Effective communication in a group requires an understanding of both group dynamics and also how different communication practices function. This course offers insight in the importance of both the spoken and written word, and also the effects of pictures, graphics, and typography. In the area of Cybernetics, individual roles within a group and effective interventions will also be introduced. The instruction will be heavily practice oriented.
|TIME COMMITMENT||6 HOURS PER WEEK|
|DURATION||8 WEEKS + RESEARCH|
|VIDEO TRANSCRIPT||AVAILABLE IN ENGLISH|
|TOTAL TIME||40 HOURS IN TOTAL INCL. LECTURE AND RESEARCH|
“Jesus proclaimed the kingdom of God, but what resulted was the Church.” This quote from the French theologian Alfred Loisy (1857-1940), draws the entire set of problems of the Church, as well as the theology of the church (Ecclesiology) to a sharp point.
One of the main pastoral tasks is providing biblical counsel for congregation members. The necessary knowledge and skills for this practice are best won in specific courses and practical training exercises. Foundational to this is a basic understanding of the various facets of modern Psychology.