Date of Award
Major Applied Project
Doctor of Ministry (DMin)
Scripture References in this Resource (separated by semi-colons)
1 Corinthians 11:28; 2 Timothy 3:16-17; Deuteronomy 30:14; Deuteronomy 4:9-24; Deuteronomy 6:4-9, 20-25; Ephesians 2:8-9; Exodus 12:14; Exodus 20:8; Exodus 3:15; Matthew 10:32-33; Matthew 28:19-20; Proverbs 22:6; Psalm 119:11; Psalm 37:31; Psalm 77:11-12; Romans 10:14-16;
The purpose of this project was to address the problem of junior confirmation students not retaining long term the material they were being assigned to learn. The project employed the use of various active teaching methods in order to include the different learning styles of the students. The project demonstrates that the use of these active learning methods did result in a reduction in rote memorization and a significant improvement in the student's ability to retain what they were being taught. The conclusion of the project is that there is a need for greater implementation of these active learning techniques.
Olson, Daniel, "The Recovery of Memorization in Confirmation: A Study of Junior Confirmation at Concordia Lutheran Church, Geneseo, Illinois" (2005). Doctor of Ministry Major Applied Project. 89.
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