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Walker, Ja'Nina J.; Longmire-Avital, Buffie – Developmental Psychology, 2013
Religious faith has been instrumental in fostering positive mental health outcomes for historically disenfranchised populations, such as Black Americans. However, the religious institutional devaluing of same-sex behavior and identity fuels internalized homonegativity (i.e., negative thoughts regarding one's same-sex sexual behavior) for…
Descriptors: Religion, Religious Factors, Mental Health, African Americans
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Çetinkaya-Aydin, Gamze; Çakiroglu, Jale – Science & Education, 2017
The purpose of this study was to investigate the possible associations between preservice science teachers' understanding of nature of science and their learner characteristics; understanding of nature of scientific inquiry, science teaching self-efficacy beliefs, metacognitive awareness level, and faith/worldview schemas. The sample of the…
Descriptors: Scientific Principles, Student Characteristics, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education
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Jennings, R. A.; Henderson, C. S.; Erla, M. A.; Abraham, S.; Gillum, D. – College Student Journal, 2018
Problem and Purpose: A review of the literature revealed that college non-student athletes and student-athletes experience stress during their college years but do not always have the appropriate coping behaviors to manage the stress. The purpose of this descriptive, cross-sectional, non-experimental study was to determine the stress coping…
Descriptors: Stress Management, Coping, Church Related Colleges, College Students
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Yap, Siew Fong – Issues in Educational Research, 2014
The realisation to integrate science, ethics and morality is recognised with growing impetus in recent years (as noted with introducing the Australian Curriculum "Science as a Human Endeavour" strand), to develop sophisticated epistemologies of science, which includes an appreciation of the social context including ethical thinking. To…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Values, Ethics, Moral Values
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Coleman, Lucinda – Research in Dance Education, 2011
For dance educators engaged in teaching choreography in Christian tertiary institutes, encouraging students to develop foundational compositional skills whilst exploring personal expression of the Christian faith is undoubtedly a challenging objective. In 2005, a Christian tertiary education provider in South Australia enrolled six female dance…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Foreign Countries, Religious Factors, Writing Skills
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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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Harris, Kenya; Hinds, Lynette; Manansingh, Sherry; Rubino, Michael; Morote, Elsa Sofia – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2016
Satisfaction (Happiness at Work) and Employee Intention to stay with an organization, utilizing dimensions of servant leadership practices. The six dimensions of servant leadership practice were Values People, Develops People, Builds Community, Provides Leaderships, Displaying Authenticity, and Shared Leadership. The participants consisted of 59…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Leadership Styles, Job Satisfaction, Questionnaires
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Frederick, Heidi R.; Wood, James A.; West, George R.; Winston, Bruce E. – Journal of Research on Christian Education, 2016
One salient aspect of authentic leadership is the possibility that it can be developed (Walumbwa, Avolio, Gardner, Wernsing, & Peterson, 2008). However, the relative paucity of research on authentic leadership as a dependent variable needs to be addressed. The purpose of this cross-sectional quantitative study is to examine the three factors…
Descriptors: Accountability, Leadership Qualities, Leadership Styles, Statistical Analysis
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Johnson, Diane E. – School Community Journal, 2011
The challenge of racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic diversity has inspired new trends in community research. New models eschew an emphasis on conformity to open communities up to difference, both among members, and between members and an ever more complex social world. The data here are taken from a student-experience study of a diverse…
Descriptors: Student Experience, Student Attitudes, Educational Environment, College Preparation
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Matteo, Elizabeth K.; Bottom, Todd L.; Ferrari, Joseph R. – Journal of Catholic Higher Education, 2013
The "DePaul Mission and Values Inventory" ("DMV") was validated based on the mission, identity, and values of a large, urban, Catholic, Vincentian institution. We examined the suitability of the "DMV" at a small, suburban, Catholic, Franciscan university. A sample of 275 undergraduates (218 women, 57 men:…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Institutional Mission, Values, Measures (Individuals)
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Moore, Erin W. – Journal of American College Health, 2014
Objectives: This study explored God locus of control beliefs (ie, God's control over behavior) regarding their influence on alcohol use and sexual behavior as an alternative religiosity measure to religious behaviors, which does not capture perceived influence of religiosity. Additionally, demographic differences in religious beliefs were…
Descriptors: College Students, Drinking, Sexuality, Locus of Control
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hatamleh, habes Moh'd; al Khaza'leh, Mohammed Salman – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
The study aimed to identify the (appropriate educational means of dealing with the phenomenon of smoking among Zarqa University students), and to achieve this goal, the descriptive approach has been used, also used a questionnaire submitted to (800) students of the sample, and a couple of open questions has been submitted to 70 members of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Smoking, College Students, Health Promotion
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Ango, Samuel Peni – Christian Higher Education, 2011
Gender discrimination is still very high in Africa, including in the church. Often the arguments for gender disparity do not have objective grounds. However, those who advocate gender parity are often as subjective and sentimental as those who oppose it. There is a need for more objective arguments, based on empirical observations of the roles and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Females, Foreign Countries, Gender Discrimination
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Shih, Ju-Ling; Jheng, Shun-Cian; Tseng, Jia-Jiun – Interactive Learning Environments, 2015
This research attempted to create the historical context of Southern Taiwan in the late nineteenth century based on the martial art novel "Xiao-Mao" (Pussy) by designing a role-play digital game "Taiwan Epic Game" about the war time; in which, Taiwanese history, geography, and culture are presented in an innovative way with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Simulated Environment, Educational Games, History Instruction
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Taghizadeh, Houshang; Shokri, Abdolhossein – International Education Studies, 2015
The present study seeks to identify the relation between the components of spiritual leadership and to present a practical model to reinforce the spiritual leadership in Tabriz Branch, Islamic Azad University. The research is of descriptive type, and the statistical population consists of all the official personnel of Tabriz Branch. The research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Models, Religious Factors, Leadership
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