Practicing Creative Teaching


This is a course that provides methodological training in creative teaching for theological educator.  You will consider in detail a number of practical creative methods and be given an opportunity to experiment in using them. 

This is the second ICETE Academy course in creative teaching. Students who have not taken the first course, Understanding Creative Teaching, should do so before undertaking this course.

Course Outcomes

Students completing this course will be equipped with ideas and understanding of creative teaching approaches and be motivated to use them in teaching theology.

Course content
  • Whole class discussion
  • Small group discussion (particular focus)
  • Brainstorming 
  • Debate
  • Panel discussions and forums
  • Interview
  • Images and literature  
  • Independent projects 


This course is authored by Dr Marvin Oxenham. Marvin is the ICETE Academy Director, General Secretary of the ECTE and Programme Leader for the MA in Theological Education programme at the London School of Theology. He lives in Rome, Italy.  His fields of expertise are in educational philosophy, character education, accreditation and online education. 

Course materials are authored by Dr Marvin Oxenham and are delivered through the Postgraduate Programmes in Theological Education offered by London School of Theology.

Delivery mode

This is a self-paced online course.


10 hours of learning (online work and project)

ICETE Academy points

10 points

Completion requirements

You will need to complete the learning sections, deliver a lesson that uses creative approaches and pass a quiz. 

Course enrolment key


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