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WCF.M4.L30 - World Christian Foundations Study Guide

Objectives: To be able to...
  • Analyze educational systems and understand the problems involved in renewing them.
  • Describe how to contextualize any educational system to adapt it to local conditions.
  • Describe the technological challenges presently confronting educational systems, and possible responses to these.

  • Introduction
  • Winter, ed: WCF Module Four Study Guide and Lesson Overviews
  • 120-121Lesson 30 Introduction

  • General

  • Third World Education and Work
  • Moreau, ed: Evangelical Dictionary of World Missions
  • 945-946Theological Education in Non-Western Contexts

  • Theological Education by Extension
  • Myers: Walking With the Poor
  • 168-188Chapter 7: Development Practice: The Tool Kit

  • Moreau, ed: Evangelical Dictionary of World Missions
  • 944Theological Education by Extension

  • Winter, ed: WCF Program: Module Four Reader
  •  30B Emery: Theological Education by Extension: Origin and Development

  • Higher Education

    IJFM 20:3
  • 95-102Carpenter: Part II: New Evangelical Universities: Cogs in a World System, or Players in a New Game?

  • Technology, Media and Education

  • Second article is an example of the practical use of the internet.
  • Snodderly, ed: WCF Degree Study Programs: All Module Reader
  • 339-344Lewis: Teaching, Technology, and Transformation
  • 345-348Moreau & O’Rear: Missions on the Web: Surfing to Asia
  • 349-352Dinkins: Walk-Thru the Bible: A Cross-Cultural Tool?

  • Moreau, ed: Evangelical Dictionary of World Missions
  • 935-936Technology Educational Technologies

  • Walls, ed.: Mission in the 21st Century
  • 165-174Pillay: Education as Mission : Perspectives on Some New Opportunities

  • Optional

  • Read ch. 39 selectively; see last 4 pages especially.
  • Mandryk: Operation World: The Definitive Prayer Guide for Every Nation 7th Edition
  • 247Tibet-Xiang Autonomous Region
Personal Response, Intellectual Journal, Notes

Assignments (continued)

General (cont.)

Winter, ed: WCF Module Four Study Guide and Lesson Overviews

121-123 Lesson 30 Review


Hesselgrave: Communicating Christ Cross-Culturally

537-551 ch. 40 Using Simple Media

Walls: The Missionary Movement in Christian History

187-198 ch. 14 The Nineteenth-Century Missionary as Scholar

Myers: Walking With the Poor

137-167 Chapter 6: Development Practice: Principles and Practitioners

Reflection Questions
  • What are the chief obstacles to renewal in educational systems?

  • What process would you use, were you to face the contextualizing of an educational institution in a developing world environment?

  • Given a country of the Middle East, what technological aids might be useful in preparing leadership for local organizations?