Details for Integrative Research Project
This course expresses the distinctive mission of Alphacrucis College (AC). It brings together units in business and units in ethics and theology and worldview that you have taken in previous years, laying an intellectual foundation for your future work. It also encourages you to reflect on personal vocation and equips you to sustain a vocation over the long term.
- Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
- Course code: RES590
- Credit points: 10
- Subject coordinator: Paul Oslington
The following courses are prerequisites:
- At least 60 credit points
Awards offering Integrative Research Project
This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:
- Critically analyse and defend a view of the integration of business with ethics theology and worldview.
- Compare and contrast alternate views about worldview and integration.
- Create a personal vocation plan.
- Identify the personal and communal disciplines necessary to sustain their vocation.
- Apply skills in historical, theoretical and empirical research.
This course may be offered in the following formats
- E-learning (online)
- Comparative Book Review (30%)
- Reflective Journal (10%)
- Major Project (60%)
- Austin, Denise and David Perry (2015). “From Jerusalem to Athens: A Journey of Pentecostal Pedagogy in Australia.” Journal of Adult Theological Education 12(43-55).
- Oslington, P. (2014). “Religion and Australian Universities: Tales of Horror and Hope.” The Conversation https://theconversation.com/australian-universities-and-religion-tales-of-horror-and-hope-23245
- Smith, J. K. A. (2009). Desiring the Kingdom: Worship, Worldview, and Cultural Formation, Baker. Ch1
- Volf, M. (2015). “Lower Education: Why Universities Must Not Ignore the Meaning of Life.” ABC Religion and Ethics 14 April. http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2015/04/14/4216149.htm
- Readings to be assigned by the appropriate supervisor on the particular topic of the project.