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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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Marks, Loren D.; Dollahite, David C.; Baumgartner, Jennifer – Family Relations, 2010
Employing qualitative interviews with a diverse national sample of 184 religious families (N = 445 individuals), we present an in-depth look at how participants (a) view and frame their faith-based financial giving, (b) how they contribute to and receive from their faith communities, and (c) how the blending of faith and finances influences their…
Descriptors: Religion, Interviews, Churches, Beliefs
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Griffin, Megan M.; Kane, Lydia W.; Taylor, Courtney; Francis, Susan H.; Hodapp, Robert M. – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2012
Background: Although participation in faith communities is important to many individuals with disabilities, few studies have examined differences between communities that are more (versus less) inclusive. This study investigated characteristics of faith communities in the United States related to greater inclusion. Methods: Participants were 160…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Church Role, Disabilities, Educational Resources
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Cho, Young Kwan – Catholic Education: A Journal of Inquiry and Practice, 2012
This study investigates the relationship between Catholic teachers' faith and their school commitment in Catholic high schools. A national sample of 751 teachers from 39 Catholic high schools in 15 archdioceses in the United States participated in a self-administered website survey. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics and the Pearson…
Descriptors: High Schools, Catholic Schools, Secondary School Teachers, Catholics
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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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Landry, David J.; Lindberg, Laura Duberstein; Gemmill, Alison; Boonstra, Heather; Finer, Lawrence B. – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2011
This article reviews the role of faith- and community-based organizations in providing comprehensive sexuality education for adolescents in the United States. To gather information about these organizations, a broad approach was used that included a formal literature review, systematic searches through organizational Web sites, and the convening…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Sexuality, Religious Organizations, Beliefs
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Gleeson, Jim; O'Gorman, John; Goldburg, Peta; O'Neill, Maureen M. – Journal of Catholic Education, 2018
The faith-based identity of Catholic schools is increasingly problematic in a secularised society where the numbers of teachers belonging to religious orders are diminishing rapidly. Teachers' views regarding the characteristics of Catholic schools are an important aspect of the identity of such schools. The authors locate Catholic schools in the…
Descriptors: Institutional Characteristics, Catholic Schools, Comparative Education, Foreign Countries
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Esplin, Scott C.; Randall, E. Vance – History of Education, 2014
Religious organisations have long relied on education to transmit cherished values, working within society to preserve their worldview. Therefore, when a religious education system is restructured, it can act as a barometer of change, revealing societal values and reflecting negotiated roles. Like other faiths, the Church of Jesus Christ of…
Descriptors: Religious Cultural Groups, Christianity, Religious Education, Educational History
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Ozanne, William I. – Comparative Education, 2010
Faith ethos education has subjective elements in it that are elusive to planners and administrators of national and international systems. This paper looks at how Sikhs, a minority group both in India and in other countries to which they have migrated manage to retain their faith-based education programmes successfully and yet relate to the…
Descriptors: Community Development, Foreign Countries, Minority Groups, Spiritual Development
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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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Cragun, Carrie L.; Friedlander, Myrna L. – Journal of Counseling Psychology, 2012
Eleven Christian former clients were sampled to uncover factors contributing to positive versus negative experiences in secular psychotherapy. The qualitative results indicated that although many participants felt hesitant to discuss their faith due to uncertainty about their therapists' reactions, positive experiences were reportedly facilitated…
Descriptors: Psychotherapy, Religious Factors, Christianity, Mixed Methods Research
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van Raemdonck, Dirk C.; Maranto, Robert – Journal of School Choice, 2018
The United States is widely characterized as having liberal (limited state) ideology and institutions, while Belgium is relatively statist. Yet the United States relies primarily on local public monopolies to provide elementary and secondary education, while Belgium provides schooling through robust education free markets including and in some…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Development, Educational History
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Closson, Rosemary B.; Kaye, Sylvia B. – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2012
The Baha'i Faith, which was founded in 1863, holds as its purpose the awakening of humanity to invisible possibilities, providing humankind with conscious direction and hope vis-a-vis the challenges and perplexities of time (Rosen, 2010). The Baha'i writings explain that spiritual forces are the foundation of reality and that the Word of God is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Religion, Tutors, International Education
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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
Hans, Nicholas – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
This book is divided into four parts. In Part One the author considers the natural factors which have influenced the various national systems of education. They comprise racial, linguistic, geographical and economic factors. In Part Two he considers the contribution of religious traditions to education, more particularly those of the Catholic and…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Education, Influences, Economic Factors
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