Perspectives Correspondence Course FAQs

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1. What is the course about?

The "Perspectives on the World Christian Movement" Course is a dynamic course where you'll discover what God is doing around the world and consider your part in His purposes. This correspondence version is designed to make this powerful course accessible to people residing anywhere in India.

2. Are there any minimum requirements for the course?

This course is for all Christians. It is in a high standard of English and so you should be comfortable in English. You will also need an MP3 player or computer with which you can listen to the MP3 files in the audio CD, and have access to email in order to email your learning activities like quizzes etc. to your mentor.

3. How much does the correspondence course cost?

Rs. 750/- (for students residing in India)

4. How do I register for the course?

You can register via the registration form available on our website or email  with your Name, Phone, Address, Email Id. You will also need to send Rs 750 by MO/DD in favour of 'Frontier Education Society' toFrontier Education Society, Logos Centre, Horamavu Agara P.O, Bangalore-560043.

5. How does the correspondence course work?

When you sign up for the correspondence course you will receive:

  1. The Perspectives Notebook – This is your textbook. It contains11 lessons made up of articles interspersed with guide notes.

  2. folder (file) – containing your schedule, quiz sheets, personal response sheets, personal strategy sheets etc.

  3. An audio CD – with MP3 audio files of the orientation and introductions to the lessons

  4. A data CD – contains soft copies of all the documents in your folder and transcripts of the audio orientation and lesson audio introductions

You will first listen to the 20 minute audio orientation which will provide a broad overview about how the course works.

You will need to select a level at which you would like to take the course (there are 4 levels) and complete the learning activities required for that level. The main learning activities are listening to the lesson introductions and doing the lesson readings. There are 11 lessons which will take around 6-8 hours per week. You will be assigned a mentor with whom your will interact via email throughout the course. Depending on the level you choose you will need to submit your quizzes etc. to your mentor via email.

You can also interact with other students in the student section of the website.

6. What are the learning activities I will need to do during the course?

Depending on your course level, you will need to:

  • Listen to the lesson introductions in the Audio CD
  • Read the lessons in your Perspectives Notebook
  • Recap by doing the open book Quizzes
  • Respond by emailing your Personal Response pages
  • Give feedback on the Lessons and Audio CD introductions
  • Review your learning by taking the Mid Term and Final Exams
  • Read in depth Supplementary Readings found at the back of the Perspectives Notebook
  • Apply in real life by doing a Project
  • Create a personal action plan by filling out your Personal Strategy
  • Interact online with other students if you wish

7. How much time do I need to set aside to do the course?

The course is spread over a period of 14 weeks. The readings will take approximately 6-8 hours per week. Depending on the level at which you are taking the course your time requirements will vary. Refer to the table below to get an idea:



Level I

Level II

Level III

Level IV

Learning Activity

Time Requirement


Advanced Enrichment


Advanced Certificate

1. Listen to Audio Introductions

20 -30 mins/ week

2. Read the Assigned Readings

6-8 hrs/ week

3. Turn in the Open Book Quizzes (with 70% accuracy)

1 hr/ week

4. Turn in the Personal Response Pages

30 mins – due 3 times


5. Turn in the Lesson/ Audio Evaluations

15 mins/ week

6. Take Mid Term and Final Exams (with 70% accuracy)

Review time +
1.5 hrs/ exam

7. Read the Supplementary Readings
(at the back of the notebook)

6-8 hrs

8. Complete and present one of the project options.


9. My Personal Strategy


10. Interact online with other students





8. Will I get a certificate at the end of the course?

Yes, you will get a certificate of completion at the end of the course.

9. What is the schedule for the course?

The schedule for the course is as follows:



Learning Activities

Assignments Due



Orientation MP3, Grading Contract, Go through the folder, Email Mentor

Email Mentor


Lesson 1

Lesson 1 MP3, Reading, Quiz, Feedback

Grading contract, Quiz 1, Feedback 1


Lesson 2

Lesson 2 MP3, Reading, Quiz, Feedback

Quiz 2, Feedback 2


Lesson 3

Lesson 3 MP3, Reading, Quiz, Feedback

Quiz 3, Feedback 3


Lesson 4

Lesson 4 MP3, Reading, Quiz, Feedback, , Personal Response 1

Quiz 4, Feedback 4, , Personal Response 1


Lesson 5

Lesson 5 MP3, Reading, Quiz, Feedback

Quiz 5, Feedback 5


Lesson 6

Lesson 6 MP3, Reading, Quiz, Feedback, Mid Term Review

Quiz 6, Feedback 6


Lesson 7

Lesson 7 MP3, Reading, Quiz, Feedback, Personal Response 2, , Mid Term Review

Quiz 7, Feedback 7, Personal Response 2


Mid Term

Mid Term Exam

Mid Term Exam


Lesson 8

Lesson 8 MP3, Reading, Quiz, Feedback

Quiz 8, Feedback 8


Lesson 9

Lesson 9 MP3, Reading, Quiz, Feedback, Final Review

Quiz 9, Feedback 9


Lesson 10

Lesson 10 MP3, Reading, Quiz, Feedback, Final Review, Personal Response 3

Quiz 10, Feedback 10, Personal Response 3



Final Exam

Final Exam


Lesson 11

Lesson 11 Reading, Feedback, Project, My Personal Strategy

Project, My Personal Strategy, Lesson 11 Feedback