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IE953 - Interpreting Religious World Views

  • Module code: IE953
  • Module name: Interpreting Religious World Views
  • Department: Centre for Education Studies
  • Credit: 30

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

• to develop an awareness of the issues involved in attempting to understand religious worldviews • to review critically methodologies derived from religious studies and anthropology for interpreting religious worldviews • to consider issues in the representation and interpretation of religious world views in relation to published curriculum materials for RE • to review recent developments of the interpretive approach in research and development projects • to apply ideas developed in the module to teaching method, content selection and pupil activity in religious education in schools

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module students should be able to... Learning Outcomes should include reference to subject knowledge and understanding, key skills, cognitive skills and subject-specific practical and professional skills and be clearly relevant to fulfilling the educational aims. Learning Outcomes should be measurable by the assessment methods for the module. Indicate how the module will contribute to the achievement of degree course learning objectives. (a) Subject knowledge and understanding The knowledge and understanding that a student will be expected to have upon completion, such as : ‘a theoretical knowledge of the principles and methods of archaeology’ or ‘a knowledge of the major types of chemical reaction and the main characteristics associated with them.’ (b) Key Skills Communication (written, verbal, graphical...) Numeracy Use of information technology (eg WP, www, databases, spreadsheets, specialist packages) Ability to learn Others (eg teamwork) (c) Cognitive Skills For example: ability in critical analysis; the ability to formulate and test concepts and hypotheses. (d) Subject-Specific/Professional Skills For example: laboratory skills; scientific support writing; research skills and methods.

Timetabled teaching activities

This module is taught by distance learning

Departmental link

https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/ces/postgrads/re

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
30 CATS (Module code: IE953-30)
A (Assessed work only) 5,000-word essay 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Religions and Education (by Distance Learning) (X31W) - Year 1
Optional
  • Postgraduate Taught Religions and Education by Distance Learning (X31V) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Religions and Education by Distance Learning (X31V) - Year 3
  • Postgraduate Taught Religions and Education by Distance Learning (X31V) - Year 4
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL04) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL05) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL05) - Year 3
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL08) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL08) - Year 3
  • Postgraduate Taught Educational Innovation (XL16) - Year 2