DCTI Proposed Schedule 2015-2016*

 

 

Approx. Dates

Study Topics

Instructor(s)

1

Aug 24-26

Orientation: The Creation Foundation (including Field Trip Prep)

Nutting et. al.

2

Aug 27-Sep 8

Earth Science Field Studies: Fire & Ice

Nutting & Mariani

3

Sep 10-12

Study Skills & Research

Mauser

4

Sep 14-18

Critical Thinking & Common Logical Fallacies

Mauser

5

Sep 21-25

Genesis: The Foundation (Genesis 1-11)

Stepanek

6

Sep 28-Oct 2

Team Building & Leadership Development

Steve Nutting

7

Oct 5-9

Foundations of Science

Mariani

8

Oct 12-16

Physical Science & Astronomy

Mariani

9

Oct 19-25

Archeology, Ancient Man & Relics of the Past Field Study

Nutting & Mariani

10

Oct 26-30

Earth Science

Dave Nutting

11

Nov 2-6

Worldviews 1

Mauser

12

Nov 9-13

Worldviews 2

Mauser

13

Nov 16-20

Worldviews 3

Mauser

 

Nov 21-Jan 11

Winter Individual Study Project and Break (7 weeks)

 

14

Jan 11-15

Biology 1 (Complexity of Life: Molecular Bio & Genetics)

Mariani et. al.

15

Jan 18-22

Biology 2 (Diversity of Life: Taxonomy)

Mariani et. al.

16

Jan 25-29

Biology 3 (Relationships of Life: Ecology)

Mariani et. al.

17

Feb 1-5

God at Work in Space and Time Part 1: Old Testament

TBA

18

Feb 8-12

God at Work in Space and Time Part 2: Jesus and the Apostles

TBA

19

Feb 15-19

God at Work in Space and Time Part 3: Since the Time of Acts

TBA

20

Feb 22-26

Creation Evangelism and Ministry

Nutting et. al.

21

Feb 29-Mar 4

Costa Rica Adventure or Individual Study Project

Nutting/Mariani

22

Mar 7-11

Costa Rica Adventure or Individual Study Project

Nutting/Mariani

23

Mar 14-18

Costa Rica Adventure or Individual Study Project

Nutting/Mariani

24

Mar 21-25

Ministering to Children and Youth

Johnson

25

Mar 28-Apr 1

Apologetics 1

Mauser

26

Apr 4-8

Earth Science Field Studies: Floods of the West

Nutting/Mariani

27

Apr 11-15

Earth Science Field Studies: Floods of the West

Nutting/Mariani

28

Apr 18-22

Apologetics 2

Mauser

29

Apr 25-29

Apologetics 3

Mauser

30

May 2-6

Wrap-up

Nutting et. al.

 

May 7-June 3

Break & Practicum Prep (4 weeks)

 

 

June 6-10

Summer Practicum / Ministry Outreach

TBA

 

June 13-17

Summer Practicum / Ministry Outreach

TBA

 

June 20-24

Summer Practicum / Ministry Outreach

TBA

 

June 27-Jul 1

Summer Practicum / Ministry Outreach

TBA

 

Jul 4-8

Summer Practicum / Ministry Outreach

TBA

 

Jul 11-15

Summer Practicum / Ministry Outreach

TBA

 

Note: Dynamic Communication, Health & Wellness, and Personal Development will be integrated throughout the year. As part of Personal Development, students will be held accountable to regular church attendance and Godly living.

 

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 *Subject to change. Please call us at (970) 523-9943 or email us at admissions@discovercreation.org for more information.

 

 

                   Anticipated Weekly Schedule

 

Classes have been designed specifically for Tuesday through Friday. Monday will be devoted to work on projects, supplemental teaching, excursions and outreach ministry. This schedule is subject to change based on the needs of the instructor or class.

 

Training Institute Weekly Schedule

 

 

Sun*

Mon

Tue

Wed

Thu

Fri

Sat*

6:30-7:30

 

Personal

Quiet Time

Personal

Quiet Time

Personal

Quiet Time

Personal

Quiet Time

Personal

Quiet Time

 

7:30-8:15

 

Breakfast

 

Breakfast

Breakfast

Breakfast

Breakfast

 

8:30-9:15

 

Chapel

Chapel

Chapel

Chapel

Chapel

 

 

9:30-12:30

 

Flex Time

Classes

Classes

Classes

Classes

 

12:30-1:30

 

Lunch

 

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

 

1:30 – 3:30

 

Flex Time

Projects**

Projects**

Projects**

Projects**

 

3:30 – 5:30

 

 Flex Time

 

Fitness Activities

Fitness Activities

Fitness Activities

Fitness Activities

 

5:30-7:00

 

Dinner

 

Dinner

Dinner

Dinner

Dinner

 

7:00-9:00

 

 

Small Groups

 

Forum

 

 

 

9:00-11:00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* Some weekends will be included in field trips or special activities, but usually they will be free for rest, study, worship, and personal activities. Students provide and prepare their own meals on weekends.

** Projects: Work Projects, Outreach, Service Projects, etc.

 

 

For more information:

Email: traininginstitute@discovercreation.org