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M9695WMM Issues in Women's Missional Ministry

  • Unit Code & NameM9695WMM Issues in Women's Missional Ministry
  • DescriptionWomen do have different perspectives on leadership and ministry than men. This is an advanced study unit in which we examine these perspectives together and read a diverse range of in-depth studies which explore how women successfully negotiate the challenges they face. (This unit is not a study on how to make women feel good in ministry. It focuses on research about women in different contexts, mostly conducted and written by women.)

    This graduate course unit provides students with an opportunity to focus, at an advanced level, on the Issues in Women's Missional Ministry within a discipline or subdiscipline that is not available elsewhere in the curriculum. The particular topic might include: an examination of contemporary themes or current issues in the discipline; exploration of developments in research and theory; a consideration of the implications of developments in research and theory to a broad range of issues of current concern to Christian life, ministry or theology; an opportunity to learn new theories and skills and to apply them in practical or simulated circumstances.
  • DisciplineChristian Life and Ministry
  • LevelPostgraduate
  • Semester1, 2017
  • Delivery ModeOnline
  • DateThere are no scheduled face-to-face or online classes for this unit. Students work through the weekly content in Booth Online at their own pace.
  • Lecturer(s) Dr Evelyn Hibbert
  • PrerequisitesNil
  • Learning ActivitiesThis is a highly collaborative unit with most of the collaboration occurring online through discussion forums and collaborative document creation. There will be a significant amount of reading and critical engagement with what is read.
  • AssessmentsThere will be a brief, weekly, personal reflection on the textbook, a collaborative writing project and a mini research project in an area of personal interest.
  • Learning OutcomesAt the end of this unit students will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of the topic selected for consideration
    2. Critically analyse a range of primary and secondary literature dealing with the topic
    3. Critically evaluate the topic using the methodologies appropriate to the discipline
    4. Show advanced competence in practical skills and/or descriptive, critical and analytic skills with respect to the topic
    5. Perceptively apply the results of their study to enrich Christian life, ministry, or theology