October 12, 2023 — World Religions high school teacher Greg Soden will offer tips, show examples and rubrics, and discuss the various tools available to educators who want to assess their students via podcasting!
The Search for the “Right” College: An Overview of White Evangelical College Decision-Making with Implications for Practice
September 21, 2023 — Although white evangelicals have long been skeptical about non-sectarian higher education, the current climate in the United States necessitates a fresh look at possible sources of their beliefs. Edwards’s research seeks to understand how evangelical high school students navigate the college enrollment process in the current polarized climate.
The Centre for Civic Religious Literacy is currently accepting applications for the next cohort of the Civic Literacy Youth Network (CLYN).
The Spirituality and Religion in Higher Education KC Outstanding Spirituality Initiative Award is given annually to recognize programming that promotes students’ worldview development on a college campus.
This Special Issue (SI) explores the theoretical and practical implications of integrating technology in religious and moral education, teaching about religion and ethics, and other initiatives for fostering religious literacy.
This issue will explore how and to what degree religious diversity is being taught in K-12 social studies classrooms and included in official school curricula and teacher education programs.
Tuesday, June 20, 2023 — Mike Graziano, University of Northern Iowa
Developing local religious literacy programming can be both challenging and rewarding. In this session, Michael Graziano will provide a brief overview of the “Iowa Religious Literacy Program,” which provides professional development opportunities to Iowa public school teachers through addressing specific local religious literacy concerns.
Comic Books, Women, and the Word of God: Adapting Jewish Texts with Feminist Significance into Graphic Novels
Tuesday, May 23, 2023 — In this session, Talia Hurwich will provide a brief overview of the breadth of comic book and graphic novel adaptations of the Bible and rabbinic writings.
Call for Manuscripts: White Christian Nationalism and Contemporary Education: Implications for Theory, Policy, and Practice
Special Issue for Review of Education, Pedagogy, and Cultural Studies—
White Christian Nationalism and Contemporary Education: Implications for Theory, Policy, and Practice
Chapter proposals are invited for an edited volume Religious Literacy in the Public Sphere. This book project will explore:
what religious literacy means and looks like in different contexts;
why religious literacy matters in today’s social and political landscapes;
how to endorse the development of religious literacy in the public sphere.