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McKinney, Stephen J.; Conroy, James C. – Comparative Education, 2015
Catholic schools in Scotland have been fully state-funded since the 1918 Education (Scotland) Act. Under this Act, 369 contemporary Catholic schools are able to retain their distinctive identity and religious education and the teachers have to be approved by the Catholic hierarchy. Similar to the position of other forms of state-funded and…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Educational Finance, Catholic Schools, Foreign Countries
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Wolf, Helen M. – Journal of Catholic Higher Education, 2014
Peer ministry is often a vital component of campus ministry offices at Catholic colleges and universities. In order to determine the effectiveness of peer ministry in contributing to a student's faith development as well as her or his abilities to integrate faith intentionally and reflectively into everyday life, data were collected from…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Theological Education, Catholics, Church Related Colleges
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Hoven, Matt – Journal of Research on Christian Education, 2016
How do students use religious faith to inform their actions in competitive sport? This qualitative study critically reflects on this question based upon the thinking processes and experiences of 15-year-old participants in sports and, in turn, produces a basic conceptual framework toward the question at hand. Overall, students reported a complex,…
Descriptors: Christianity, Athletics, Athletes, Religious Education
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Brown, Maria T.; Cowart, Luvenia W. – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: In an effort to evaluate the effectiveness of faith-based health promotion programmes in educating African American women about breast cancer knowledge and risks, the local affiliate of a national breast cancer research foundation funded the Genesis Health Project (GHP) Network, a community-designed, culturally competent intervention,…
Descriptors: Cancer, Health Education, Risk, Health Promotion
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Kpobi, Lily; Swartz, Leslie – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Background: The use of traditional/alternative medicine for health care in Africa has been examined for various conditions. However, there is limited research about traditional/alternative health care for intellectual disability. The present authors explored the explanatory models (EMs) of intellectual disability held by traditional/faith healers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Health Services, Intellectual Disability, Beliefs
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Evangelinou-Yiannakis, Angela – Issues in Educational Research, 2016
A new, independent Catholic school in rural Australia has had to face significant challenges in relation to its distinct Catholic ethos and curriculum. The challenges have included resistance from parents of the School with regard to the weekly time allocation for Religious Education, the nature of the faith-based curriculum, and the way in which…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Catholic Schools, Rural Areas, Religious Discrimination
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Mambu, Joseph Ernest – Critical Inquiry in Language Studies, 2016
Based on a larger case study project at an English language teacher education program in Indonesia, this article demonstrates how Christian and non-Christian students negotiate their religious faiths in English-language-teaching (ELT) settings. In view of the critical spiritual pedagogy perspective, the current study defies dichotomizing religious…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Christianity
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Price, Kelly; Price, Julia – Journal of Academic Administration in Higher Education, 2016
When digitally marketing an online educational program, degree or course, an institution must realize the target market which it is trying to reach. However, the demographics of the online student is extremely diverse, making marketing efforts difficult. With such a demographically diverse online student population to attract, it is important to…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Spiritual Development, Religious Education, Institutional Advancement
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Castelli, Mike – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2012
Inter-faith or inter-religious dialogue takes place for a range of reasons and comes in many guises, from the reconciliatory encounter to ease rivalry, to an engagement with the other in an exploration of the meaning and purpose of the human condition. This article examines the process of dialogue in a religious education context and proposes a…
Descriptors: Religion, Religious Education, Teaching Methods, Dialogs (Language)
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Moyer, Joanne M.; Sinclair, A. John – Adult Education Quarterly: A Journal of Research and Theory, 2016
Transformative learning theory is applied in a variety of fields, including archaeology, religious studies, health care, the physical sciences, environmental studies, and natural resource management. Given the breadth of the theory's application, it needs to be adaptable to broad contexts. This article shares insights gained from applying the…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Learning Theories, Sustainability, Semi Structured Interviews
Ng, Chi Kwan; D'Souza, Clare – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
This conceptual paper provides an innovative categorization of "others" for the variable of "faith in others (FIO)". Adopted by pro-environmental and sustainability literature, FIO refers to faith in the efficacy of other actors. Examination and integration of theories on sustainable pro-environmental behavior leads to the…
Descriptors: Social Cognition, Interpersonal Relationship, Interpersonal Competence, Trust (Psychology)
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Saunders, Ruth P.; Wilcox, Sara; Jake-Schoffman, Danielle E.; Kinnard, Deborah; Hutto, Brent; Forthofer, Melinda; Kaczynski, Andrew T. – Health Education & Behavior, 2019
Faith-based settings offer opportunities for reaching populations at risk for chronic conditions and are optimal settings for dissemination and implementation (D&I) research. "Faith, Activity, and Nutrition" (FAN) is an evidence-based program designed to promote physical activity (PA) and healthy eating (HE) through church policy,…
Descriptors: Churches, Chronic Illness, Nutrition Instruction, Nutrition
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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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Rawlins, Troy A.; Ali, Rifath – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2017
A traditional classroom atmosphere, creates a paradigm in which university professors must be able to quickly identify and accommodate differences among student-learning needs to achieve favorable academic performance scores while simultaneously working within university policies regarding course deviation(s) or alteration(s) in dates and times.…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Muslims
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Sevensma, Kara; Terpstra, Marj; Gibson, Jack; Napitupulu, Isabella; Quist Nieuwsma, Elle; Siahaan, Meri Fuji; Song, Yoolim – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2018
This article examines the extent to which published Christian scholarship provides a foundation for Christian educators to critically assess and make grounded pedagogical decisions about technology. A literature survey of 26 Christian and religious journals from 1970 to 2016 reveals a limited body of scholarship that addresses the complex…
Descriptors: Christianity, Religious Education, Teaching Methods, Periodicals
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