THEO5852

 

THEO5852
Theories of Religious Education

This course examines various theories of religious education. It begins with an historical overview of different approaches to religious education. It then examines some influential theories of religious education, particularly James FOWLER's comprehensive theory of faith development, Paulo FREIRE's praxis approach to education, and Thomas GROOME's theory of Christian religious education. Students will explore contributions, as well as limitations, of these theories to religious education classroom of contemporary Hong Kong.

3 Units

Old Course Code (2009-10 and before) : RST5152