Learning and Teaching Theology
Sydney College of Divinity is commited to quality teaching and learning by providing opportunities that encourage our teaching staff to be effective, innovative and reflective professionals. We want to use the Learning & Teaching Theology (LATT) Forum to disseminate resources and ideas in current literature on effective and innovative teaching, and to encourage collaboration with colleagues in researching Learning & Teaching.
- Refereed and non-refeered articles
- Learning and teaching articles on online learning and from the Forum
- SCD archived newsletters from 2010 to 2014
- LATT conference publications
- Script for Educational Experiment
- Submit a Teaching Tactic online or download a Word template
- Read about the teaching tactics shared by others
Work with Others
- Projects you can work on
- Message board to share upcoming projects, ideas, comments and connect with others
- Upcoming learning and teaching theology and its related events at Sydney College of Divinity, Member Institutions and broadly that provide opportunities to work with others
Share your Research
- Resources on writing, presenting a paper and publishing
- Events at Sydney College of Divinity, Member Institutions and broadly that provide opportunities to share your research
- Message board to share your research ideas, links to your articles/books or topics of interest
Sydney College of Divinity promotes excellence in learning and teaching theology in a variety of ways. Through this forum and news section we hope to disseminate relevant information to help us all keep abreast of developments and events.
The fifth SCD Learning & Teaching Theology looks at how does best-practice assessment help to shape the theological graduate for their future vocation.
Dr Jin Heung Kim wrote the book Presbyterian Faith according to the Reformed Catechisms to coincide with the ‘Refo 500’ commemorations in the Presbyterian Church of Korea (Kosin), in order to help the pastors of this church prepare their sermons.
The theme of the 2019 Conference is, God’s Exemplary Graduates: Character-Oriented Graduate Attributes in Theological Education.
We welcome ideas and feedback to build engagement and further develop learning and teaching within the Sydney College of Divinity. The articles under the discussion forum are written by our faculty and colleagues in education and research. Share your comments, experience and thoughts on our message board.
Dr David Smith writes about Kahoot!, a game-based learning platform using the concept of gamification in education, that ACCS will be introducing in their learning.
Writing on the topic, Identifying effective and innovative teachers, Assoc Prof Paul McKechnie says youth, old age, ugliness, foreign accents, unpopular beliefs, general eccentricity―any or all of these may be harmless but dullness in teaching can’t be tolerated.
Writing on the topic, Identifying effective and innovative teachers, Dr Rob Fringer argues that effectiveness is most important and is often buttressed by innovation. Effectiveness, he says, must be measured in line with one’s institutional mission and identity.