The Different Ways Of Learning Essay

1310 Words Nov 8th, 2016 6 Pages
There are two different ways of learning presented in this essay. These methods are rote learning and conversational teaching. Both of them have the purpose to help the Christian communities at churches to increase the knowledge that the congregation has about their beliefs and traditions. Equally, they can be very useful for the people in charge of a group at church, from pastors to ministries’ leaders. In this case, conversational teaching is the best method to apply at churches because it searches the transformation of people through the understating of a topic with the use of socialization. It is necessary to compare both of them and look at their elements to see when and why each one is applicable or not at church in different types of groups from kids to adults.
The first one is presented in the article, of Joel. A Smelley Jr., “Rote Learning: A revived strategy for religious instructions”. And the second one is proposed in the article, of Beverly C. Johnson-Miller, “Conversational Teaching and Christian Transformation”, both of them from the Christian Education Journal. Although, they might seem two completely different ideas they can work together if you think about rote learning as one of the steps that conversational teaching includes but conversational teaching is more applicable to have a better learning process. Actually, the difference between them lies in the objectives that they are trying to reach as explained next.
Conversational teaching to the contrary…

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