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Soutar, Louise – Language and Intercultural Communication, 2010
Voluntary religious conversion is a topic of great interest and fascination. However, this fascination is increased when the religion is Islam and the convert is female. Through the use of three in-depth interviews, this research hopes to answer the following questions: how much does a dissatisfaction with typical British individualism contribute…
Descriptors: Individualism, Islam, Religious Factors, Females
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Bond, Jennifer – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2016
Purpose: This work investigated the narratives of development extensionists in relation to natural resource conflict, in order to understand the competing discourses surrounding the wicked problems of natural resource management in Laikipia County, Kenya. Methodology: Q methodology was used to elicit the conflict narratives present among extension…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Governance, Leadership, Natural Resources
Gregory, Shelley E. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The purpose of this current case study was to document how women presidents of private Texas colleges and universities describe their leadership. The percentage of Texas women presidents (24.3%) closely mirrors the U.S. national average (26.4%) of women presidents of colleges and universities, yet the percentage of Texas women presidents of…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Women Administrators, College Presidents, Family Work Relationship
Shores, Jonathan Eagle, Jr. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Colleges and universities across the United States are turning to non-traditional programs to help keep revenue afloat as traditional-aged students drop in numbers. As colleges turn to this source of revenue, many are doing so without proper guidance or evaluation of recent, relevant research on best practices for how to evaluate marketing…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Best Practices, Marketing, Interviews
Paisner-Roffman, Heidi – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Changes in policy and practice that originated with the 2004 Reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act ([IDEA], US Department of Education) created systems that exposed students to earlier and more consistent research-based intervention (Fuchs & Vaughn, 2012) thereby reducing the rate and increasing the mean age of…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Reading Difficulties, Case Studies, Comparative Analysis
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Keddie, Amanda – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2014
This paper explores issues of equity and group identity at "Hamilton Court," a large comprehensive multi-faith and multi-cultural school located in England. The exploration draws on data gathered from a study that examined the conditions, structures and practices associated with productively addressing issues of justice and cultural…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Justice, Ethnic Diversity, Whites
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Slater, Charles; Potter, Ian; Torres, Nancy; Briceno, Fernando – Management in Education, 2014
This article is an examination of two social justice leaders, one in Costa Rica and one in England. It is part of the International Study of Leadership Development Network, a multi-nation study of social justice and educational leadership. A brief discussion of the philosophy of social justice and an examination of the macro and micro context in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Justice, Comparative Education, Administrator Attitudes
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Kuusisto, Arniika; Kallioniemi, Arto – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2014
This article examines Finnish pupils' views of religious education (RE) in a pluralistic educational context. The focus is on pupils' views of the aims and different approaches to RE in a multi-faith school. The study utilised a mixed method approach, combining quantitative and qualitative data. It employed a survey (n = 1301) and interviews (n =…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Mixed Methods Research, Interviews, Foreign Countries
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Levitt, Mairi; Muir, Fiona – British Journal of Religious Education, 2014
In England and Wales, religious education (RE) in non-faith schools has gradually changed from Christian education to the study of many religions and philosophies. However, the core values of RE have continued to be related to concerns about social cohesion and the building of shared values. The article briefly discusses changes in RE since 1944…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Religious Education, Educational History, Educational Change
Cooper, Kenneth J. – Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 2011
This article profiles Dr. Norman Francis and describes how his longevity, strategic planning and vision as president of Xavier University bring academic and financial success. Higher education leaders say his 43 years at the Catholic HBCU in New Orleans is an increasingly rare example of the benefits possible from a lengthy presidency. It takes…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Higher Education, College Presidents, Leadership Effectiveness
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Daha, Maryam – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2011
The data drawn from interviews with 55 second-generation Iranian American adolescents revealed that pride in ancient Persian culture, the adolescents' physical characteristics, perceived stereotypes, and community point of reference all combined to affect ethnic identity as well as to reinforce a sense of ethnic loyalty. The contextual factors…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Religion, Jews, Cultural Activities
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Hiebert, Al – Christian Higher Education, 2011
In July 2007 Ipsos Reid delivered to Christian Higher Education Canada (CHEC) a report entitled "Christian Post-Secondary Education in Canada, Phase 3: Defining the Market". This article is a selective summary of the full 353-page report. It tabulates and analyzes findings from 1,000 phone interviews and 6,689 online surveys from six…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Religious Education, Interviews
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Casson, Ann – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2011
The present article highlights one of the challenges faced by the Catholic Church in maintaining the Catholicity of Catholic schools in England, that is to say, the students' construction of a fragmented Catholic identity from elements of the Catholic faith tradition. The article explores Catholic students' perceptions of their Catholic identity.…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Catholics, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Brandes, Melissa Ann – Religious Education, 2018
Healthy adolescent spiritual development is being hindered both by U.S. culture, which demands conformity to unattainable standards, and by the failure of the Church to become relevant in the lives of young people. This article explores how the alternative religious community found at a Christian summer camp can lead to positive growth in the…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Teaching Methods, Spiritual Development, Churches
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Bailey, Frank S.; Yocum, Russell G. – Journal of Research on Christian Education, 2015
The purpose of this personal experience as a narrative investigation is to describe how an auditory processing learning disability exacerbated--and how spirituality and religiosity relieved--suicidal ideation, through the lived experiences of an individual born and raised in the United States. The study addresses: (a) how an auditory processing…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Listening Comprehension, Auditory Perception, Spiritual Development
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