As a rapidly increasing amount of information becomes available from a variety of sources, the task of locating, evaluating, and applying information has become more complex. This course provides students with practical opportunities to develop skills in interacting with information in this environment. A ladder of assignments guides students through the process of building an annotated bibliography of sources. The searching and evaluative critical thinking skills that students develop will continue to serve them in their careers and in their lives as a whole as they seek to make informed decisions.   

Success in this module also depends to a large extent on personal awareness. Module 441 contains a self assessment component call the Neurolinguistic Communication Profile. This profile will help you understand how you prefer to take in, organize, and deliver information. For example, you will explore whether you like to receive information visually, through auditory channels, or in a way that allows you to ‘tinker’ with the information. As you discover your own preferences and patterns, y ou will discover ways in which others — perhaps your supervisor or your spouse — differ from you. Understanding these differences will help you to adapt your communication more effectively to others. Reaching beyond personal assessment, the module will examine why good communication skills are important in business, how today’s communication is enhanced through technology, why effective communication can be difficult, how communication is used in teams, and how a proper Christian worldview can best inform our a ctions and understanding of these

As a rapidly increasing amount of information becomes available from a variety of sources, the task of locating, evaluating, and applying information has become more complex. This course provides students with practical opportunities to develop skills in interacting with information in this environment. A ladder of assignments guides students through the process of building an annotated bibliography of sources. The searching and evaluative critical thinking skills that students develop will continue to serve them in their careers and in their lives as a whole as they seek to make informed decisions.   

This course will be an introduction to Old Testament interpretation. Furthermore, special attention will be paid to the application of ministry principles found in the Old Testament to a variety of Christian Ministry Leadership settings