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Elliott, Gregory; McCormick, John; Bhindi, Narottam – British Journal of Religious Education, 2019
Religious education in Australian Catholic High Schools is the raison d'etre for the Catholic education system and religious education teachers are critical to this mission. This paper offers a framework for investigating the self-efficacy of religious education teachers.We first describe the nature and context of religious education in Australian…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Catholic Schools, Self Efficacy, Foreign Countries
Walker, David M. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
This study examined how Black male college athletes experience religion and spirituality as a form of support while attending a predominantly White institution (PWI). Semi-structured interviews were conducted with eight participants that self-identified with religion and spirituality as it relates to its influence on student success in college.…
Descriptors: Religious Factors, Student Experience, African American Students, College Students
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Gunara, Sandie; Sutanto, Toni Setiawan; Cipta, Febbry – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
This study aims to investigate how indigenous music education serves as an instrument of transmitting local knowledge of religious and cultural systems situated in one of the cultural heritage sites called Kampung Naga, based in West Java, Indonesia. Indigenous music education, in the existing body of literature of local knowledge, has to date…
Descriptors: Music Education, Informal Education, Islam, Ethnography
Leach, Todd A. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The Bible has long been valued and esteemed as the primary text for Christians all over the world. It tells the story of God and of the Christian faith and it provides guidance for Christians on how to live faithfully for Jesus Christ. Thus, one would expect a knowledge and understanding of the Bible to be a high priority--of utmost…
Descriptors: Clergy, Biblical Literature, Christianity, Beliefs
Cosgrove, Preston B. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
In 1971 ten Christian colleges resisted the ongoing trend of secularization within American higher education through the formation of a Consortium designed promote collaboration among Christian institutions. Since then, the Consortium has transformed into the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU), with 116 member institutions…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Protestants, Beliefs, College Faculty
Cunningham, Debra Jayne – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Using a constructivist grounded theory approach (Charmaz, 2006), this qualitative study examined how 8 female senior-level professionals employed at faith-based colleges and universities processed and navigated the experience of involuntary job loss and successfully transitioned to another position. The purpose of this research was to contribute…
Descriptors: Females, Professional Personnel, Church Related Colleges, Dismissal (Personnel)
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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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Gould, Paul – Christian Higher Education, 2014
Christian scholars inhabit at least two communities: the community of Christians and the community of scholars. Each community has its own distinctive set of beliefs, practices, and criteria for membership. To avoid incoherence, the Christian scholar seeks to understand the relationship between the two communities. The Christian, we are told, must…
Descriptors: Christianity, Scholarship, Intellectual Disciplines, Constructivism (Learning)
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Juzwik, Mary M.; McKenzie, Cori – Written Communication, 2015
Some literacy scholars have embraced rooted cosmopolitanism as a framework for educating in today's globalized and pluralistic world, where communicating across difference is an important individual and societal good. But how is the "cosmopolitan turn" in writing complicated by considering the religiosity of writing teachers and student…
Descriptors: Writing (Composition), Christianity, Beliefs, Writing Teachers
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Jelfs, Helen – Journal of Research on Christian Education, 2013
Research into the relationship between the Anglican tradition and its schools is relatively undeveloped in England. The research reported here draws on Benne's (2001) significant components of the relationship between educational institutions and their founding religious tradition to examine whether these components are a helpful way of describing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Personality, Churches, Correlation
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Bryan, Hazel; Revell, Lynn – British Journal of Educational Studies, 2011
This paper considers the way in which Christian Religious Education (RE) teachers articulate the difficulties and challenges they experience both in school and with their peers as they navigate their way through their Initial Teacher Education. The paper offers a unique exploration of the relationship between elements of the three discourses of…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Religious Education, Semi Structured Interviews, Beliefs
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Layton, Emily; Dollahite, David C.; Hardy, Sam A. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2011
This study explores adolescent religious commitment using qualitative data from a religiously diverse (Jewish, Christian, Muslim) sample of 80 adolescents. A new construct, "anchors of religious commitment," grounded in interview data, is proposed to describe what adolescents commit to as a part of their religious identity. Seven anchors of…
Descriptors: Jews, Religion, Adolescents, Muslims
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Barrett, Scott – Journal of College and Character, 2018
This research study explored how college student leaders operationalize humility in their actions and what leads individuals to act with situational humility. Using a grounded theory approach, the researcher examined the process of humility development. Based on the data collected, three main themes emerged: Faith and humility go hand in hand, a…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Leadership, Christianity, Religious Factors
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Irwansyah, Dedi – Dinamika Ilmu, 2018
English Language Teaching (ELT) practices are strongly underpinned by an epistemological view. Different beliefs on what constitute as sources of knowledge and methods of knowledge acquisition bring about different instructional implications. The case is true within the context of ELT at Indonesian Islamic higher education where the desired goals…
Descriptors: Epistemology, Higher Education, Islamic Culture, Teaching Methods
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O'Toole, Barbara – Irish Educational Studies, 2015
The 2011 "Forum on Patronage and Pluralism in the Primary Sector" presented Ireland with an opportunity to rethink the issue of patronage in Irish primary schools, as well as to consider how "religious education" might be approached in such schools in the future. This paper suggests that, for the first time since 1831, Ireland…
Descriptors: Educational History, Religious Education, Beliefs, Foreign Countries
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