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Teaching Open Distance Learning undergraduates in Theology to become effective change agents

Erna Oliver
Verbum et Ecclesia | Vol 34, No 1 | a845 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/ve.v34i1.845 | © 2013 Erna Oliver | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 01 March 2013 | Published: 13 August 2013


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Abstract

Teaching Theology in the African context presents unique challenges. In general, living conditions in South Africa did not improve much since the first democratic elections were held in 1994. Students have to cope with extreme living conditions whilst also focusing on their distance learning activities. Reflexive research that started in 2010 showed that opportunities could be created to make a greater impact on the students

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Theology education; Open Distance learning; Change agents

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