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Methods of Teaching Seminary
METH TEACH SEM
CLASS CODE: REL 471 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: RELIGION
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course fulfills a General Education - Religion requirement.

DESCRIPTION: This course helps trainees become more effective teachers. It prepares trainees to teach the scriptures and involves them in a brief seminary teaching experience.
TAUGHT: Winter, Fall
CONTENT AND TOPICS: A course on methods and how to use the scriptures for prospective seminary teachers. During the course, trainees are evaluated and screened for part-time positions. Students will observe at least 2-3 hours and teach 5-8 hours in released time seminary classes.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: 1. Review the teaching framework: how to prepare and teach a lesson where both the student and the teacher "understand the scriptures," "learn to identify key principles and doctrines," and "make a commitment to apply the principles and doctrines into their daily lives."
2. Understand the Word.
3. Identify principles and doctrines.
4. Learn how to help students apply principles and doctrines. If it doesn't apply, why try?
5. Learn the "real" teaching experience in a seminary classroom for two weeks.
REQUIREMENTS: Regular attendance is required. All faculty give assignments, but each determines his/her own combination of text assignments, projects, and tests.
PREREQUISITES: Rel 370 and Instructors consent. For prospective Seminary teachers only.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2002