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Approx. 21 hours to complete
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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
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Approx. 21 hours to complete
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Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Welcome Module

1 hour to complete
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

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Opportunities and Challenges in Teaching Bible Part I

3 hours to complete
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

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Opportunities and Challenges in Teaching Bible Part II

2 hours to complete
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

Week 4

3 hours to complete

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

3 hours to complete
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

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