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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
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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
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
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Sinitiere, Phillip Luke – History Teacher, 2012
W. E. B. Du Bois (1868-1963) is widely known as a champion for the political rights of African Americans, founder of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), aggressive advocate of Pan-Africanism, staunch supporter of female suffrage, and one of the creative forces behind the Harlem Renaissance. Further still, Du…
Descriptors: African American Leadership, African Americans, Reputation, Religion
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Quezada, Reyes L. – Catholic Education: A Journal of Inquiry and Practice, 2011
This study examined the reflections of six university student teachers from a Catholic university who participated in an international student teaching setting and sought to evaluate how they developed a global teaching ideology while student teaching abroad. Thomas Groome's Shared Christian Praxis Learning Process was used as a lens to examine…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Student Teaching, Foreign Countries, Transformative Learning
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Carbine, Rosemary P. – Teaching Theology & Religion, 2010
This essay explores intersections among Jesuit, Quaker, and feminist theologies and pedagogies of social justice education in order to propose and elaborate an innovative theoretical and theological framework for experiential learning in religious studies that prioritizes relationality, called erotic education. This essay then applies the…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Religion Studies, Feminism, Experiential Learning
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Hernandez, Kathy-Ann C.; Ngunjiri, Faith Wambura; Chang, Heewon – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2015
In a collaborative autoethnographic process, we, three foreign-born female professors from the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Kenya, and Korea explore how our personal status as immigrant women of color and social-institutional factors in US higher education affect our experiences in the academy. Based on experiences as graduate students and…
Descriptors: Women Faculty, College Faculty, Minority Groups, Immigrants