Transformative Adult Education in Intercultural Contexts - ONLINE

Moodle: 25.05.2024 - 07.09.2024
Video Classes: 08.06.2024 - 13.07.2024
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This course is part of MAEnglishOnlineCTH
Topics covered
AWM-course-no: 2231301 CIU-course-no: ITE 6350
Course schedule: 08.06.2024, 15.06.2024, 06.07.2024, 13.07.2024
Weekday: Sat

This course will be taught via video class!

Understanding foundational pedagogy and andragogy greatly improves teaching in higher education. Optimizing for best learning overcomes teaching understood or practiced as information dissemination. This course will explore the characteristics of adult learners with special regard to the use of research-based teaching practices within the theological classroom. These include principles from cognitive science (the study of how people learn), social-emotional learning (including the affective domain), and brain research. In addition, constructive alignment in the form of backward-design-thinking will be studied as a guideline for both teaching and preaching. Lastly, the frameworks of cultural safety and cultural humility will be proposed as an alternative approach to “cultural competency” in teaching in a multicultural setting to show both honour and respect to all cultures represented in the theological classroom.

Usually offered every two years.

Leistungsnachweise können auch auf DEUTSCH eingereicht werden!

This course includes three phases:

Pre-class: online (Moodle), one week study time prior to live video class.

Class: online (live video/Moodle), four Saturdays with 4 hours each of live video class (between 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.).

Post-class: online (Moodle), all assignments must be submitted 8 weeks after the last Saturday.

More details are available in the module description ...

One student's experience:
“This course was an incredible positive experience. I learned a lot!“

Deborah J. Kramlich
(Ph.D., Educational Leadership, CIU) Originally from the US, has lived since 1993 in Germany, Sweden, and now Thailand. She is currently doing a Postdoctoral Research Associate Position at Payap University, ...

Price table

M.A. Tuition Fee 3 Credits 630 €
M.A. Tuition Fee 3 Credits AEM 520 €
M.A. Registration Fee 40 €
M.A. Late Registration Fee 20 €
M.A. Tuition Fee Auditor 390 €
Online-Fee 30 €