Musings on Bridging the Digital Divide – Teaching Tactics

Bruce G Allder, Director of the Culturally and Linguistically Diverse program at the Nazarene Theological College, Brisbane offers his musings on “Bridging the digital divide with off-line e-learning” by Mathew Hillier in Distance Education Vol 39, No. 1 January 2018. Join the conversation by sending your comments to [email protected]  Genuine accessibility to higher education by students in remote areas of the world continues to be one of the major challenges for education providers ...

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SCD Graduation Ceremony 2018

Congratulations to all of our new graduates! Here are some of the early photos of the 14 April 2018 graduation ceremony. Special guest The Hon David Clarke MLC, Parliamentary Secretary for Justice with SCD Dean, Professor Diane Speed, Dr Scott Stephens, Editor of the ABC's Religion and Ethics website, delivering the occasional address, the Melisma Ensemble performing, Margaret Mary Keyes receiving the Dr Brian Murray Memorial Award and the Dianne Feeney Memorial Award, and so ...

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Excellence in Learning Theology Recognized

Congratulations to Margaret Mary Keyes! Margaret Mary Keyes won two awards that recognize excellence in learning within the discipline of theology.  At the 14 April 2018 SCD Graduation ceremony she received the Dr Brian Murray Memorial Prize. This prize recognizes the highest level of achievement by a student in the discipline of theology. Furthermore she also received the Dianne Feeney Memorial Prize. This prize recognizes the highest achievement by a student in a Bachelors degree who is ...

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Jason Israel Wins Centre for Gospels Research Essay Prize

Congratulations to Jason Israel, winner of the inaugural SCD Centre for Gospels Research Essay Prize! The Centre creates networks among scholars working in the field of Gospels and Acts research. It also publishes The Journal of Gospels and Acts Research.  In addition, the Centre encourages the next generation of Gospels and Acts researchers. One way in which it does this is by offering a monetary prize for an excellent essay on a subject related to the Gospels or Acts submitted by an SCD ...

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A ‘Theology of the Cross’ School Leader (Theology in Human Form) – Teaching Tactics

A Teaching Tactic from Andrew Jaensch, Australian Lutheran College. The context A postgraduate unit for Lutheran/ Christian School leaders (Education and Theology in dialogue). The unit is introduced in a three-day workshop and followed by online study over a semester. The pedagogical purpose There are two complementary purposes: 1. To help the students understand the theological concepts by describing their influence on the attitudes and actions of a school leader. 2. To allow them ...

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Centre for Gospels Research Essay Prize 2017

To mark the launch of the SCD Centre for Gospels Research, the SCD Council and Academic Board are pleased to announce the establishment of the SCD Centre for Gospels Research Essay Prize which will be awarded for the essay deemed to be the most excellent amongst those tendered for consideration. Essays for consideration must be on a Gospels or Acts topic, and must have been submitted in 2017 as an assessment item towards any SCD Course; and received a DISTINCTION or HIGH ...

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Centre for Gospels Research End of Year Dinner 2017

On the evening of Tuesday 5 December 2017, the small group who across 2017 steered the Centre for Gospels Research into existence met with some other interested friends to close the year together in the home of Jim (SCD Director of Research) and Elizabeth Harrison. After a beautiful meal, our guest speaker, Dr Paul Barnett presented a paper sharing his latest thoughts on the origins of the four Gospels. The paper explored the idea that the four Gospels were related to four mission fields, and ...

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