- Learning Objective: The learners will understand the call to serve the needy exemplified by the parable of the Good Samaritan.
- Doing Objective: The learners, inspired by the parable of the Good Samaritan, will identify a needy person or group and implement a plan of action to address their need at the expense of the learners.
Doing objectives direct the presenter to engage the learners in a discipleship plan based upon the core content of the session. Learners don’t just understand the content, they are inspired to act upon it. Learners leave sessions that are formed around doing objectives with a clear idea of how their learning will be implemented in their lives in the immediate future.
Even though the following educational article by Vicki Halsey is directed to business leaders, it will provide ample insight into why and how action-oriented learning can transform your faith formation programming: