RED502: Catechesis in Sacramental Theology

Key details

Unit typeCore unit
Credit points6
Indicative contact hours1 hour tutorial (synchronous online session)
Lecture material should be consulted in your own time prior to the tutorial
Delivery ModeOnline
Offered inSemester 1
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This unit explores the theology and catechesis of sacraments and sacramentality. Students completing this unit will have a body of knowledge related to the education in sacramentality and sacraments of students in primary schools. They will be able to undertake professional work in this field, and also use it as a basis for further learning.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

a) demonstrate specialised knowledge of Church teaching related to sacramentality and sacraments as well as contemporary scholarship in this field;
b) think critically and review, analyse, consolidate and synthesise relevant data in order to find solutions to complex problems related to the issues of identity and mission;
c) apply the specialised knowledge acquired through this subject to generate and evaluate complex ideas related to the teaching of sacramentality and sacraments to primary school students;
d) communicate an understanding of specialised, complex knowledge and theoretical concepts related to the teaching of sacramentality and sacraments and transfer this to students in primary schools;
e) make high level independent judgements in a range of school-based management functions related to the teaching of sacramentality and sacraments;
f) initiate, plan, implement and evaluate concepts related to the teaching of sacramentality and sacraments and take personal responsibility for their own work and that of others within their sphere of authority.

Other Religious Education Units

Campion College currently offers four Religious Education Units as part of its Graduate Certificate in Religious Education (Primary):

RED501: Historical Context of Catholic Teaching
RED502: Catechesis in Sacramental Theology
RED503: Challenges and Strategies in Religious Education
RED504: Introduction to Biblical Studies

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