 2019-20
  • School: School of Education
  • Credits: 30
  • Level: Level 2 (SCQF level 8)
  • Typically Offered: Semester 2
  • Available to Visiting Students: No

Short Description

The course provides an introduction to the Christian, and other, perspectives on a wide range of issues of morality and issues of belief facing individuals in the 21st Century.

Timetable

Weekly two hour lectures, weekly one hour seminars.

Requirements of Entry

Successful completion of Level 1 Teaching World Religions.

Excluded Courses

None

Assessment

Based on final submission of a folio of work worth 60%; 40% will be made up of two submitted schemes of work of six lessons each, suitable for teaching Higher RMPS "Morality in the Modern World" (20% for each).

Main Assessment In: April/May

Course Aims

To provide an introduction to the Christian, and other perspectives on a wide range of issues of morality and issues of belief facing individuals in the 21st century.

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

Students should: develop an understanding of issues of morality specifically those relating to technological developments e.g. medical ethics, environment and modern warfare; develop an awareness and consideration of specific beliefs held by religious groups; have a sound understanding of specific issues of belief such as those relating to evil and suffering, and life after death; develop an ability to evaluate the Christian stance on these issues and beliefs and the other stances as appropriate to the particular issue or belief; demonstrate an ability to work creatively with ICT.

Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits

Submission of the following to a satisfactory standard, i.e. Grade D3 or above: 2 x schemes of work of six lessons each, suitable for teaching Higher RMPS "Morality in the Modern World"; Final folio of resources to support teaching.