Ignatian Pedagogy: Future Orientations
175 Royal Parade,Parkville,Victoria,Australia
NEW UNIT FOR 2020 This unit is related (but not sequential) to the unit: Ignatian Pedagogy: A Contemporary Vision (being offered in Semester 1, 2020)
This unit will explore the implications of the Ignatian Pedagogical Paradigm for future orientations in Jesuit education. The defining elements of Ignatian Pedagogy (Reflection and Action) will be examined through the concept of Refractive Learning – that is, learning to ‘bend’ content so that it is appropriated for one’s own unique experience and context as well as learning from the best practice of other Jesuit schools throughout the world. The proposed model is Learner-Centered, Reflection-Driven, and Action-Oriented. The unit will enable practitioners to reflect on, and wrestle with, Jesuit pedagogical concepts and theories so that Jesuit schools can offer a genuinely transformative and holistic education that is relevant to the twenty-first century and capable of being adapted for future paradigm shifts.
Upon successful completion of this unit, it is expected that students will be able to:
- Articulate the close connection between Ignatian pedagogy and the Spiritual Exercises
- Define and critically evaluate the core concepts and values of Refractive Learning
- Apply knowledge of the core characteristics of Refractive Learning to specific ministry and vocational contexts
- Evaluate the implications of Learner-centered, Reflection-driven, and Action-Oriented learning and teaching for educational practices
- Formulate a reasoned vision for future possibilities and trends in Jesuit education
Rev Dr Johnny Go SJ
Jesuit College of Spirituality, 175 Royal Parade, Parkville VIC 3052
FEES – For 10 cp units. Double for 20 cp units.
Students enrolled for academic credit | $2,266 Domestic Students | $2,925 International Students
Audit students (not for academic credit) | $1,133
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