Interrupting Adult Pedagogy Through Online Learning

Stuart-Buttle, Ros (2014) Interrupting Adult Pedagogy Through Online Learning. International Journal of Christianity & Education, 18 (1). pp. 61-75. ISSN Print 2056-9971 Online 2056-998X

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Abstract

This paper considers online pedagogy in relation to Christian adult learning and asks how this might be interpreted by theological educators. The online community of inquiry is proposed as one recognized pedagogical approach and illustrated by reference to a continuing professional development programme for online adult learners across the church school sector in the UK. In seeking an online pedagogy that is also theologically informed, attention is given to Belgian theologian Lieven Boeve's work concerning a theology of interruption. Insights gained from this are considered alongside reflection from the author's experience as online educator. The paper concludes that online pedagogy can be interpreted as interruptive when influencing and shaping the online environment for adult theological learning.

Item Type: Article
Faculty / Department: Faculty of Arts & Humanities > Theology, Philosophy and Religion
Depositing User: Lauren Whiston
Date Deposited: 18 Feb 2016 16:42
Last Modified: 18 Feb 2016 16:42
URI: http://hira.hope.ac.uk/id/eprint/688

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