World View Chart Assignments
Due Weeks 2 through 10 and worth 35 points each week, with a total of 315 points.
world view is a fundamental or basic orientation of thinking – like a
mindset – which guides a culture and / or a person’s life. Like a point
of view, it can be built of concepts, ideas, values, emotions, and
ethics. Weltanschauung is the German word for this idea. Your
goal for this course is to understand the world views of these various
religions. In order to prepare you for your final assignment, you will
outline the world views of various religions in the chart below, adding
to it each week.
this assignment, students will complete the weekly area of the chart,
filling in the aspects of each religion as it is presented in the
readings and resources. This chart, when complete, will be the starting
point for the written assignment, due in Week 10.
For each weekly submission:
the weekly lectures and supplemental materials provided, then complete
the chart by elaborating on each section related to the weekly content.
- Identify key details and examples from the weekly resources to serve as a basis for the content being recorded in your chart.
- Write clearly and coherently using correct grammar, punctuation, spelling, and mechanics.
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:
- Analyze what is meant by religion.
the similarities and differences in the primary beliefs held by major
religious traditions and the cultures in which these religions evolved.
- Describe the varieties of religious experience and practice in a wide range of cultures.
- Recognize how daily life within various religions and current affairs are influenced by religion.
- Use technology and information resources to research issues in religion.
- Write clearly and concisely about world religions using proper writing mechanics.