Human Development & Growth in Faith

Human Development IH 101

TUESDAYS:  April to June 2016   7pm to 9pm

TutorAnn-Marie Ryan, MTh, MBPsSAnn-Marie Ryan


Human Development IH 101

.. is open to all and will be of particular interest to those engaged in the various pastoral ministries in various settings.  The course aims to give an overview of Human Personality Development focusing, in particular, on lifespan theories of Human and Faith Development and at the influence one may have on the other.

  1. Introduction to Human Personality Development and Erikson’s                                                 Lifespan Theory: ‘The Eight Stages of Man’.
  1. The Play Age. Early School Age.
  1. Development of Identity during Adolescence. Young Adulthood.                                                     (Being Married/Being Single).
  1. Middle Age. Old Age.
  1. How Faith Grows: Introduction to James Fowler: Seven Stages                                                          of Faith Development.
  1. Is this Faith? Critique of James Fowler’s Theory and some                                                                    alternative theories.
  1. Adulthood and Learning: Individual Differences in Learning                                                                          and Group Learning—The Learning Cycle.
  1. Adult Learning and Church Cultures.

TUESDAYS: 7.00 -9.00pm from APRIL 2016

Course Fee: £xxx (for 8 weeks)

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