Field Education Courses for the 2009 Fall Session

Course Listings by Level

3000 Level Courses
SMF3010YF  L0101

Reflection Seminar

Offered in Fall 2009  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2005 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

An approved field placement with appropriate supervision and theological reflection seminar.

Schedule: Tuesday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: Darren Dias
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: First Semester · Two Credits
WYF3010HF  L0101

Theological Integration Seminar

Offered in Fall 2009  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2008 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

A seminar involving engagement in a ministry setting, appropriate supervision, and weekly theological reflection.

Schedule: Wednesday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Merv Mercer
Teaching Methods: Seminars, Practicum
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit
RGF3010YF  L0101

Theological Field Education

Offered in Fall 2009  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2008 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

(For students taking field education of 500 hours.) A three-month ministry placement in a setting chosen by the candidate in consultation with the Director of Theological Field Education. Completion will be at one or more of the following levels. If a person begins at Level 1, he or she must progress to Level 2. The levels are as follows:

1) Observer Ministry Placement: Two to three weeks observing and dialoguing with a practitioner in a chosen field of ministry; 2) Intern Ministry Placement: Engagement in a supervised ministry placement; and,

3) Level 3: Resident Ministry Placement: In collaboration with the Director of Theological Field Education, a candidate will develop and execute a project that will enhance a chosen site

Schedule: Irregular · Begins: · Ends:
Schedule Notes: Field
Instructors: Margaret Lavin
Other Information: First Semester · Two Credits
RGF3010YY  L0101

Theological Field Education

Offered in Fall 2009  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2008 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

(For students taking field education of 500 hours.)  A three-month ministry placement in a setting chosen by the candidate in consultation with the Director of Theological Field Education. Completion will be at one or more of the following levels. If a person begins at Level 1, he or she must progress to Level 2. The levels are as follows:
1) Observer Ministry Placement: Two to three weeks observing and dialoguing with a practitioner in a chosen field of ministry; 2) Intern Ministry Placement: Engagement in a supervised ministry placement; and,
3) Level 3: Resident Ministry Placement: In collaboration with the Director of Theological Field Education, a candidate will develop and execute a project that will enhance a chosen site’s services. This must be a project that can be sustained by the site and not solely dependent upon the skills and continued presence of the candidate.
Two options for taking RGF3010 (two credits):

1. RGF3010Y (2 credits.  RGF3010Y is usually offered from September until April of next year; or offered in the Summer.)

2. RGF3020H plus RGF3030H (1 credit each. RGF3020H is usually offered from September to December.  RGF3030H is usually offered from January to April. In consideration of the need of students, either course can be offered in the Summer session.)

Means of Evaluation: Case Studies. Pass/Fail course.

Schedule: Irregular · Begins: · Ends:
Schedule Notes: Field
Instructors: Margaret Lavin
Other Information: Full Year · Two Credits
SAF3010HY  L0101

Theological Field Education

Offered in Fall 2009  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2009 · St. Augustine's (2661 Kingston Rd.) Scarborough Site

An approved field placement with appropriate supervision and theological reflection seminars. Three reflection papers. 50% of the grade will be given on the basis of attendance and participation in the placement, seminar, and completed assigned theological reflections; 50% will be based on the pastoral growth of the student as reflected in the final written evaluations.

Schedule: Irregular · Begins: · Ends:
Schedule Notes: Field
Instructors: TBA
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Full Year · One Credit · Max: 23
Additional Notes: Diaconate Formation Program course
SMF3010HF  L0101

Reflection Seminar

Offered in Fall 2009  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

An approved field placement with appropriate supervision and theological reflection seminar.

Schedule: Tuesday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: Darren Dias
Teaching Methods: Seminars, Practicum
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit
RGF3020HF  L0101

Theological Field Education

Offered in Fall 2009  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2008 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

(For students taking field education of 500 hours.)  A three-month ministry placement in a setting chosen by the candidate in consultation with the Director of Theological Field Education. Completion will be at one or more of the following levels. If a person begins at Level 1, he or she must progress to Level 2. The levels are as follows:
1) Observer Ministry Placement: Two to three weeks observing and dialoguing with a practitioner in a chosen field of ministry; 2) Intern Ministry Placement: Engagement in a supervised ministry placement; and,
3) Level 3: Resident Ministry Placement: In collaboration with the Director of Theological Field Education, a candidate will develop and execute a project that will enhance a chosen site’s services. This must be a project that can be sustained by the site and not solely dependent upon the skills and continued presence of the candidate.
Two options for taking RGF3010 (two credits):

1. RGF3010Y (2 credits.  RGF3010Y is usually offered from September until April of next year; or offered in the Summer.)

2. RGF3020H plus RGF3030H (1 credit each. RGF3020H is usually offered from September to December.  RGF3030H is usually offered from January to April. In consideration of the need of students, either course can be offered in the Summer session.)

Means of Evaluation: Case Studies. Pass/Fail course.

Schedule: Irregular · Begins: · Ends:
Schedule Notes: Field
Instructors: Margaret Lavin
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit
EMF3020YY  L0101

Contextual Education

Offered in Fall 2009  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2008 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This praxis course is required for all MDiv, MRE, MPS and Diploma students. It combines, weekly, two and a half hours of classroom teaching and seminar work with eight hours in a supervised contextual education site. Classroom and seminar work includes structured discussion and biblical/theological reflection on ministry practice. Intentional learning covenants in the site and in a class small group provide opportunity to connect, to challenge and to integrate theoretical learning and practice and to develop the art of giving and receiving critical feedback and evaluation. Evaluation is based on successful completion of 8 written critical reflections, 6 verbatims, class presentations and participation, self, peer and site educator evaluation reports. *Successful completion of Context and Ministry EMP1601 is pre-requisite for this course. Students meet with the instructor by mid-March to negotiate an appropriate learning site for the following September. Placements in rural and urban congregations, social and institutional settings are available. *Successful completion of Context and Ministry EMP1601 is pre-requisite for this course. In March students will meet with the instructor to negotiate an appropriate learning site for the following September. Placements in rural and urban congregations, social and institutional settings are available.

Schedule: Tuesday, 9:00 to 12:00
Instructors: Joan Wyatt
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Full Year · Two Credits
EMF3020YY  L0102

Contextual Education

Offered in Fall 2009  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This praxis course is required for all MDiv, MRE, MPS and Diploma students. It combines, weekly, two and a half hours of classroom teaching and seminar work with eight hours in a supervised contextual education site. Classroom and seminar work includes structured discussion and biblical/theological reflection on ministry practice. Intentional learning covenants in the site and in a class small group provide opportunity to connect, to challenge and to integrate theoretical learning and practice and to develop the art of giving and receiving critical feedback and evaluation. Evaluation is based on successful completion of 8 written critical reflections, 6 verbatims, class presentations and participation, self, peer and site educator evaluation reports. *Successful completion of Context and Ministry EMP1601 is pre-requisite for this course. Students meet with the instructor by mid-March to negotiate an appropriate learning site for the following September. Placements in rural and urban congregations, social and institutional settings are available. *Successful completion of Context and Ministry EMP1601 is pre-requisite for this course. In March students will meet with the instructor to negotiate an appropriate learning site for the following September. Placements in rural and urban congregations, social and institutional settings are available.

Schedule: Wednesday, 17:30 to 20:30
Instructors: Joan Wyatt
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Full Year · Two Credits
SAF3020YY  L0101

Parish Internship

Offered in Fall 2009  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2008 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

One-year pastoral internship under the supervision of a Pastor. Monthly seminar, personal reflection, theological reflection and one presentation. 50% of the grade will be given on the basis of attendance and participation in the placement, seminar, and completed assigned theological reflections; 50% will be based on the pastoral growth of the student as reflected in the final written evaluations. Please see the Director of Parish Internship for more information.

Schedule: Irregular · Begins: · Ends:
Schedule Notes: Field
Instructors: TBA
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Full Year · Two Credits
WYF3030HF  L0101

Parish Leadership and Ministry

Offered in Fall 2009  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2008 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Introduction to the practicalities of parish leadership and ministry, including field placement, supervision, and theological reflection.

Schedule: Thursday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Merv Mercer
Teaching Methods: Seminars, Practicum
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit
RGF3040HF  L0101

Theological Reflection Seminar

Offered in Fall 2009  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2007 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course consists of two parts: A) Practical Theology Seminar (0.5 Credit for RGF3040) - a seminar for first year students to develop the skills of theological reflection through which to reflect on personal faith development, a call to ministry, and an integration of personal experience and theology into a development of ministerial practice. Class participation, personal reflection papers, a final synthesis paper as well as workshops in pastoral skills, liturgy and personal identity will help to facilitate formation. B) Theological Reflection Seminar (0.5 Credit for RGF3040) - follows or runs concurrently with the theological field education ministry placement. The process of theological reflection enables the student to understand and assess their ministry in the context of personal faith and the theology they are studying in the total program. The remainder of the weekly meetings are spent in theological reflection on case studies of ministry events experienced by class members. Means of Evaluation: Case studies. Pass/Fail course.

Schedule: Friday, Saturday, 9:30 to 16:30
Schedule Notes: Sep 25 & 26, 2009
Instructors: Margaret Lavin
Teaching Methods: Seminars, Practicum
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit
SAF3050YY  L0101

Advanced Parish Internship/Itinerancy

Offered in Fall 2009  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2008 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

One-year placement in a parish or mission under supervision; course is tailoured to individuals. Please see the Director of Parish Internship for more information.

Schedule: Irregular · Begins: · Ends:
Schedule Notes: Field
Instructors: TBA
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Full Year · Two Credits
EMF3130HF  L0101

Ministry Integration Seminar

Offered in Fall 2009  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2008 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course affords students opportunity to reflect on the experiences and learning of their supervised eight month internship, to assess, with the insturctor and peers, their own readiness for ministry leadership. The class process will involve seminar discussions of case studies and critical incidents generated from the internship experience and assigned reading materials. The written and evaluative component of the course will require an annotated bibliography, a class presentation and a 25 page ministry praxis research paper.

Schedule: Wednesday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Joan Wyatt
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit

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