The Dean and Program Assessment: understanding your graduation profile http://goo.gl/ioY4U2
Post on the Wabash blog for theological school deans: “The dean and program assessment, a portable infographic.”
Practicing reflection for insight on Bowen Family Systems theory at the Perspectives blog site.
Do you have ghosts in your system that go bump in the night? Thoughts on leaders as ghost hunters and exorcists at the Perspectives on Congregational Leadership blog site.
Thoughts on leadership in a chronically anxious system at the Perspectives on Congregational Leadership blog.
Nifty handout on educational terms at the theological school deans blog from the Wabash Center.
One of the hardest things for both novice and experienced teachers to learn is that lecture is not instruction. Here are some thoughts on “Five stages for effective teaching” at the Wabash Center? blog on “less lecture.”
A tool for curriculum assessment and integration, the curriculum map, at the Wabash Center blog for theological school deans.
In honor of Theological Libraries Month & American Archives Month the library staff at Columbia Theological Seminary sent this helpful list of curricular resources for congregations. These resources are available at the library’s curriculum lab (located in the children’s library).
- Re:form is a totally new approach to youth ministry that trusts youth to wrestle with the historic Christian faith and theology.
- animate is an original take on adult education that stirs curiosity. Participants are engaged and inspired to connect with their faith. Facilitators don’t have to have all the answers. Animate encourages everyone–including the facilitator–to participate in the experience, have a point of view, and deepen faith.
- Seasons Growing Faith provides a perfect foundation for setting up a space to nurture the development of faith and the spiritual language of children at an early age (birth to age 2).
- Faith Questions mini-courses respond to real faith questions posed by Presbyterian youth from across the denomination. Each four- or six-session study encourages young people to look to Scripture, as well as our faith traditions, in relevant and responsive ways.
- Our Whole Lives, together with Sexuality and Our Faith, helps participants make informed and responsible decisions about their relationships, health and behavior in the context of their faith. It equips participants with accurate, age-appropriate information in six subject areas: human development, relationships, personal skills, sexual behavior, sexual health, and society and culture.