Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, the student will be able to:

Unit Description

This unit offers current and prospective practitioners the opportunity to explore the practice and theology of chaplaincy in a range of educational settings, from primary to tertiary, state and private. It draws on current literature as well as experts and practitioners, engaging a number of clearly identified issues that reflect the complex nature of chaplaincy in these settings. Time is given to exploring the emergence of primary school chaplaincy in the State School system as well as the methodologies for teaching the traditional Christian religious education programs. The unit examines the biblical and theological basis for chaplaincy as part of the mission of the church, and seeks to enable students to gain a broad overview of chaplaincy as ministry.

Teaching Strategies

Teaching strategies include lectures, tutorials, weekend schools and presentation of instructional material in the form of printed documentation, OHP, DVD, video and audio tape and on-line interaction. Students also learn by class discussion, personal study, preparation of assignments and assessment comments on their work.

Unit offerings

Face to face:

Please note

The Unit Offerings listed above are a guide only and the timetable for any year is the final authority. The College may vary offerings based on demand or other conditions.

This unit may be available in different modes of delivery i.e. online and face-to-face as listed above. The unit content will not differ between these modes of delivery. There will possibly be a difference in the schedule and/or the prescribed assessment tasks, however both will cover and assess the same content.