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McCannon, Bryan C. – Journal of Economic Education, 2007
The author describes a course designed to build the critical thinking skills of undergraduate economics students. The course introduces and uses game theory to study the Bible. Students gain experience using game theory to formalize events and, by drawing parallels between the Bible and common economic concepts, illustrate the pervasiveness of…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Game Theory, Biblical Literature
Palmer, Kris Russell – ProQuest LLC, 2017
There is a looming threat to the economic vitality of the organizational community of intentionally Christian colleges and universities, relevant to the use of Title IV funds. Within the framework of organizational ecology, this qualitative descriptive study investigated and summarized perceptions of the leadership from sample ABHE Bible colleges…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Educational Finance, Student Financial Aid, Resource Allocation
Becker, Sascha O.; Wohmann, Ludger – Program on Education Policy and Governance, Harvard University, 2007
Max Weber attributed the higher economic prosperity of Protestant regions to a Protestant work ethic. We provide an alternative theory, where Protestant economies prospered because instruction in reading the Bible generated the human capital crucial to economic prosperity. County-level data from late 19th-century Prussia reveal that Protestantism…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Human Capital, Protestants, Correlation
Lynn, Karen – 1992
This document is a collection of quotations that have been used by the instructor to motivate audiences and stimulate discussion. It is suggested that classroom teachers might find these quotations useful. The quotations are organized into the following categories: Africa, Apache, Arabian proverb, Bible, China, economics, history, political…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Social Studies, Teaching Methods
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Rowland, Michael L. – Adult Learning, 2006
Many adults search for spiritual guidance and direction and persist in seeking answers to life in today's fast-paced world. With burgeoning economic challenges, political corruption, war in Iraq, poverty, health care concerns, environmental concerns, rising fuel costs, violence, racism, and oppression, many adults seek solace and greater…
Descriptors: Literary Genres, Self Concept, Improvement, Christianity
Thorne, Ashley; Turscak, Marilee; Wood, Peter – National Association of Scholars, 2014
Assigning a summer reading to entering freshmen is a growing trend at hundreds of American colleges and universities. Colleges typically pick one book and ask students to read it outside their courses. Many invite the author to help kick off the year by speaking on campus at convocation. Most colleges see the key purpose of a common reading…
Descriptors: Books, College Freshmen, Reading Programs, College Programs
Hess, Elmer B., Comp. – 1988
Following a brief discussion of the evolution of the atlas and its importance as a library reference tool, an annotated description is provided of each atlas found in this university library collection. Items in the bibliography are arranged in the following categories: (1) world atlases; (2) regional atlases; (3) national atlases; (4) state…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Annotated Bibliographies, Atlases, Higher Education
Bullock, Angela; Paul, Sara; Yevgushchenko, Anzhela; Yotkova, Vesselka – 2002
This lesson plan was developed through "Economics International," an international program to help build economic education infrastructures in the emerging market economies. It provides a lesson description; appropriate age level; economic concepts; content standards and benchmarks; related subject areas; instruction objectives; time…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Curriculum Enrichment, Economics, Economics Education
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Koshal, Rajindar K.; Koshal, Manjulika; Gupta, Ashok – Economics of Education Review, 2001
This study empirically estimates a multiproduct total cost function and output relationship for comprehensive U.S. universities. Statistical results for 184 Bible colleges suggest that there are both economies of scale and of scope in higher education. Additionally, product-specific economies of scope exist for all output levels and activities.…
Descriptors: Christianity, Cost Effectiveness, Cost Estimates, Efficiency
Brennan, Robert L., Ed. – Praeger, 2006
"Educational Measurement" has been the bible in its field since the first edition was published by ACE in 1951. The importance of this fourth edition of "Educational Measurement" is to extensively update and extend the topics treated in the previous three editions. As such, the fourth edition documents progress in the field and…
Descriptors: Educational Testing, Educational Assessment, Test Validity, Test Reliability
Cason, Constance; And Others – 1982
This guide to the social studies was developed for use in the senior high schools of Duval County, Jacksonville, Florida. Topics covered are United States government, United States history, anthropology, bible history, comparative institutions, European history, Florida history, human relations, political science, economics, psychology, sociology,…
Descriptors: Anthropology, Behavioral Objectives, Biblical Literature, Course Descriptions
Daley, Shannon P.; Guy, Kathleen A. – 1994
This guide is intended to help church congregations develop and/or strengthen plans for children's ministries and child advocacy. Specifically the work aims to affirm children's growth, discoveries, and experiences and to provide strategies to congregations for helping children whose physical, emotional, social, economic, and educational…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Beliefs, Child Advocacy, Child Health
Lacy, Lyn; Hanson, Robert – Teacher, 1980
Describes a 15-hour babysitting course for sixth-graders that includes creative play activities, safety, and first-aid instruction, as well as child-care and discipline techniques. A bibliography for babysitters is appended. (Author/SJL)
Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Course Descriptions, Grade 6, Home Economics
Marbury, Carl H. – 1977
This paper reviews the role of the black church in black American history and suggests ways in which its role must change to help blacks cope with our modern and technological society. Initially, religion was the one social institution which gave black slaves a common tie before the Civil War. Baptist and Methodist ideologies provided emotional…
Descriptors: Black Community, Black History, Blacks, Church Role
Nord, Warren A.; Haynes, Charles C. – 1998
This book presents an overview of the interplay of religion and public education. The book states that schools must take religion seriously, and it outlines the civic, constitutional, and educational frameworks that should shape the treatment of religion in the curriculum and classroom. It examines religion's absence from the classroom and the…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Elementary Secondary Education, Ethical Instruction
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