ETS7970JEN - Theological Studies STM Portfolio or Project

Course description

Provides you and opportunity to create a compilation of educational evidence enabling you to reflect on and assess your progress as a learner throughout your degree program and to document your accomplishments. Your project may become a vital part of your employment resume.

How this course benefits students

Students gain an opportunity to assimilate all course learning into a useful culminating project, thus strengthening the learning process.

Why this course is important

Experiential learning moves students beyond the eclassroom to a sequence of experiential learning experiences that foster practical interaction with course concepts as a means of preparing the student for lifelong mission in the service of God within their respective academic disciplines and equipping students to become missional professionals and leaders in their chosen fields of endeavors.

How this course relates to missional core values

Biblically based

Portfolios and projects are rooted in the New Testament concept of "witness" as the person who explains what has been seen.

Missionally driven

Students will reflect upon and provide evidence of growth in their understanding of and participation in missio dei.

Contextually informed

Students provide evidence of their growth in understanding sociocultural contexts missional ministry and practice.

Interculturally focused

Students provide evidence of their ability to identify and value diversity.

Practically minded

Enables students to demonstrate their giftedness and their unique contribution to their field of study.

Experientially transformed

Projects are experiential activities intended to allow students to integrate the content and skills that have been acquired in their major of a manner which enhances their future work or studies.