REVIEW of the book by S.Y. Egorov, A.Y. Egorov Tools for evaluating Theological Education programs. Moscow: National Institute of Management, 2020. – 207 p.
// Modern Education. – 2022. – № 2.
– P. 1-5.
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Abstract: The review is written for a book offering analytical tools for evaluating theological programs used by theological educational institutions. The object of the review is education in religious educational institutions. The subject of the review is the quality of the theological programs used in these educational institutions. In his review, the author examines the main sections of the book, giving a brief description of each of them, thereby informing the reader about the contents of the book. Particular attention is paid to the source base of the publication, which allows us to conclude that the researchers have carefully studied the issues under discussion. The review focuses on the accessibility of the material presented in the book not only for academic circles, but also for a wide audience of readers. The main conclusion of this review is the conclusion about the originality of the proposed methodology, which allows assessing the quality of theological programs. The author of the review emphasizes the significant contribution of the developers of the new methodology to improving the quality of graduates of theological educational institutions. The novelty of the reviewed book is the proposal to the providers of theological education to move from a subjective and intuitive understanding of the programs used in educational institutions to programs that have confirmed the right to exist thanks to the analytical tools proposed in the work under consideration. The book is of an applied nature, it is recommended for reading and practical use by the heads of religious educational institutions, developers of educational programs, persons interested in improving the quality of graduates.
Keywords: higher education, quality, academism, competencies, assessment tools, evaluation of programs, theological education, educational programs, education management, sample study
Egoruv,S., & Egorov,A. (2020). Assessment Tools for Theological Education Programmes. Moscow: NaitionalInstitute of Management.