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Approx. 18 hours to complete

Suggested: Estimated Workload 7 weeks of study, 2.5 -4.0 hours a week ...

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What you will learn

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    Explore the topic of children’s spirituality

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    Know how the different standards and educational messages can be used when planning a lesson

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    Analyze different approaches on how to present Biblical characters in order to understand how can be applied in the field.

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    To analyze different approaches on how to present moral education in order to understand how can be applied in the field of Teaching Bible

Skills you will gain

Identify moral valuesstandards and benchmarks in teaching Bibleliterary skills to analyze selected Biblical passages.differentiate between different ways of teaching moralityAnalyzing story components

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Approx. 18 hours to complete

Suggested: Estimated Workload 7 weeks of study, 2.5 -4.0 hours a week ...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Welcome Module

1 video (Total 5 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
3 readings
About this course10m
Honor Code for the course10m
Learning Guide for the Course10m
1 practice exercise
Introductory Quiz: In this quiz, we want to inform you about the nature of the course, and to set expectations regarding the course. This quiz has no grade, but we would be happy to hear from you and about you before the course begins.25m
Week
2
3 hours to complete

Opportunities and Challenges in Teaching Bible Part I

5 videos (Total 29 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
2. Analyzing the Biblical Images8m
3. Ed Goals & Analyzing Standards and Benchmarks8m
4. Educational messages & analyze 1 children's text (Jacob & Esau)9m
5. Summary of the lesson1m
5 readings
Guide for Lesson One10m
A Map of Orientations to the Teaching of the Bible by Barry Holtz45m
Jacob and Esau 115m
Jacob and Esau 215m
The Bible as Literature25m
1 practice exercise
Lesson 1 (Please note that this section should only be filled out after you have completed all the other parts of this lesson, including the readings and the videos).25m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Opportunities and Challenges in Teaching Bible Part II

5 videos (Total 26 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
2. Challenges in Teaching Classical Jewish texts5m
3. Children Talking to God8m
4. Analyzing Genesis 18- 1:156m
5. Summary points2m
2 readings
Guide for Lesson Two10m
Genesis 18, 1-15.25m
1 practice exercise
Lesson 2 (Please note that this section should only be filled out after you have completed all the other parts of this lesson, including the readings and the videos).25m
Week
4
3 hours to complete

The Complex Nature of Biblical Characters and Educational Approaches to Presenting them Part I

4 videos (Total 31 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
2.Types of characters10m
3. Literary tools for analyzing Biblical Characters10m
4. Reading II Samuel 6: 107m
3 readings
Guide for Lesson Three10m
Frisch, A. The Sins of the Patriarchs by Traditional Jewish Exegesis45m
Alter A. How Convention Helps Us Read: The Case of the Bible's Annunciation Type-Scene45m
1 practice exercise
Lesson 3 (Please note that this section should only be filled out after you have completed all the other parts of this lesson, including the readings and the videos).25m

Instructor

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Howard Deitcher

Educational Director
Revivim Program

About Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Ranked among the top academic and research institutions worldwide, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem is Israel's leading university and premier research institution. Serving 23,000 students from 70 countries, the Hebrew University produces a third of Israel’s civilian research and is ranked 12th worldwide in biotechnology patent filings and commercial development. The Hebrew University was founded in 1918 by visionaries including Albert Einstein, Sigmund Freud, Martin Buber and Chaim Weizmann. It is located on three campuses in Jerusalem and a fourth in Rehovot. Visit the website at http://new.huji.ac.il/en. Join our online learners community at https://www.facebook.com/groups/hujimooc/. ...

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