Renaissance Module: Philosophy of RE Online Renaissance Module - July 2019
Type of event: Training
Philosophy of RE Online Renaissance Module
The Philosophy of RE Renaissance module will be offered in an online format on Tuesday evenings 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30 and 8/6 from 7-9 pm ET.
The Philosophy of RE Renaissance module is an online learning experience comprised of five two-hour webinars with reading and other assignments for each session. Credit will be offered for full participation in the module. Full participation includes:
- Online attendance and active participation in five two-hour sessions.
- Reading and reflection to prepare for each session.
- Responses to Reflection Questions on the Discussion Forum after each session.
- Submission of final evaluation within a week after the module ends.
Goals of the Module
The overall goals of this module are:
- Increased knowledge of foundational questions of religious education: what, when, who, where, how, and why.
- Increased ability to articulate one’s own religious faith and religious education philosophy.
- Increased clarity about the purposes of lifespan religious education.
- Increased comfort and competence in sharing a philosophy of religious education with teachers and parents.
- Increased comfort and competence applying new knowledge, worship processes, and educational awareness in the congregation.
- The module will be led by Michelle Richards and Carrie Krause.
- The registration deadline is 6/1/19.
- Registration is limited to 15 participants and the fee is $175.
The webinar platform is Zoom, which you can download from Zoom. In order to access module materials, participants must have or create a UUA profile name. On UUA.org, click on “create account” at the top right and follow instructions on the page. If you have already participated in an online module, use the profile name you have already created. No later than two weeks before the module begins, email the module leaders with your profile name to be added to the group and begin the preparation required before the first session.