Section Three – Attitude Competencies

One – Vision     Two – Knowledge     Three – Attitudes     Four – Skills     Five – Evaluation

This section of my blog details my self-assessment of my attitude competencies.

2a​- Inquires easily into, and responds openly to others’ ideas

Initial Assessment: Unfamiliar Growing Edge Relatively Strong Competent
Final Assessment: Unfamiliar Growing Edge Relatively Strong Competent

Explain:

I confess that I have a lot to learn about how to constructively incorporate others ideas, mainly when they disagree. This is something that I need to continue working upon.

Plan for continued learning at the seminary and beyond:

As I continue to take courses that incorporate a crucial discussiom portion, this will continue to teach me how to engage people in a warm and loving way.

2b​- Easily and constructively surfaces and questions assumptions underlying ideas, feelings, and actions

Initial Assessment: Unfamiliar Growing Edge Relatively Strong Competent
Final Assessment: Unfamiliar Growing Edge Relatively Strong Competent

Explain:

I hope to see more growth in this area, that we might better learn how to get along with each other.

Plan for continued learning at the seminary and beyond:

Would be worthwhile to discover how to incorporate other media in the classroom context.

2c​- Comfortably uses their own experience to critique expert opinion AND uses expert opinion to critique their own experience

Initial Assessment: Unfamiliar Growing Edge Relatively Strong Competent
Final Assessment: Unfamiliar Growing Edge Relatively Strong Competent

Explain:

I like to think that my education so far has indelibly shaped my approach to religious education.

Plan for continued learning at the seminary and beyond:

Continue learning how best to answer myself, or confess the call that Christ has laid on my heart. Help others to discern the same thihg for themselves.

2d​- Nourishes personal curiosity about God’s activities in the world, and is able to wonder with awe at God’s activities

Initial Assessment: Unfamiliar Growing Edge Relatively Strong Competent
Final Assessment: Unfamiliar Growing Edge Relatively Strong Competent

Explain:

By emphasizing group discussion in this course, it has helped me to better discern congregational issues,

Plan for continued learning at the seminary and beyond:

I plan to continue to montior closely, whether I manager to articulate creedal theology that minics that of some of the discontent members, in order to better serve and care for them.

2e​- Comfortably engages diversity with personal integrity

Initial Assessment: Unfamiliar Growing Edge Relatively Strong Competent
Final Assessment: Unfamiliar Growing Edge Relatively Strong Competent

Explain:

Don’t know how it got to this point, but I think it’s a fabulous spot.

Plan for continued learning at the seminary and beyond:

As I grow in self-understanding, my requests will be more intune with the seminary community.

2f​- Is deeply engaged in lifelong learning

Initial Assessment: Unfamiliar Growing Edge Relatively Strong Competent
Final Assessment: Unfamiliar Growing Edge Relatively Strong Competent

Explain:

I am a lifelong learner, always curious about the things I don’t know.

Plan for continued learning at the seminary and beyond:

This entire process was inspired by me continuing to study via adult classes, and I am indebted to anyone who facilaited any of the courses I’ve taken.

One thought on “Section Three – Attitude Competencies

  1. This is an interesting comment — “manage to articulate creedal theology that mimics that of some of the discontent members” — and I’m be curious to learn more about what you imagine possible here, or the challenge you’re pointing to.

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