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Ahn, Joonkil; Hinson, Danny W.; Teets, Sharon T. – AILACTE Journal, 2016
AILACTE institutions are often linked to faith-based traditions, and teacher education candidates may attend these institutions as a result of their sense of calling to the profession. However, most graduates of teacher education programs teach in religiously neutral environments. With the high expectations of professional standards for the…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Beliefs, Spiritual Development, Professionalism
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Kortegast, Carrie; Yount, Emily M. – Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 2016
Recent trends in globalization have increased the number of U.S. children and adolescents being raised outside the United States. Using the framework of adults in transition, the authors sought to understand the structure of Third Culture Kids' (TCKs), specifically Missionary Kids', transition to college. Findings indicate that participants must…
Descriptors: Foreign Culture, Acculturation, Student Adjustment, Identification (Psychology)
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Edwards-Joseph, Arline; Baker, Stanley – Journal of International Students, 2014
This study investigated factors that influenced the academic self-efficacy of Caribbean overseas students attending universities in the United States, and the themes that emerged from their perceptions of variables impacting their academic self-efficacy. Seven major themes (educational background, faith in God, finances, age and maturity,…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Achievement Need, Performance Factors, Influences
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Scully, Timothy R.; Staud, John J. – Peabody Journal of Education, 2012
This article tells the story and explores the significance of Notre Dame's efforts over the past 18 years to serve the pressing needs of underresourced elementary and secondary schools throughout the United States, with a special focus on the faith-based sector--and more particularly, Catholic schools. These schools are increasingly fragile but…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Elementary Secondary Education, Outcomes of Education, Instructional Effectiveness
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Henck, Anita Fitzgerald – Christian Higher Education, 2011
Leadership of Christian higher education in the United States is in a period of significant change. Yet, the dual accountability--to higher education accreditation and to faith communities--means that Christian colleges and universities walk a tightrope between these two entities, their expectations, and their values. The challenge for U.S.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Leadership, Church Related Colleges, Christianity
Gilmore, Melinda, Ed.; Stewart, Philip, Ed.; Thomas, Maxine, Ed. – Kettering Foundation, 2016
The Kettering Foundation is a nonprofit, operating foundation rooted in the American tradition of cooperative research. Kettering's research is distinctive because it is conducted from the perspective of citizens and focuses on what people can do collectively to address problems affecting their lives, their communities, and their nation. The…
Descriptors: Global Approach, International Cooperation, College Students, Religion
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Bista, Krishna, Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
Today, millions of students cross geographic, cultural, and educational borders for their higher education. Trends of international student mobility are significant to universities, educators, business leaders, and governments to increase revenue and campus diversity in the global marketplace. As such, it is vital to examine recent trends in…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Mobility, Foreign Countries, Trend Analysis
McCarthy, Margaret Cain – Peter Lang New York, 2011
"History of American Higher Education" documents the fascinating evolution of American colleges and universities, touching on the historical events that shaped them, from the colonial era through the early twenty-first century. Throughout history, higher education has played an important role in the transmission of cultural identity from…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Democracy, Educational Opportunities, Educational History
Chamberlain, Michael A. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
More than 300,000 Chinese students attend U.S. universities annually (USDHS, 2017), many of whom reportedly "Leave China, Study in America, Find Jesus" (H. Zhang, 2016). However, research on this phenomenon of worldview change is thin, especially experiences of atheist or nonreligious Chinese graduate students attending Christian…
Descriptors: Christianity, Beliefs, Church Related Colleges, Study Abroad
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Ward, Sophie – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2013
At first glance, creativity in the classroom and global capitalism have little in common, yet scratch beneath the surface of "creativity" and we find a discourse of economic and cultural freedom that was used as a bulwark against communism during the Cold War, and more recently to reconcile individuals to neoliberalism in the post-Cold…
Descriptors: Creativity, Freedom, Social Systems, Neoliberalism
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Confer, Christopher; Mamiseishvili, Ketevan – Journal of College Admission, 2012
The study examined the factors that affected minority students' choice to enroll at private four-year faith-based institutions in the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) in the United States. The study utilized the data from the College Board's Admitted Student Questionnaire PLUS (ASQ PLUS) survey. The final sample included 283…
Descriptors: College Choice, Grade Point Average, Student Financial Aid, Minority Groups
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Butler, Scott M.; Black, David R. – Perspectives in Peer Programs, 2011
The purpose of the present study is to assess human sexuality peer helper use among college student health centers nationwide. Results from 358 institutions indicate that 53.9% of centers use peers for educational programming, prevention efforts, and/or counseling initiatives. When adjusting for institutions that sponsor a program (n = 193), the M…
Descriptors: College Students, Sexuality, Peer Counseling, School Health Services
Brockliss, Laurence, Ed.; Sheldon, Nicola, Ed. – Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
The first comparative study of the spread of mass education around the world in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, this unique new book uses a bottom-up focus and demonstrates, to an extent not appreciated hitherto, the gulf between the intentions of the government and the reality on the ground. This book is divided into four…
Descriptors: Educational History, Government School Relationship, Foreign Countries, Citizenship
Langley, Wayne M. – New England Journal of Higher Education, 2012
Higher education is at a crossroads, not only in the U.S. but also globally. This challenge is prompting an immigrant union to once again take up the labor movement's historic role of speaking for the common good and the broad interests of working people. Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 615 represents 18,000 property service…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Higher Education, Adjunct Faculty, Stakeholders
Aryan, Bushra – ProQuest LLC, 2010
This study explored the experiences of seven Afghan women pursuing doctoral degrees in a variety of disciplines and programs across the United States. The guiding question for this study was: What factors influence Afghan women's journeys to and experiences in doctoral programs? In an attempt to understand Afghan women doctoral students, I…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Females, Womens Education, Doctoral Degrees
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