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Mason, Andrew – Theory and Research in Education, 2018
Faith schools in England are often regarded as ill-suited to cultivating the abilities, attitudes, and dispositions required for living together harmoniously in an ethnically and religiously diverse society. These concerns might be formulated in terms of the thesis that faith schools in England are considerably sub-optimal for the cultivation of…
Descriptors: Prosocial Behavior, Religious Education, Cultural Pluralism, Values
Cho, Young Kwan – ProQuest LLC, 2011
Church documents recognize that the Catholic teacher's faith, mediated through a teacher's commitment, is one of the crucial factors that guarantees the success of the Catholic school (Congregation for Catholic Education, 1977, 1982, 2007). A number of researchers support this view with their findings (Ciriello, 1987; Tarr, 1992; Tiernan, 2000).…
Descriptors: High Schools, Catholic Schools, Catholics, Intimacy
Fraser, Jasmine J. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Problem: Though widespread studies have been conducted on the psycho-socio-cultural effects of family systems functioning on individuals' developmental outcomes, there is limited discussion on the direct correlations between family relational encounters and adolescents' development of faith and life values. The effects of dialectical interplay…
Descriptors: Religious Factors, Beliefs, Family Relationship, Individual Development
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Watts, Richard E. – Counseling and Values, 2011
Given that constructivist approaches to counseling and religious faith traditions have divergent views regarding the understanding and perception of reality, the question arises, "Can a counselor embrace both a constructivist counseling approach and a particular religious tradition?" Using a diversity within unity perspective, the author argues…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Religion, Counseling, Models
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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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Sai, Youcef – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2018
Islam is the fastest growing faith in the Republic of Ireland, with the number of adherents reported in 2012 at 50,000. However, despite this number there are only three Muslim primary schools. Empirical research on Muslim schools in Ireland is currently very limited. This article aims to provide insight and understanding into the role of ethos as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Islam, Muslims, Religious Education
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Haynes, Charles C. – Social Education, 2013
An innovative program for schools that promotes respect and understanding between major religions enables students to engage with peers around the world via videoconferencing. Using videoconferencing and online community, "Face to Faith" enabled students from across the globe to learn from, with, and about one another. In the 2013-2014…
Descriptors: Peace, Teaching Methods, Workshops, Student Attitudes
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Taber, Keith S. – School Science Review, 2017
This article considers the relationship between belief and learning science. It is argued that belief in science (as a process) needs to be distinguished from belief in particular scientific ideas and knowledge claims. Scientific knowledge is theoretical and provisional--something to be adopted for its utility, not as articles of faith. The…
Descriptors: Scientific Literacy, Misconceptions, Beliefs, Scientific Attitudes
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Radford, Mike – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2012
The problems that this article seeks to address are those that are raised in the context of the bilateralism that is established when we think in terms of secularism as primarily orientated towards reason and post secularism, towards faith. The objective of the article is to show that the distinction between the two can be collapsed. Post…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Beliefs, Postmodernism, Spiritual Development
Wagner, Tracy A. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
While progress towards advancing women to private college and university presidencies now stands at 27.3% (Gagliardi, Espinosa, Turk, & Taylor, 2017), more needs to be done to encourage women to pursue these top leadership positions. This study's purpose was to more fully describe the relationship between the inner lives/spiritual practices of…
Descriptors: Females, Women Administrators, College Presidents, Private Colleges
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Lederhouse, Jillian N. – Educational Horizons, 2012
Teaching in a public school today is far more complicated than it was in the mid-1950s. At that time, rural communities tended to be more homogeneous. Immigrants in major cities also tended to assimilate into well-established ethnic and religious neighborhoods, with each group sending their children to attend the local public school. The cultural…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Public School Teachers, Beliefs, Christianity
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Reichard, Joshua D. – Religious Education, 2014
This article comprises an empirical case study of student religiosity in the context of urban school choice. The purpose of this study was to compare student religiosity in a racially diverse religious private school to determine whether religious faith is a unifying factor across racial categories. Insofar as school choice has been called…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Religious Factors, Urban Schools, Religious Education
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Nagy, Andrea; Ostrander, Raymond; Kijai, Jimmy; Matthews, John – Journal of Research on Christian Education, 2017
This study sought to determine the relationship between adolescents' involvement in service to others and their commitment to religious values and Seventh-day Adventist beliefs. Canonical correlation indicated that adolescents' involvement in service to others is significantly related to their commitment to religious values and beliefs. Results…
Descriptors: Correlation, Christianity, Religious Factors, Values
Johnson, Bernadeia H. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Six African American female superintendents who had served as superintendents in at least 2 school districts were interviewed to understand ways in which they responded to barriers and adversity in their roles, with a particular emphasis on issues related to sexism and racism. Study participants shared that they work to engage the community and…
Descriptors: Stakeholders, Gender Bias, Values, Ethics
Vandegriff, Steve R. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
There has been debate over generally accepted values, not only in the context of education, but also within the context of those who are considered people of faith. This study is an investigation to determine if there are any differences between the two contexts, with responses being drawn from students enrolled in a required introductory…
Descriptors: Values, Comparative Analysis, College Freshmen, Educational Environment
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