IDENTITY, CULTURAL CHANGE and RELIGIOUS EDUCATION


Wardekker W. L. , Miedema S.

BILIMNAME, cilt.30, sa.1, ss.561-580, 2016 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 30 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Dergi Adı: BILIMNAME
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.561-580

Özet

This article examines the religious education as contemporary problem and desciribes the effects of secularism and pluralism in religious education. In recent years, religious education, was badly affected due to wrong interpretation of secularism and pluralism by moving of the cultural elements. Religious education are ineffective in point of create a new identity and in making sense of the world. At this point for religious education been advised two new educational models concept that based on 'transfer of knowledge' and 'the transformation of knowledge'. The approach of transfer's information basic concept of student-centered and in this approach teachers are location transmitting information only. In understanding the transformation of knowledge fundamental aspects of the learning process is teaching the content can be transferred either knowledge, skills, values and norms is not the issue but rather these elements is converted to an intuitive basis for the behavior. The cultural elements and religious experience has an essential place in reflect of both understanding to the religious education. The formation of personal identity in religious education should include encouraging the attitude of the student's criticism and evaluation. This process of identity formation of students not understand that they identified with the thought system of teachers. Religious education must be clear; should not be prim, coercive and should give students the possible opportunity to engage in creative experimentation. In this way, religious education will play an active and successful role in the formation of individual identity.