Doctor of Education Major in Religious and Values Education (Derved)
The program aims to provide advanced training to coordinators of religious education programs for Philippine schools/parishes/dioceses, researchers in religious education for the Philippine Church; and teachers of theology. It is aimed towards generating a body of research in a non-sexist lay theology in the Philippine context.
|Core Philosophy||09 units|
|Major Courses||27 units|
|Foreign Languages||06 units|
|Dissertation Writing||12 units|
Research 3 UNITS
Research Seminar on Religious and Values Education (REV906D)
An evaluative study of different types of studies on religious education and their accompanying methodologies. The output of the course is the first draft of the dissertation proposal to complete the degree.
STATISTICS 3 UNITS
Advance Statistics (REV583D)
Application to standard methods of data collection and recording and interpretation of field research reports.
Core Philosophy 3 UNITS
Philosophy of Curriculum Development in Religious Education and Values Education (REV536D)
A course on current approaches in religious education curriculum from theological and pedagogical perspectives; theories of faith and revelation, language and experience, and principles for evaluating and making curricula in the light of these theories.
Philosophy of Religious Education and Values Education with Professional Teacher’s Ethics (REV537D)
An examination of the various theories and philosophies regarding religious education with implications for the management of educational programming. Value-philosophers like Scheler and Marcel will be studied along with their ethical theories.
Philosophy and Psychology of Religious Development and Values Formation (REV538D)
A study of schools of Psychology (Freud, Jung, Maslow, etc.) and their theories regarding religious development and similar specific theories of Erikson, Kohlberg, and Fowler.
MAJOR COURSES 27 UNITS
Program Evaluation and Construction of Instruments for Religious Education and Values Education (REV582P)
A review of evaluation models with the corresponding strategies for implementation and the principles guiding the construction of instruments.
Management of Religious Education and Values Education Programs (REV621D)
Principles and strategies to equip educators to manage both traditional and non-traditional programs in Religious Education.
Special Topics (any one): The Trinity, The Incarnation Soteriology, Eschatology, Mariology, Ecclesiology (REV835P)
An in-depth study of any of the Christian mysteries or dogmas with the specific purpose of reinterpreting the theories in the language of contemporary man.
Seminar on Contemporary Methods of Religious and Values Education (REV905P)
A comparative study of various methods of religion and values education with focus on a socialization and teaching model.
Seminar on the History of Christian Dogma (REV911D)
A course on the formation and development of Christian dogma. Main theological themes such as God, Christ, and Grace will be discussed from their historical context and perspective.
Seminar on Contemporary Systematic Theology (REV912D)
A study on the contemporary interpretations of the main Christian themes based on different synthesis: existentialism, liberation theology, political theology and socio-psychological approach.
Seminar in Church History (REV913D)
A seminar on the various spiritual movements and Christian figures that have helped shape the Church. A perspective on the prophetic actions of the Church and its integration into the socio-political arena.
Seminar on Contemporary Moral Theology (REV914D)
A seminar on current moral issues from a theological and pastoral perspective: sexual and conjugal morality, bioethics, professional and social ethics.
Seminar on Contemporary Biblical Research (REV915D)
A survey of various critical approaches to biblical literature and the presentation of the process from exegesis (critical analysis) to hermeneutics (cultural and pastoral interpretation) of the texts; includes the study of the context using auxiliary disciplines such as linguistics and archeology.
Seminar on Liturgy and Worship (REV916P)
The study of the historical development and acculturation of liturgy; an analysis of the practice of Christian worship in its social and ecclesial context.
FOREIGN LANGUAGES 06 UNITS
Ecclesiastical Latin/ Hebrew (APT501P)
Biblical Greek (APT502P)
PRACTICUM (REV931P & REV932D)
Supervised practicum for administrators and teachers of Religious and Values Education. The participants/students are asked top make an action research to show the significant differences on the values integration in the area of specialization. Video tape, group interaction and classroom visitation will be used to have feedback and evaluation.
Supervised practicum for those preparing for teaching religion and values. The candidate will be assigned to an experienced religious education theology professor.
(REV901W, REV902W, REV903W, REV904W, REV905W)