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Richardson, Gregory D. – Journal of Research on Christian Education, 2019
This article offers a brief history on the origin of universities, summarizes how faith shaped higher education from the European university's advent to its Western reproduction, and presents recommendations from a contemporary faith integration method employed in many faith-based universities in the United States. Response to intervention was…
Descriptors: Christianity, Biblical Literature, Universities, Educational History
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Hitzhusen, Gregory E. – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2012
Faith communities, such as churches, synagogues, temples, and mosques, are providing new venues for innovative adult environmental education. As faith communities turn their concerns to issues of sustainability, environmental teaching is emerging in many forms across diverse religious traditions, as evidenced by the development of denominational…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Adult Educators, Educational Trends, Religious Education
Daniels, Michael – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The responsibilities of Catholic secondary school leaders are multifaceted, and their roles demand essential skills and preparation to ensure success. In addition to performing a myriad of administrative duties, Catholic secondary school presidents and principals are called to exercise "faith leadership" within their schools. Faith…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, High Schools, Principals, Presidents
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Lambert, Nathaniel M.; Dollahite, David C. – Journal of Family Issues, 2010
This article reports the development of the Faith Activities In The Home Scale (FAITHS). The initial FAITHS measure was improved on and expanded by using qualitative data of two separate samples and then empirically tested on three separate samples. Study 1 comprised two samples totaling 57 highly religious families from New England and California…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Christianity, Judaism, Islam
Mohler, Susan Kaye – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore the impressions of second grade children in evangelical Protestant Christian schools, how they perceived God, what they understood about their faith instruction, and what contributed to or detracted from their faith development. A secondary area of inquiry was with parents about their awareness…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Semi Structured Interviews, Online Surveys, Phenomenology
Shea, Susan – CURRENTS, 2011
How important is the faith associated with an educational institution in raising funds? Do development professionals at faith-based institutions use strategies different from their secular school colleagues? Are there particular challenges to raising money from donors who may already have philanthropic ties to churches or synagogues? Fundraisers…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Fund Raising, Institutional Advancement, Role of Religion
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Mangahas, Ana Marie E. – Journal of Research on Christian Education, 2017
This mixed method study explored Christian teachers' beliefs in religious schools on evolution, their attitudes toward evolution, and their perceptions on the effect of those beliefs on the teaching of evolutionary content. Teachers (N = 52) from Association for Christian Schools International (ACSI) accredited schools in California and Hawaii…
Descriptors: High School Students, Secondary School Teachers, Biology, Science Teachers
Rivera-Tubbs, Tammy – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This qualitative case study examined the degree to which one faith-based school perceived its capacity to support students with special needs and how those perceptions influenced decisions regarding student enrollment based upon current special needs practice policies for students with disabilities. While faith-based schools can be seen as a…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Special Needs Students, Administrators, Teachers
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Williams, Savannah; Drexler-Dreis, Joseph – Journal of Catholic Higher Education, 2019
When upper-level theology courses are taught within a general education program at colleges and universities, instructors are often challenged to invite students, some of whom are committed neither to the discipline of theology nor to Christian faith, into a style of critical reflection that largely depends on both of these commitments. In a…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Theological Education, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes
Parker, Catherine L. – ProQuest LLC, 2014
The Churches of Christ, a body of Christian believers descending from the nineteenth century American Restoration Movement, have a well-documented history of establishing and supporting liberal arts colleges and universities. This study of theatre programs at three of these institutions--Lipscomb University, Pepperdine University, and York…
Descriptors: Churches, Theater Arts, Mixed Methods Research, Case Studies
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Taylor, Deborah L.; Van Zandt, Cassandra; Menjares, Pete C. – Christian Higher Education, 2013
The past decade has evidenced significant dialogue on faith-based campuses about the persistent gap between the increasing ethnic diversity of the student population and that of the faculty. While campus administrators and leaders acknowledge the need to address this concern through faculty development, there is a disturbing lack of successful…
Descriptors: Cultural Literacy, Ethnic Diversity, Training Methods, Teaching Models
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Stoppa, Tara M. – Christian Higher Education, 2015
This article explores civic development and its roles in the lives of emerging adults, and the ways in which college contexts--particularly Christian colleges and universities--may foster adaptive civic development. First, the article presents an argument for the importance of fostering civic development as rooted in historic truths of the…
Descriptors: Christianity, Young Adults, Higher Education, Citizen Participation
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Shammas, Diane – Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 2017
Using a mixed methods approach, the researcher gathered a set of narrative responses from focus groups that supported the claim of underreporting campus discrimination on a survey. Multiple studies have shown that underrepresented minority students are likely to bond with same-ethnic peers in a racially tense campus climate. This mixed method is a…
Descriptors: Arabs, North Americans, Muslims, Community Colleges
Walker, Susana M. K. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
U.S. college institutions enroll international students from all over the world, and the difficulties and challenges international students face while studying abroad are issues that no one can escape. This study explored the experiences of international students at a faith-based university in Southern California with a qualitative…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Church Related Colleges, Student Adjustment, Barriers
Children Now, 2019
The 2019-20 Pro-Kid Policy Agenda for California is the comprehensive roadmap at the state level to ensure that all children have the necessary supports to reach their full potential. California has an obligation to end systemic injustices that create barriers to kids of color, as well as kids living in poverty and undocumented kids, from growing…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Equal Education, Poverty, Early Childhood Education
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