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2010

Australian Catholic University

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What Constitutes Success In Classroom Religious Education? A Study Of Secondary Religious Teachers' Understandings Of The Nature And Purposes Of Religious Education In Catholic Schools 2vols., David Gerard Kenyon Jan 2010

What Constitutes Success In Classroom Religious Education? A Study Of Secondary Religious Teachers' Understandings Of The Nature And Purposes Of Religious Education In Catholic Schools 2vols., David Gerard Kenyon

Theses

The Australian Catholic Religious Educational landscape has seen much change in theory and practice since the 1960s as theorists, researchers, church and education authorities, and religion teachers all sought to make Religious Education more appropriate and meaningful for students. While this change has led to a greater consensus about the nature and purposes of Religious Education, there still remains a diversity of expectations and a degree of ambiguity specifically about what classroom Religious Education should achieve. In the ongoing discussion of this question, what was often lacking was the voice of teachers. Hence, this study sought to explore and report ...