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Turner, Robert Dean – ProQuest LLC, 2018
In this dissertation, I present a strategy to develop indigenous teams of leaders at the International Bible Institute (IBI) in Cambodia. The study was prompted by the need for learners at IBI Cambodia to work as a team. In part I, I recount the history of educational development in Cambodia and research instructional design (ID) models to create…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Biblical Literature, Religious Education, Semi Structured Interviews
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Avni, Sharon – Journal of Jewish Education, 2013
This paper explores the interactions surrounding Bible teaching as a means of understanding how Jewish youth are discursively implicated within ideologies of community. Drawing on theoretical frameworks from linguistic anthropology and interactional sociolinguistics, I present a micro-analysis of a classroom lesson on the book of Leviticus to…
Descriptors: Context Effect, Jews, Anthropological Linguistics, Sociolinguistics
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Brown, Laura Michael – Communication Teacher, 2020
Courses: Rhetorical Criticism, Rhetorical Theory, Rhetoric and Public Memory, Rhetoric of Space/Place. Objectives: This unit introduces critical regionalism as a methodology for rhetorical analysis. By encouraging students to see regions as rhetorical constructions, critical regionalism teaches students to recognize and analyze the inevitable…
Descriptors: Criticism, Regional Characteristics, Differences, Learning Activities
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Phillips, Gary; Patte, Daniel; Kittredge, Cynthia; Yang, Seung Ai; Ngwa, Kenneth – Teaching Theology & Religion, 2013
This discussion of the goals and methods of teaching biblical literature is an edited transcription of a panel recorded at the 2010 Society for Biblical Literature conference. The panelists were asked to reflect on William Placher's recently published theological commentary on Mark as an example or test case of how one might use a biblical…
Descriptors: Liberal Arts, Biblical Literature, Teaching Methods, Conferences (Gatherings)
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Toh, Tze Keong; Koh, Joyce Hwee Ling; Chai, Ching Sing – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2017
This article explores the use of a constructivist pedagogical approach to cultivate reflective dispositions during small group Bible study. Conducted in a local church Bible class setting (n = 12), the instructional design emulated the reflective thinking process, while adopting collaborative knowledge-building as its pedagogical framework.…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Teaching Methods, Cooperative Learning, Knowledge Level
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Lee, Myung-sil – Religious Education, 2017
Shortly after the rise of Protestantism in Korea in the 1880s, Bible classes began to be formed to promote the study of Christian scripture. By the mid-1890s, these classes were being widely offered. As a result of The Great Revival Movement of 1907, the need for a system to educate and form new believers became evident. In this article, I examine…
Descriptors: Biblical Literature, Protestants, Christianity, Religious Education
Lee, Jeong-Kyu – Online Submission, 2017
The purpose of this paper is to discuss the concepts and principles of happiness shown in the Bible and Tao Te Ching for implications in higher education. To review the paper systematically, three research questions are addressed. First, what are happiness concepts and principles in the Bible? Second, what are happiness concepts and principles in…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Psychological Patterns, Biblical Literature, Christianity
McIntosh, Benjamin T. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This doctoral research project examined perceptual gaps of service quality and value in the context of higher education. The researcher performed quantitative analysis of survey data gathered from students at a small, Midwestern Bible college. Students self-selected to participate in this research project and, using class status as an independent…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Student Surveys, Student Attitudes, College Students
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Savarirajan, Daisy; Fong, Su – Journal of Instructional Research, 2019
The integration of faith and learning (IFL) is an integral part of Christian higher education. The recent years have seen a spate in published studies testifying to an intense pursuit of meaningful IFL by many institutions of Christian higher education. However, little scholarship has been devoted to explore the influence of faith integration in…
Descriptors: Biology, Science Instruction, Biblical Literature, Christianity
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Thomas-Durrell, Latasha – Music Education Research, 2020
Many LGBTQ educators approach identity management with great caution, but what types of identity management do these teachers employ when teaching in an area characterised by evangelical fundamentalism that heavily influences education and society such as the area known as the Bible Belt? The purpose of this study was to explore the experiences of…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Christianity, Social Attitudes, Self Concept
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Hassenfeld, Ziva R. – Journal of Jewish Education, 2018
Inquiry-oriented pedagogy is a difficult pedagogy to enact in the classroom. By placing students' questions and textual ideas at the center, the teacher opens the door to unanticipated and sometimes off-the-wall comments in text discussion. And yet, research has shown that it is exactly this type of pedagogy that leads to increased engagement and…
Descriptors: Jews, Judaism, Religious Education, Biblical Literature
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Walfish, Ruth A.; Brody, David L. – British Journal of Religious Education, 2018
Bible teachers in contemporary society confront serious problems related to the nature of the biblical text and the socio-cultural context of their teaching. This study, based on semi-structured interviews, examines the problems that five expert religious Israeli elementary school teachers encounter in their teaching and the solutions they employ.…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Teaching Methods, Biblical Literature, Teacher Motivation
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Papen, Uta – Ethnography and Education, 2018
This paper examines the role of religious literacy practices such as hymns, prayers and Bible stories in the context of literacy teaching in primary schools in England. Drawing on data collected through a classroom ethnography of a year 1 class (five and six-year-olds) conducted in a Catholic primary school in 2013 and 2014, I suggest that…
Descriptors: Literacy, Biblical Literature, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries
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Cornell, Collin; LeMon, Joel M. – Teaching Theology & Religion, 2016
This study identifies the dominant modes of biblical interpretation being taught in introductory Bible courses through a qualitative analysis of course syllabi from three institutional contexts: evangelical Christian colleges, private colleges, and public universities. Despite a proliferation of methods and scholarly approaches to the Bible, this…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Biblical Literature, Religion Studies, Religious Education
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Atkins, Charles – Religious Education, 2020
New models for prison ministry are crucial during the current era of mass incarceration in America--a time when the potential reach of prison ministries can grow as the population of incarcerated individuals grows. In this article, I lift up one prison ministry in New Jersey as an example of how Christian evangelicals who are engaged in…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Correctional Institutions, Institutionalized Persons, Clergy
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