ERIC Number: EJ1086792
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 66
Reimagining Christian Higher Education
Hulme, E. Eileen; Groom, David E., Jr.; Heltzel, Joseph M.
Christian Higher Education, v15 n1-2 p95-105 2016
The challenges facing higher education continue to mount. The shifting of the U.S. ethnic and racial demographics, the proliferation of advanced digital technologies and data, and the move from traditional degrees to continuous learning platforms have created an unstable environment to which Christian higher education must adapt in order to remain viable and ultimately to thrive. Courageous leadership is needed to confront a mindset of scarcity and address the resistance created by a tendency to protect the status quo. By challenging existing assumptions and searching for deep, adaptive solutions, Christian colleges and universities can maintain their unique distinctive as they reimagine their approach to education. This article ends with an imaginative look at the future of faith-based higher education.
Descriptors: Religious Education, Christianity, Higher Education, Church Related Colleges, Educational Practices, Educational Trends, Educational Change, Resistance to Change, Transformational Leadership, Futures (of Society)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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