The W.O.R.D. (World Organized for Rhetorical Discipline) is a media tutorial developed from a published needs assessment. The Christian Recorder is the oldest existing black periodical in America, and the only one in the United States whose existence dated before the Civil War. The elected editor's call for a "Great Awakening" signals new possibilities for integrating historic values with appropriate technologies to produce positive outcomes for historically disadvantaged youth. Training in media production and development of Project-Based Learning curriculum envisions new opportunities for engaging lifelong learners in positive youth development.
"I believe I can achieve" is an individual proclamation of an empowered learner. Continuous reinforcement through positive youth development establishes a proven core value for sustaining historically disadvantaged Americans, .
This tutorial introduces “friends of the church” to relevant 21st century media supporting an evolving Christian Education program. The tutorial augments Facebook group discussion under the title A.M.E. Church Polity. The tutorial invites inspirational teaching from any friend of the church. Seven minute motivational messages supports a SPIRITUAL CHANNEL as one of seven learning categories.