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Shaw, Learty Letroy – ProQuest LLC, 2014
Leaders at faith-based institutions struggle to provide equitable attention to academics, religious heritage, and the secular mission of the institution; as a result, leaders find themselves mitigating conflict that arises from this imbalance (Brackney, 2004; Ecklund, Park, & Veliz, 2008; Witek, 2009). The purposes of this study were: (a) to…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Church Related Colleges, Politics, Religion
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Edwards, Cher N. – Counseling and Values, 2012
In this article, the relationship between Christian religiosity and the principles of social justice is explored, including the sociopolitical aspects of faith and advocacy. A particular emphasis is placed on the historical legacy and theological relationships between Christianity and social justice. The author concludes with a call for…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Correlation, Religious Factors, Counselors
Smith, Elizabeth Conerly – ProQuest LLC, 2014
This study examined the relationship between adult educators' multicultural effectiveness scores and their negotiation of similarities and differences scores. The participants were in faith-based institutions, specifically Christian churches and in graduate adult education programs of universities and colleges in the United States. Multicultural…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Christianity, Church Related Colleges, Adult Education
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Yeo, Lay See; Tan, Soo Yin; Neihart, Maureen F. – Journal of Counseling & Development, 2012
Singapore, a tiny island nation, rose from 3rd- to 1st-world status in just 3 decades. Unlike in most developed countries, counseling in Singapore has a short history with faith-based beginnings and currently faces challenges to remain culturally relevant. The authors trace the development of Singapore's counseling services, provide an update…
Descriptors: Counseling Services, Foreign Countries, Counseling Psychology, School Counseling
Cowin, Bob – Online Submission, 2010
Traces the development of continuing education and contract training in publicly funded postsecondary institutions in British Columbia, Canada. The first section describes the changing orientation over time, while the second half considers themes across all categories of institution. The appendix describes each institution individually. This…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Continuing Education, Contract Training, Foreign Countries
Nixon, Januwoina R. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of the phenomenological inquiry was to uncover the lived experiences of at-risk adult students in historically black colleges and universities. The intent was to provide an in-depth understanding of what these at-risk students face as they enter and matriculate at college, either for the first time or as returning students. The ten…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, At Risk Students, Adult Students, Black Colleges
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Elufiede, Kemi, Ed.; Olson, Joann S., Ed.; Murray, Lauren, Ed. – Adult Higher Education Alliance, 2019
The 43rd annual conference of the Adult and Higher Education Alliance (AHEA) was held at the University of Central Florida in March 2019. Papers in these proceedings include the following: (1) How does Experimental Learning Increase Skills and Knowledge Acquisition and Retention in the Non-Traditional Adult Learner? (David Antico); (2) CHAT and…
Descriptors: Working Class, Scholarship, Adult Education, Higher Education
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Nwabude, Aaron A. R.; Ade-Ojo, Gordon O. – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2012
The work reported in this paper is part of a study that explored some of the roles of Further Education Colleges in the United Kingdom. The paper is based largely on literature from books and on-line resources and short interviews from five British further education colleges, but also on the author's views and experience. The major aim of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Education, Educational Change, Leadership Role
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Para-Mallam, Funmi J. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2010
National education policies in Nigeria aim at addressing female disprivilege by improving girl-child enrolment in schools in line with Millennium Development Goal targets. In addition, the National Gender Policy and its Strategic Implementation Framework stress the importance of mainstreaming gender perspectives within the education sector by…
Descriptors: Females, Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Womens Education
Stroble, Christine Maria – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this qualitative phenomenological study was to (1) explore the lived experience of teen mothers who graduated from high school and attended or completed college and (2) discover the school factors that contributed to their academic success. The goal was that in discovering the "essence" of participants' experience,…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Phenomenology, Adolescents, Early Parenthood
Gadd, Dale Fredrick – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Nontraditional Accelerated Degree Completion Programs (ADCPs) became popular in the 1980s at many private, higher education institutions, and involved cohort groups facilitated by core or major professors. There has been little research addressing the effectiveness of a core-professor or multiple-professor approach within ADCPs, or research on how…
Descriptors: Acceleration (Education), Nontraditional Education, Church Related Colleges, Private Colleges
Dolan, Maureen A. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The subject of this inquiry is to explore university students' stories of transformation from the practice of integral yoga in an undergraduate course exploring human biology, health, and spirituality. The stories of participants give evidence for successful educational performance when yoga and meditation are combined with academic learning in…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Physical Activities, Mental Health, Relaxation Training