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Tim Coltvet

Tim Coltvet

Director of Contextual Learning

Courses

FE 0200 01INTERNSHIP ORIENTATION Summer Term 2017-2018

Offered for students preparing for internship placement or as an online course during any term for students preparing for internship other times during the year. Note: This course is a prerequisite to Internship.

FE 0500 01CLINICAL PASTORAL EDUCATION - CPE Summer Term 2017-2018

Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) offers students the opportunity to develop and integrate theological knowledge and professional skills in a wide variety of clinical contexts such as hospitals, extended care facilities, social service and social justice organizations, and congregational settings. The primary locus of learning are the people and relationships affected by the act of giving spiritual care, including both the one who receives and the one who gives that care. Some methods employed to develop this reflective practice include verbatims, journaling, peer group sessions, and one-on-one conversations with a CPE supervisor.

SG 0502 50CHRISTIAN PUBLIC LDR-II-ONLINE Summer Term 2017-2018

Each section of Christian Public Leader will focus on a particular topic as well as one’s vocational formation as a Christian public leader. This section’s focus is on: “discovering the broader implications of one’s intercultural competencies, as well as the church’s identity and voice in the public square.” The format for this course will include weekly engagement throughout the semester. While delivered in an online format, this course offers both synchronous and asynchronous monthly lectures, as well as both online and residential precept sessions. Pass/Fail Grading only.

FE 0505 01CLINICAL PASTORAL EDUCATION - CPE Spring Semester 2017-2018

Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) offers students the opportunity to develop and integrate theological knowledge and professional skills in a wide variety of clinical contexts such as hospitals, extended care facilities, social service and social justice organizations, and congregational settings. The primary locus of learning are the people and relationships affected by the act of giving spiritual care, including both the one who receives and the one who gives that care. Some methods employed to develop this reflective practice include verbatims, journaling, peer group sessions, and one-on-one conversations with a CPE supervisor.

FE 0509 01CLINICAL PASTORAL EDUCATION-CPE-9MOSpring Semester 2017-2018

Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) offers students the opportunity to develop and integrate theological knowledge and professional skills in a wide variety of clinical contexts such as hospitals, extended care facilities, social service and social justice organizations, and congregational settings. The primary locus of learning are the people and relationships affected by the act of giving spiritual care, including both the one who receives and the one who gives that care. Some methods employed to develop this reflective practice include verbatims, journaling, peer group sessions, and one-on-one conversations with a CPE supervisor.

FE 0509 02CLINICAL PASTORAL EDUCATION-CPE-9MOSpring Semester 2017-2018

Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) offers students the opportunity to develop and integrate theological knowledge and professional skills in a wide variety of clinical contexts such as hospitals, extended care facilities, social service and social justice organizations, and congregational settings. The primary locus of learning are the people and relationships affected by the act of giving spiritual care, including both the one who receives and the one who gives that care. Some methods employed to develop this reflective practice include verbatims, journaling, peer group sessions, and one-on-one conversations with a CPE supervisor.

SG 0501 50CHRISTIAN PUBLIC LEADER I - ONLINE Spring Semester 2017-2018

Each section of Christian Public Leader will focus on a particular topic. This section’s focus is: “Who am I as a Christian Public Leader?” In this course, we discover the ministry strengths and assets unique to one’s self, as well as the strengths and assets of one’s ministry context. The format for this course will include weekly engagement throughout the semester. While delivered in an online format, this course offers both synchronous and asynchronous monthly lectures, as well as both online and residential precept sessions. Pass/Fail Grading only.

FE 0200 01INTERNSHIP ORIENTATION January Term 2017-2018

Offered for students preparing for internship placement or as an online course during any term for students preparing for internship other times during the year. Note: This course is a prerequisite to Internship.

FE 0505 01CLINICAL PASTORAL EDUCATION - CPE January Term 2017-2018

Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) offers students the opportunity to develop and integrate theological knowledge and professional skills in a wide variety of clinical contexts such as hospitals, extended care facilities, social service and social justice organizations, and congregational settings. The primary locus of learning are the people and relationships affected by the act of giving spiritual care, including both the one who receives and the one who gives that care. Some methods employed to develop this reflective practice include verbatims, journaling, peer group sessions, and one-on-one conversations with a CPE supervisor.

FE 0509 01CLINICAL PASTORAL EDUCATION-CPE-9MOJanuary Term 2017-2018

Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) offers students the opportunity to develop and integrate theological knowledge and professional skills in a wide variety of clinical contexts such as hospitals, extended care facilities, social service and social justice organizations, and congregational settings. The primary locus of learning are the people and relationships affected by the act of giving spiritual care, including both the one who receives and the one who gives that care. Some methods employed to develop this reflective practice include verbatims, journaling, peer group sessions, and one-on-one conversations with a CPE supervisor.

FE 0509 02CLINICAL PASTORAL EDUCATION-CPE-9MOJanuary Term 2017-2018

Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) offers students the opportunity to develop and integrate theological knowledge and professional skills in a wide variety of clinical contexts such as hospitals, extended care facilities, social service and social justice organizations, and congregational settings. The primary locus of learning are the people and relationships affected by the act of giving spiritual care, including both the one who receives and the one who gives that care. Some methods employed to develop this reflective practice include verbatims, journaling, peer group sessions, and one-on-one conversations with a CPE supervisor.

SG 0501 50CHRISTIAN PUBLIC LDR I-WHO AM I AS Fall Semester 2017-2018

Each section of Christian Public Leader will focus on a particular topic. This section’s focus is: “Who am I as a Christian Public Leader?” In this course, we discover the ministry strengths and assets unique to one’s self, as well as the strengths and assets of one’s ministry context. The format for this course will include weekly engagement throughout the semester. While delivered in an online format, this course offers both synchronous and asynchronous monthly lectures, as well as both online and residential precept sessions. Pass/Fail Grading only. Fall 2017 - course meets 9/7, 10/5, 11/2, 12/7 at designated time/day - online

FE 0200 01INTERNSHIP ORIENTATION Summer Term 2016-2017

Offered for students preparing for internship placement or as an online course during any term for students preparing for internship other times during the year. Note: This course is a prerequisite to Internship.

SG 0502 50CHRISTIAN PUBLIC LDR-II-ONLINE Summer Term 2016-2017

Each section of Christian Public Leader will focus on a particular topic as well as one’s vocational formation as a Christian public leader. This section’s focus is on: “discovering the broader implications of one’s intercultural competencies, as well as the church’s identity and voice in the public square.” The format for this course will include weekly engagement throughout the semester. While delivered in an online format, this course offers both synchronous and asynchronous monthly lectures, as well as both online and residential precept sessions. Pass/fail grading only. NOTES: Student must complete SG0501 or equivalent before taking SG0502. Internship and CPL cannot be taken concurrently. See course syllabus for complete schedule details.

SG 0501 50CHRISTIAN PUBLIC LDR I-ONLINE Spring Semester 2016-2017

Each section of Christian Public Leader will focus on a particular topic. This section’s focus is: “Who am I as a Christian Public Leader?” In this course, we discover the ministry strengths and assets unique to one’s self, as well as the strengths and assets of one’s ministry context. The format for this course will include weekly engagement throughout the semester. While delivered in an online format, this course offers both synchronous and asynchronous monthly lectures, as well as both online and residential precept sessions. Pass/fail grading only. NOTE: CPL and Internship cannot be taken concurrently.

FE 0200 01INTERNSHIP ORIENTATION January Term 2016-2017

Offered for students preparing for internship placement or as an online course during any term for students preparing for internship other times during the year. Note: This course is a prerequisite to Internship.

FE 0509 03CLINICAL PASTORAL EDUCATION-CPE-9MOFall Semester 2016-2017

Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) offers students the opportunity to develop and integrate theological knowledge and professional skills in a wide variety of clinical contexts such as hospitals, extended care facilities, social service and social justice organizations, and congregational settings. The primary locus of learning are the people and relationships affected by the act of giving spiritual care, including both the one who receives and the one who gives that care. Some methods employed to develop this reflective practice include verbatims, journaling, peer group sessions, and one-on-one conversations with a CPE supervisor.

SG 0501 50CHRISTIAN PUBLIC LDR I-FALL SEM-ONLFall Semester 2016-2017

Each section of Christian Public Leader will focus on a particular topic. This section’s focus is: “Who am I as a Christian Public Leader?” In this course, we discover the ministry strengths and assets unique to one’s self, as well as the strengths and assets of one’s ministry context. The format for this course will include weekly engagement throughout the semester. While delivered in an online format, this course offers both synchronous and asynchronous monthly lectures, as well as both online and residential precept sessions. Pass/fail grading only. NOTE: CPL and Internship cannot be taken concurrently.

FE 0200 01INTERNSHIP ORIENTATION Summer Term 2015-2016

Offered for students preparing for internship placement or as an online course during any term for students preparing for internship other times during the year. Note: This course is a prerequisite to Internship.

FE 0505 01CLINICAL PASTORAL EDUCATION - CPE Spring Semester 2015-2016

Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) offers students the opportunity to develop and integrate theological knowledge and professional skills in a wide variety of clinical contexts such as hospitals, extended care facilities, social service and social justice organizations, and congregational settings. The primary locus of learning are the people and relationships affected by the act of giving spiritual care, including both the one who receives and the one who gives that care. Some methods employed to develop this reflective practice include verbatims, journaling, peer group sessions, and one-on-one conversations with a CPE supervisor.

FE 0505 02CLINICAL PASTORAL EDUCATION - CPE Spring Semester 2015-2016

Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) offers students the opportunity to develop and integrate theological knowledge and professional skills in a wide variety of clinical contexts such as hospitals, extended care facilities, social service and social justice organizations, and congregational settings. The primary locus of learning are the people and relationships affected by the act of giving spiritual care, including both the one who receives and the one who gives that care. Some methods employed to develop this reflective practice include verbatims, journaling, peer group sessions, and one-on-one conversations with a CPE supervisor.

FE 0509 01CLINICAL PASTORAL EDUCATION-CPE-9MOSpring Semester 2015-2016

Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) offers students the opportunity to develop and integrate theological knowledge and professional skills in a wide variety of clinical contexts such as hospitals, extended care facilities, social service and social justice organizations, and congregational settings. The primary locus of learning are the people and relationships affected by the act of giving spiritual care, including both the one who receives and the one who gives that care. Some methods employed to develop this reflective practice include verbatims, journaling, peer group sessions, and one-on-one conversations with a CPE supervisor.

FE 0509 02CLINICAL PASTORAL EDUCATION-CPE-9MOSpring Semester 2015-2016

Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) offers students the opportunity to develop and integrate theological knowledge and professional skills in a wide variety of clinical contexts such as hospitals, extended care facilities, social service and social justice organizations, and congregational settings. The primary locus of learning are the people and relationships affected by the act of giving spiritual care, including both the one who receives and the one who gives that care. Some methods employed to develop this reflective practice include verbatims, journaling, peer group sessions, and one-on-one conversations with a CPE supervisor.

FE 4022 01TEACHING CONGREGATIONS Spring Semester 2015-2016

A non-credit degree requirement for Master of Divinity students, Teaching Congregations and Communities is an opportunity for students to be placed in a congregation for contextual-based learning. Teaching Congregations and Communities gives future leaders of the church the chance to explore a new context while discovering what it means to do theology and mission in a particular locale. Two spring semesters are required.

FE 0200 01INTERNSHIP ORIENTATION January Term 2015-2016

Offered for students preparing for internship placement or as an online course during any term for students preparing for internship other times during the year. Note: This course is a prerequisite to Internship.

FE 0523 01 F6CHRISTIAN PUBLIC LEADER - MA Fall Semester 2015-2016

CPL is designed to provide short-term contextual education placements in which students can explore academic and theological questions in a real-world environment. CPL therefore partners effectively with other tagged courses that require a contextual/immersion experience in a congregation- or community-based organization. Additionally, with this context as their primary conversation partner students will critically reflect on themselves as leaders, discover the communal nature of leadership, and develop their own leadership practices. Throughout the semester, students will work with their mentor (both independently and in cohorts) to develop learning goals, achieve those goals through participation in the life of the organization, and assess their progress at the conclusion of the course. FE0521-FE0524 Christian Public Leader (0.5 credit course) is required for four semesters for MA students.

FE 0523 50 F6CHRISTIAN PUBLIC LEADER - MA Fall Semester 2015-2016

CPL is designed to provide short-term contextual education placements in which students can explore academic and theological questions in a real-world environment. CPL therefore partners effectively with other tagged courses that require a contextual/immersion experience in a congregation- or community-based organization. Additionally, with this context as their primary conversation partner students will critically reflect on themselves as leaders, discover the communal nature of leadership, and develop their own leadership practices. Throughout the semester, students will work with their mentor (both independently and in cohorts) to develop learning goals, achieve those goals through participation in the life of the organization, and assess their progress at the conclusion of the course. FE0521-FE0524 Christian Public Leader (0.5 credit course) is required for four semesters for MA students. FALL SEMESTER 2015: Integrates residential and distributed learning students in the same course. Class will be streamed and the precept groups will happen through online correspondence.

FE 4021 01TEACHING CONGREGATIONS Fall Semester 2015-2016

A non-credit degree requirement for master of divinity students, Teaching Congregations and Communities is an opportunity for students to be placed in a congregation for contextual-based learning. Teaching Congregations and Communities gives future leaders of the church the chance to explore a new context while discovering what it means to do theology and mission in a particular locale. Two fall semesters are required.

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