HLT, Lillesalen / Digital
Christian education for a digital age with Dr. David I. Smith
The importance of digital pedagogy is on the rise, as academic institutions increasingly become actors in an international market of teaching, training, and competence. This event will give an overview of the use of digital media of today, Christian practices in a digital age, as well as addressing digital difficulties, challenges and opportunities for Christian educational institutions.
The seminar will be in english without translation to Norwegian
|10:00||Session 1 – Dr. David Smith
Christian education for Christian practices in a digital age
|10:40||Response from HLT staff|
|11:05||Session 2 – Dr. David Smith
Challenge of Technology for Christian Schools
|12:30||Conversation in plenary about the first two lectures|
|14:00||End of Seminar|
Dr. David I. Smith
Dr. David I. Smith began his career teaching French, German, and Russian in public secondary schools in the United Kigdom, where he became fascinated by the question of how our beliefs, values, and commitments can shape and guide our approaches to teaching and learning. After graduate work in philosophical theology, philosophy of education, and curriculum studies he moved to Calvin. He serve as the founding Director of the Kuyers Institute for Christian Teaching and Learning and inaugural coordinator of the De Vries Institute for Global Faculty Development, as well as teaching in the education program. He also serve as Editor of the International Journal of Christianity and Education. He is regularly involved nationally and internationally in professional development for schools, colleges, and universities, especially focusing on the connection between faith and teaching. He has received Calvin University’s Award for Innovative Teaching as well as its From Every Nation Award for Excellence in Teaching. You can find out more about David I. Smith at onchristianteaching.com.