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TEACH Journal of Christian Education

Pedagogy

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Imagine, Interrupt, Innovate: Internationalising Teaching And Learning Practice, Sherry J. Hattingh, Steven W. Thompson, Peter Williams, Lindsay Morton Nov 2015

Imagine, Interrupt, Innovate: Internationalising Teaching And Learning Practice, Sherry J. Hattingh, Steven W. Thompson, Peter Williams, Lindsay Morton

TEACH Journal of Christian Education

Internationalisation of the curriculum is a key research area at the intersection of teaching and learning. Increasing numbers of international students in Australian schools and tertiary institutions necessitate the reconceptualisation of curriculum to incorporate global perspectives and develop intercultural competencies of both students and teachers. Accordingly, this research project identified key discipline areas at Avondale College of Higher Education in which to perform pedagogical intervention with an internationalisation focus. Three lecturers undertook action research in the areas of Primary Education, Business and Theology, resulting in the production of culturallyinformed perspectives, increased cross-cultural awareness and the identification of areas for future ...


Models Of Christian Education, John Collier Jan 2013

Models Of Christian Education, John Collier

TEACH Journal of Christian Education

In early 21st century Australia, proponents of Christian faith are in an Acts (Acts 17:6,22 NIV) situation: we contend amidst the smorgasbord of multiple faiths and designer spiritualities, where any sense that Christian faith is privileged by culture, history or exclusive truth claims, is rapidly eroding. In this multi-faith, pluralistic and the increasingly secular environment, we are ironically surrounded, like Paul in ancient Athens, with many Gods, mostly of a secular nature. The Christian church needs to discover effective ways to communicate the unchanging truth of the Gospel into a society which is undergoing rapid change in its ...


Pedagogy: A Lexical Oddity, Norman H. Young Jan 2011

Pedagogy: A Lexical Oddity, Norman H. Young

TEACH Journal of Christian Education

Despite the games we often play with words,

they are seldom defined by their derivations

(etymology), more frequently their meanings

are governed by their usage in sentences

(semantics). Once we do that, we discover

that the paidag gos was not and never was a

teacher. That is why the choice of ‘pedagogy’

for the English meaning, ‘the art of teaching’,

is so odd; it’s derived from a Greek word and

custom that had little to do with the noble art of

education. True, the paidag gos led or followed

his charge to school, but this was simply one of ...