Written short answers responses, class activities and essays
Research topics about various religions and ethical issues
Presentations to class
External 3 hour exam
2-3 hours per week which increases towards exams
Revision of weekly lessons
Note-taking skills are taught for revision
Essay planning and drafts are necessary
Recommended readings and textbook chapters should be summarised to enhance depth of knowledge and for revision
There are opportunities to participate in in class visits by practising Buddhists or Muslims and out of class activities such as visiting Hobart or Launceston to hear Dr Peter Vardy, a world renowned ethicist.
Students have said:
Keep your work well organised
You are able to choose the topics you prefer to study for the exam
You need to complete assignments on time
Tune in to the news and current events programs that relate to religion
This subject really helped in my understanding of current events and what motivates people to think and act the way they do.