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Learn Before You Leap

Kevin Turner
Learn Before You Leap
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Learn Before You Leap

Kevin Turner

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Designed to introduce and promote the use of case studies and strategic intentional interviews into the growing and developing of present and future youth workers, Learn Before You Leap provides an argument for the use of 'problem centered learning' strategies that are common practices in the areas of the social sciences, leadership and business but not yet publicly developed or resourced in the growing field of youth ministry education. Learn Before You Leap also: Helps new youth workers process situations they'll encounter through role play. Enables veteran youth workers to keep sharp and mentor younger youth workers and volunteers. Uses Problem Based Learning to help promote critical thinking and problem solving in the youth ministry context. Discusses the value and strategies for using interviews as a ministry development tool. Includes ten case studies each addressing issues common to youth ministry organized by topical focus and a fully developed interview worksheet on the given topic---appropriate to a formal class room setting, an online threaded discussion, an informal youth ministry network lunch, a one-on-one internship discussion over coffee, or an individual reading.

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About "Learn Before You Leap"

Designed to introduce and promote the use of case studies and strategic intentional interviews into the growing and developing of present and future youth workers, Learn Before You Leap provides an argument for the use of 'problem centered learning' strategies that are common practices in the areas of the social sciences, leadership and business but not yet publicly developed or resourced in the growing field of youth ministry education. Learn Before You Leap also: Helps new youth workers process situations they'll encounter through role play. Enables veteran youth workers to keep sharp and mentor younger youth workers and volunteers. Uses Problem Based Learning to help promote critical thinking and problem solving in the youth ministry context. Discusses the value and strategies for using interviews as a ministry development tool. Includes ten case studies each addressing issues common to youth ministry organized by topical focus and a fully developed interview worksheet on the given topic---appropriate to a formal class room setting, an online threaded discussion, an informal youth ministry network lunch, a one-on-one internship discussion over coffee, or an individual reading.
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Meet the Author

Kevin Turner

Kevin Turner is the Associate Professor of Youth Ministry and Theology at Colorado Christian University. He and his wife, Elizabeth, and their two kids live in Lakewood, CO.

Table Of Contents

  • Introduction:
  • The Value Of Talking For Learning
  • The Value Of Problem Based Learning (case Studies)
  • The Value Of Interviews
  • The Do's And Don'ts Of Using Case Studies And Interviews
  • The Case Studies/interview Questions
  • 1. Case Studies 1-10: Ministry
  • 1-5 Calling
  • 6-10 Marriage/family
  • Ministry Interview Sheet
  • 2. Case Studies 11-20: Music
  • 11-15 Ym Programming Uses
  • 16-20 Student/staff Usage
  • Music Interview Sheet
  • 3. Case Studies 21-30: Media
  • 21-25 Ym Programming Uses
  • 26-30 Student/staff Usage
  • Media Interview Sheet
  • 4. Case Studies 31-40: Counseling
  • 31-35 Acute Crisis Intervention
  • 36-40 Ongoing Contemporary Youth Problems
  • Counseling Interview Sheet
  • 5. Case Studies 41-50: Biblical Interpretation
  • 41-45 Old Testament Issues
  • 46-50 New Testament Issues
  • Interpreting The Bible Interview Sheet
  • 6. Case Studies 51-60: Teaching/ym Curriculum Development
  • 51-55 What To Teach
  • 56-60 How To Teach
  • Teaching Interview Sheet
  • 7. Case Studies 61-70: Evangelism
  • 61-65 Evangelism Strategies
  • 66-70 Evangelism Content
  • Evangelism Interview Sheet
  • 8. Case Studies 71-80: Spiritual Formation
  • 71-75 Sacraments
  • 76-80 Prayer
  • Spiritual Formation Interview Sheet
  • 9. Case Studies 81-90: Games/recreation
  • 81-85 The Role Of Recreation In Ym
  • 86-90 Game Issues
  • Games/recreation Interview Sheet
  • 10. Case Studies 91-100: Theological Issues
  • 91-95 'life/death' Issues
  • 96-100 Spiritual Gifts
  • Theological Issues Interview Sheets
  • Conclusion:
  • How To Develop Your Own Case Studies

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 354441
  • Product Code 9780310890294
  • ISBN 0310890292
  • EAN 9780310890294
  • Pages 160
  • Department Ministry
  • Category Youth Ministry
  • Sub-Category Youth Leaders
  • Publisher Zondervan
  • Publication Date Oct 2012
  • Sales Rank #45762
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 10 mm
  • Weight 0.199kg

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