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Introduction to Teaching Seminary
INTRO TEAC SEM
CLASS CODE: REL 370 CREDITS:  2
DIVISION: EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: RELIGION
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course fulfills a General Education - Religion requirement.

DESCRIPTION: This course is an introduction to religious education as a profession. It focuses on basic teaching concepts and the CES hiring process. Students taking this course should be in their junior year.
TAUGHT: Winter, Fall
CONTENT AND TOPICS: An introductory class for students interested in teaching seminary for the Church Education System, and an introduction to the philosophy of Religious Education in the Seminary system.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: 1. Realize the difference between Religious Education and Secular Education.
2. Discuss the process of becoming a Seminary Teacher.
3. Understand the charted course of the Church in education.
4. Discover and discuss principles which edify in teaching.
5. Understand the objective and the commission of CES in relationship to the mission of the Church.
6. Commit to live the gospel, teach effectively, and administer appropriately throughout life.
7. Discover, understand, and believe in the Holy Ghost's role in teaching.
8. Analyze the role of the student in gospel learning, including the condition of readiness, the role of participation, and responsibility of application.
9. Learn how to prepare a scripture-based lesson, starting with a scripture block, adding the resource manuals, managing preparation time along with presentation time, and involving students in a "non-lecture" lesson.

REQUIREMENTS: Regular attendance is required. All faculty give assignments, but each determines his/her own combination of text assignments, projects, and tests.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001