Introduction to basic methods of Christian education research including the use of observation, interview, and program assessment with an emphasis on the development of critical thinking skills and writing. Course helps students understand church and parachurch ministries in their sociocultural settings, and enables students to make ministries more relevant and effective. Theological research is included. Students develop the ministry research project requirement as a part of this course.
Units: 2 - 3.
Notes: Required of all M.A.C.E. students. When Offered: Offered fall semester.