DE LA SALLE UNIVERSITY-DASMARINAS College of Education Religious Education Department COURSE SYLLABUS FIRST SEMESTER, SY 2013-2014 Course

Title Course Code Units Earned Prerequisite Living Out our Christian Commitment REED 143 3 REED 141- Foundation of Christian Faith, REED 142- Discipleship in the Christian Community

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COURSE DESCRIPTION This course will help you develop a deeper relationship with God and the community through a better understanding of your Christian humanity – being moral persons, freely and responsibly discerning and making moral decisions based on experience and existing moral norms.

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DESIRED LEARNING RESULTS Expected Lasallian Graduate Attributes (ELGAs) Has passion for excellence God-loving By the end of the course, the following are expected to be realized:  Reflect on and understand the basic concepts needed to make sound moral judgments.  Develop the spirit of faith by deepening ones regard for a morally upright life.  Manifest the spirit of communion by showing concern for the well-being of every person and of the whole creation.  Develop a strong conviction to live life in the community as free and responsible moral beings that follow the existing moral norms and are destined towards God

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Elementary (2 points) Topic deals with an important moral issue. The over-all content and/or the connection between some parts of the paper / presentation need improvement. you have a choice between a research paper . FINAL PRODUCT For your final product.III. 2013 . Score B. Beginner (1 point) Does not integrate nor promote Christian moral values/ideals. Beginner (1 point) Very little knowledge of the subject is exhibited. Score Presentation/ research paper follows logical progression and has minimal errors. Your work must exhibit your familiarity and deep understanding of the issue and the Catholic Church’s teaching vis-a-vis the issue that you have chosen. Intermediate (3 points) Topic deals with a current and important moral issue. Score REED143 Page 2 of 6 as of May 10. ELGA-based rubric for the final output: A. Elementary (2 points) Not enough information is present. Beginner (1 point) Topic deals with a moral issue. Patriotic Category Choice of topic (moral issue) Advanced (4 points) Topic deals with a current and pressing moral issue. Intermediate (3 points) Satisfactorily integrates and promotes Christian moral values/ideals Elementary (2 points) Minimally integrates and promotes Christian moral values/ideals. Has passion for excellence Category Advanced (4 points) Shows deep Subject knowledge understanding of the issue and displays critical reflection. and wellorganized. a creative presentation (by group) or advocacy shirt (printing) that tackles a current moral issue. Presentation / paper is not organized and has many errors. You must also give your opinion on how a student like you can be an instrument in the promotion of Christian moral values/ideals. C. Presentation The research paper / creative presentation is well-researched. Intermediate (3 points) Adequate knowledge of subject is demonstrated. God-loving Category Promotes Christian moral values/Ideals Advanced (4 points) Very satisfactorily integrates and promotes Christian moral values/ ideals. well-written.

Constituent Principles of Human Act UNIT II. Human Person as Relational III.0     3. ASSESSMENT Preliminary/Midterm Major Exam Attendance Class Participation/Behavior Assignment/Seatwork/Ref. Human Dignity: Freedom /Responsibility. Review: REED 141 & 142 II. Fundamental Option C. Modifiers of Human acts Hours Teaching Strategies Class Activities PRELIMINARY PERIOD 3. Preliminaries B. 2013 .IV. Sources in defining the morality of an act. II. WHO AM I? I.Human Person: A Christian Perspective B. Paper Quizzes Total Percentage 30% 15% 20% 20% 15% 100% Final/Culminating Final Exam Attendance Class Participation/Behavior Final Output Quizzes Total Percentage 30% 15% 20% 20% 15% 100% V. AUTHENTIC PERSONHOOD A.0 REED143 Page 3 of 6 as of May 10. Different Philosophies and how one should act.0     Establishment of Rapport in class Discussion / orientation classroom policy Display of approachability Sharing of personal beliefs and experiences Use of Biblical texts and Church documents Creation of a warm and trusting classroom atmosphere Encouragement for optimum class participation Clear and in-depth classroom discussions         Bible reading/Praying Classroom discussion Group sharing/games Film showing/Song Analysis/ Reflection Collage making Reporting Role Playing Liturgical celebration in coordination with CMO 9. HUMAN PERSON AND HUMAN ACTS A. COURSE OUTLINE Topics UNIT I. Introduction of Christian Commitment A. WHERE AM I? I. Concept and Nature of Human Acts B.

Issues Against Human Life A. Reproductive D. WHAT AM I CALLED FOR? I. Kinds of sin B. 2013 . Meaning of sex to the individual relationship II. Sexuality and Integrity A. Some moral principles 1. Nature of sin II. Moral Maxims UNIT V. Conversion and reconciliation UNIT IV. Totality/Stewardship 4. Abortion B. The concept of virtues. Other moral virtues MIDTERM PERIOD 3.0  Display of approachability  Sharing of personal beliefs and experiences  Use of Biblical texts and Church documents  Creation of a warm and trusting classroom 12.UNIT III. WHERE AM I GOING? I.0 UNIT VI. Concept of sin in Sacred Scripture III. Distinction of sin IV. Double Effect 2. Theological virtues III. Moral virtues and the four cardinal virtues IV.0            Display of approachability Sharing of personal beliefs and experiences Use of Biblical texts and Church documents Creation of a warm and trusting classroom atmosphere Bible reading/Praying Classroom discussion Symposium Interview/Role Playing Role Playing Liturgical celebration in coordination with CMO Preparation and wearing of Advocacy Shirt REED143 Page 4 of 6 as of May 10. Notion of sex and Sexuality B.0 atmosphere  Encouragement for optimum class participation  Clear and in-depth classroom discussions  Use of appropriate examples and references          Bible reading/Praying Classroom discussion Group sharing/games Film showing Collage making Role Playing Debate Interview Liturgical celebration in coordination with CMO 6. Objective (Law) B. Epikeia 3. II. Technology/ Methods of birth control FINAL PERIOD 15. Euthanasia C. WHAT ARE MY GUIDEPOSTS TO KNOW WHERE I AM GOING? Norms of Morality A. Subjective (conscience) C. HOW DO I RESPOND TO SPECIAL MORAL ISSUES I. Church teachings on sin A.

F. except for a valid reason. You are responsible in monitoring the number of your tardiness and absences. Human rights issues 15. G. D.0        Display of approachability Sharing of personal beliefs and experiences Use of Biblical texts and Church documents Creation of a warm and trusting classroom atmosphere Encouragement for optimum class participation Clear and in-depth classroom discussions Use of appropriate examples and references VI. COURSE POLICIES Prompt and regular attendance is required. . Socioeconomic issues V. Always be prepared with a blue or black inked pen and a clean sheet of paper (yellow pad) of different sizes. Otherwise. REED143 Page 5 of 6 as of May 10. classmates.0    Encouragement for optimum class participation Clear and in-depth classroom discussions Use of appropriate examples and references          Bible reading/Praying Classroom discussion Symposium Interview/Role Playing Role Playing Liturgical celebration in coordination with CMO Bible reading/Praying Liturgical celebration Presentation of the Final Output Synthesis 3. signature. and visitors (if there are). you will be considered absent. 2013 B.UNIT VI. the first thing you have to do is submit a piece of paper (1/8) indicating your name. however. HOW DO I RESPOND TO SPECIAL MORAL ISSUES (continuation) III. You are expected to behave properly inside the classroom by paying attention to the discussions and activities and showing respect to your teacher. For this purpose. A. C. Assignments/seat works/projects must be submitted on or before the due date. you must secure and present a special exam permit/receipt of payment for special exam from the Registrar and Accounting Office respectfully. if you are late. Ecological and environmental issues IV. NO LATE submission will be accepted. You should not leave the classroom without first asking permission. Special exams will be given only a week after the missed scheduled exam. course/year/section. Issues on media VI. date and the time you entered the room. E.

References Church’s documents and encyclicals Cathechism of the Catholic Church Cathechism for the Filipino Catholics Christifidelis laici Dignitatis humanae Humanae Vitae Lumen Gentium Veritatis splendor Genovesi. (2008). When answering the call of nature. Religious Education Department DR.T. College of Education REED143 Page 6 of 6 as of May 10. J. (2003) In pursuit of love. MANUEL G. Christian morality for contemporary man. CAMARSE Dean. MARIANO THOMAS S. You are not allowed to use any electronic device (i. tablet. laptop. IPod. Manila: Jesuit Communications Foundations. Quezon City: C and E Publishing Inc.H. All other policies shall be subject to the provisions of the latest Student Handbook (SY 2010-2014). E.e. K. Prepared: Religious Education Department Endorsed: DR. 2013 . Other references may be required and/or provided as necessary. VII. SJ. RAMIREZ Chair.) during class hours. REFERENCES Primary References Bible (Old and New Testament) Handouts prepared by REED 143 professors Salibay. PSP. etc. Inc. Catholic morality and human sexuality. You must observe the class seat plan at all times otherwise. you are expected to leave the room only for 5 minutes. V. you will be considered absent. I. cell phone. You will be required to secure a copy of the textbook and handouts (if needed) for classroom discussions and activities.

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