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Laboe, Mark; Nass, Karl – Journal of College and Character, 2012
The authors explore ways that faith and a commitment to social justice can be integrated into learning in higher education today. They also seek to highlight six foundational insights emerging from the proceedings of the National Faith, Justice, and Civic Learning (NFJCL) conference related to the importance of effectively reintegrating the…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Higher Education, Beliefs, Reflection
Gallagher, Matthew W., Ed.; Lopez, Shane J., Ed. – APA Books, 2019
This book is a primer for practitioners and researchers striving to incorporate the assessment of human strengths, resources, and fulfillment into their work. Contributors examine the scientific underpinnings and practical applications of measures of hope, optimism, self-efficacy, problem-solving, locus of control, creativity, wisdom, courage,…
Descriptors: Psychology, Evaluation Methods, Psychological Patterns, Self Efficacy
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Graham, John R.; Bradshaw, Cathryn; Trew, Jennifer L. – Social Work, 2010
Social service agencies and practitioners are continually challenged to provide services that are effective for, and reflective of, cultural and religious diversity. Qualitative interviews were conducted with 50 social work practitioners in four Canadian cities to gain insight into methods of practice that are culturally sensitive for work with…
Descriptors: Muslims, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Values
Schaetzel, Kirsten; Young, Sarah – Center for Adult English Language Acquisition, 2010
Adult English language learners comprise a substantial proportion of the adult education population in the United States. In program year 2006-2007, 46% of participants enrolled in state-administered adult education programs were in English as a second language (ESL) classes. This percentage does not include English language learners enrolled in…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, English Language Learners, Adult Learning