This tutorial letter also provides all the information you need with regard to the prescribed study material and other resources and how to obtain it. Please study this information carefully and make sure that you obtain the prescribed material as soon as possible. We have also included certain general and administrative information about this module. Please study this section of the tutorial letter carefully. Right from the start we would like to point out that you must read all the tutorial letters you receive during the master immediately and carefully, as they always contain important and sometimes, urgent information.
We hope that you will enjoy this module and wish you all the best! 3 The formal purpose statement for this module is as follows: To gain insight into the religions of the world, (African religion, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and Contemporary and Alternative Religious Movements); to apply these insights in public and professional life; and to transmit this knowledge and insights to learners. 2. 2 Learning Outcome: Learners can demonstrate an understanding of what studying religion involves.
Range statement: Learners are expected to study this module at an intermediate level; ii one that is appropriate for level 7. With guidance, they are exposed to texts and illustrative material from the various religions in order for them to learn what studying religion involves. Assessment Criteria: Apply the basic principles involved in studying religion. Demonstrate respect for the opinions of others by writing without bias about different religions. Clearly distinguish scholarship from personal confession. Learns Eng Outcome: Learners can demonstrate a degree of factual knowledge of the major elisions traditions of humanity.
Range statement: With guidance and through writing assignments and/or an examination, learners will develop the skills necessary, at a level 7, to analyses, explain and evaluate the beliefs and practices of the major religious traditions of the world. Use the relevant terminology and conceptual apparatus correctly. Collect, analyses, reformat and evaluate information about religion. Assess information concerning religion, worldviews and ethical views available from libraries, existing literature, and other sources such as informants in the public sphere. Contextual information in an expanding range of contexts.
Learners can relate, and relate to, various contrasting and even conflicting systems of ultimate meaning and value. Range Statement: Learners will demonstrate, in assignments and/or an examination, that they can think inclusively yet apolitically and see all systems of ultimate meaning and value as correlated in the context of one differentiated homosexual history. Group systems of ultimate meaning and value according to place, time and structure. Explain a system which is not their own, to adherents in such a manner that he latter can agree with the explanation.
Make meaningful comparisons of such systems with reference to existing literature. Learners can inspire in their own learners the knowledge, values and skills involved in this area, appropriate to their developmental stages. Range statement: Learners will demonstrate, in assignments and/or an examination, that they can transmit to their learners, via adequate didactically procedures, the required knowledge Of Systems Of ultimate meaning and value. Assessment Criteria: Make their learners comfortable with the fact of religious and cultural Luray (pluralism), and respond with positive appreciation instead of fear and resentment.
LECTURER(S) AND CONTACT DETAILS The lecturers responsible for this module are as follows: General enquiries with regard to this course may be directed to Dry Garth Mason. The following lecturers will together be responsible for the course. Dry GO Mason (Mod ole co-rod initiator) Tell: (012) 429-8983 [email protected] AC. AZ Proof M Classics-Johnson Tell: (012)4793 [email protected] AC. AZ Mr. D Chesty Tell: (012) 429-4055 [email protected] AC. AZ proof JAM Stridden Tell. (012) 429-6852 [email protected] AC. AZ 32 If you have any problem in contacting your lecturer you may contact the secretary on (012) 429-4523 and leave a message for him.
Should you prefer to write to us, letters should be sent to: The Module Leader Department of Religious Studies and Arabic P O Box 392 UNIONS 0003 If you want to contact us via e-mail, please make sure that you give us the module code and your student number. Lecturers work on a number of modules each, and we may get e-mails to which we must reply “That depends. Which module are we talking about? ” Also make sure that your subject line is descriptive, like “DETECTED – query about Assignment 2”. If your subject is something like “hello”, your message may be viewed as junk e-mail by the system and deleted before it even gets to us.
All queries that are not of a purely administrative nature but are about the content of this module should be directed to us. If you need to contact the University about matters not related to the content Of this module, please consult the publication my Studies @ Unions that you received with your study material. This booklet contains information on how to contact the University (e. G. To whom you can write for different queries, important telephone and fax numbers, addresses and details of the times certain facilities are open).
Always have your student number at hand when you contact the University. 4 prescribed books There is no prescribed book for this module. You will receive the course contents in two Tutorial Letters: Tutorial Letter 501 (Introduction to Religions of the World) Tutorial Letter 102 (Religion Education) These Tutorial Letters are also available on manias. There are no recommended books for this module. There are no e-Reserves for this module. For information on the various student support Systems and services available at Unions (e. G. Tuned counseling, tutorial classes, language support), please consult the publication my Studies @ Unions, which you received with your study material. Contact with fellow students Study groups: It is advisable to have contact with fellow students. One way to do this is to form study groups. The addresses of students in your area may be obtained from the following department: Directorate: Student Administration and Registration p O Box 392 Malaysian If you have access to a computer that is linked to the internet, you can quickly access resources and information at the University.