1. Thoroughly reviewed the weekly lectures and supplemental resources provided. Thoroughly picked at least two (2) sources beyond the textbook. Thoroughly used correct APA style in- text citations and included a full reference list in APA style at the end of the chart.
2. Thoroughly reviewed the weekly lectures and supplemental materials provided and thoroughly described answers to the questions or discussion points in the left side of the chart, including all of the follow-up questions.
3. 0-2 errors present
A 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.
For 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:
- Review the weekly lectures and supplemental materials provided, then complete the chart by elaborating on each section related to the weekly content. Week1 lecture topics.
What is the relationship of a religious tradition to its view of the origin of all things? Join Strayer professor Dr. Meg Rinck as she discusses the first column of the World View Chart: how a religion defines their view on the origin of the universe. This fascinating short video relates to the Indian experience and the Hindu creation story. This is a good example of the “Origin of All Things” column in your World View Chart
Week 1 Assignment
- Review 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.
- Analyze 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.