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YWAM DUNHAM

YOUTH WITH A MISSION

165 Du College
Dunham
Quebec
J0E 1M0
Canada

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SCHOOLS RUN AT THIS LOCATION

Ministry Development School ( CHR 241 )

School of Ministry Development (SOMD) During this school students discover and develop their gifts and talents in ministry and leadership roles. The course is especially designed for new staff at YWAM centres and is adapted to the context of the language (French/English) and culture of the country (Quebec, Canada) in which it is taught. The course is set up along the lines of 6 major themes: Character development; skills development; Christian community development; missions and evangelism; biblical finances; and YWAM (the organization). Each module has a leadership component, teaching students how these aspects apply to leaders. Some of the topics are: understanding the core values of YWAM, perspectives on missions, personal fund-raising, worship and evangelism, personal ministry development, public speaking, spiritual authority, and conflict resolution.

School of Acting for the Screen ( ATS/CMC 231 )

The School of Acting for the Screen (SAS) is a 3-month course of the University of the Nations to lay and strengthen foundations in the craft of on-screen acting as well develop biblical thinking in regards to the craft and the industry it is set it. The SAS runs alongside the School of Digital Filmmaking (SDF) to enable actors and filmmakers to collaborate on short film projects. Students can expect to come out of the school with footage of their acting, a headshot, as well as basic tools and know-how to launch into the industry. Beginners as well as more experienced actors will benefit from intensive lecture time and scene work with skilled professionals who are active in the film industry.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
School of Acting for the Screen ATS/CMC 231 12 English 17 Jan 2022 09 Apr 2022

School of Biblical Studies I ( CHR 213 )

This is the first in a series of three courses that make up the School of Biblical Studies (SBS). This course sequence surveys the whole Bible using the inductive approach (observation, interpretation and application). This course may serve as a core course in all bachelor's degree programmes. This course meets the U of N Core Curriculum requirement for Bible. This course can be taken online. See www.onlinesbs.org for details.

School of Biblical Studies II ( CHR 315 )

This course is a continuation of the School of Biblical Studies, using the inductive approach to study Hebrews, James, I and II Peter, Jude, I, II and III John, the Gospel of John, Revelation, and Genesis through I Kings.

This course can be taken online. See www.onlinesbs.org for details.

School of Biblical Studies III ( CHR 316 )

As the final course in the SBS series, this continuation of training in using the inductive approach to studying the Bible, covers the study of II Kings through Malachi. This course can be taken online. See www.onlinesbs.org for details.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
School of Biblical Studies III CHR 316 12 French, English 05 Apr 2021 26 Jun 2021

School of Digital Filmmaking ( CMC 385 )

The school equips students spiritually and professionally to effectively create films that will exemplify Christian values. Students gain a Christian perspective of the film industry in the digital age. After this three-month school students will be able to direct and produce short fictional stories and have an overall understanding of the creation, production and distribution process of films in the independent and mainstream markets. Topics taught include: directing, producing, screenwriting, digital and film camera operation, lighting for film & video, digital sound, video editing, working with actors, and other technical aspects of filmmaking. The development of the character of the future filmmaker as well as skills training is an integral part of the course.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
School of Digital Filmmaking CMC 385 12 English 16 Jan 2022 09 Apr 2022

School of Photography I ( CMC 241 )

The goal of this course is to inspire and train Christians to use photography as a communications tool to serve others. The course teaches photography from a biblical and technical perspective, and students learn appropriate ways of relating to those they photograph or work with. Lectures taught by Christian professional photographers and school staff, combined with photo assignments on the campus and in the community provide a balance of learning approaches. Ample opportunities for shooting, using digital single-lens reflex cameras (D-SLRs) and mirrorless cameras are given, in both color and black & white.

Course Number Credits Languages Start Date End Date
School of Photography I CMC 241 12 French, English 19 Sep 2021 11 Dec 2021
School of Photography I CMC 241 12 French, English 25 Sep 2022 17 Dec 2022