[John_Lit] Re: Signs Source? A web-site.
- I'll reiterate Frank's views on our Distance site and welcome comments you
may have. I have taught this material at undergraduate level face to face
and have had a few students take it via distance mode. The reports have
been very favourable and I think Yuri has done a great job with the
I have tried to set up an e-mail discussion group for another biblical unit
but have found our Aussie students quite reticent with using this media so
far. Some have not even joined the group! What's it like in other
coutries? Are you students using the web and emailmore readily?
Dr.Mary Coloe pbvm
School of Theology
Australian Catholic University
P.O. Box 213.
Oakleigh. VIC 3166.
mcoloe@... (home) or
As to use of the Web and e-mail, it is beginning to catch on among
theological students in the U.S., but there are very few courses
actually being taught over the Internet. You might find some
interesting information at http://www.wabashcenter.wabash.edu This is
a site sponsored by Wabash College in Indiana, in connection with their
Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion. In fact, if
you would e-mail the URL of your course to Raymond Williams, the
director of the Center (WilliamR@...), I think he'd be interested
ITC, where I teach, is benefiting from a grant program from the Lilly
Endowment, with the assistance of the Wabash Center, for improving use
of information technology in theological teaching in North American
seminaries. This program focuses on classroom teaching, not on distance
learning or courses on the Web; but inevitably there is spillover from
one to the other in the use of the technology.
David Rensberger, Professor of New Testament
Interdenominational Theological Center
700 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, SW
Atlanta, Georgia 30314-4143 USA
Phone: 404-527-7749; fax: 404-527-0901; e-mail: drensberger@...