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Fisherman, Shraga – Religious Education, 2016
Researchers have been demonstrating interest in doubts regarding religious faith for thirty years. The current study goal was examining differences between three groups of religious male adolescents in Israel, regarding faith identity, doubts in religious faith (past and present), religious behavior, and the connection between them. Three…
Descriptors: Religion, Religious Factors, Self Concept, Multivariate Analysis
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Luby, Antony – Educational Action Research, 2014
This article examines an action research project on inter-faith dialogue within the sensitive context of Catholic pupils being taught Catholic religious education in state-funded secondary schools. Twenty pupils in S3 and S4 (Year 10 and Year 11) participated in a series of three paired conversations that focused primarily on science and religion,…
Descriptors: Action Research, Catholic Schools, Religious Education, Secondary School Students
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Lopez, Melissa – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2011
This article discusses the importance of faith-based organizations implementing comprehensive sexuality education into their ministries, including a review of a study of 5,819 religious teens by Christian Community Inc., a nonprofit research and resource development organization. The study by Christian Community Inc. had a major impact in the…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Sexuality, Religion, Spiritual Development
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Basel, Nicolai; Harms, Ute; Prechtl, Helmut; Weiß, Thomas; Rothgangel, Martin – Journal of Biological Education, 2014
Treating creationism as a controversial topic within the science and religion issue in the science classroom has been widely discussed in the recent literature. Some researchers have proposed that this topic is best addressed by focusing on sociocognitive conflict. To prepare new learning opportunities for this approach, it is necessary to know…
Descriptors: Creationism, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Science Education, Religion Studies
Patton, Madeline – American Association of Community Colleges (NJ3), 2008
This report is based on the discussions of the February 2008 "Teaching by Choice: Beyond 2 + 2" conference, convened by the American Association of Community Colleges to focus on the growing role of community colleges as providers of teacher education and source of professional development for elementary, middle and secondary teachers of science,…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Community Colleges, Elementary Secondary Education
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Larsen, Reed W.; Hansen, David M.; Moneta, Giovanni – Developmental Psychology, 2006
This study inventoried the types of developmental and negative experiences that youth encounter in different categories of extracurricular and community-based organized activities. A representative sample of 2,280 11th graders from 19 diverse high schools responded to a computer-administered protocol. Youth in faith-based activities reported…
Descriptors: Profiles, Experience, Youth, Extracurricular Activities
Miller, Faith G.; Crovello, Nicholas J.; Chafouleas, Sandra M. – Assessment for Effective Intervention, 2017
Direct Behavior Rating-Single Item Scales (DBR-SIS) have been advanced as a promising, systematic, behavioral, progress-monitoring method that is flexible, efficient, and defensible. This study aimed to extend existing literature on the use of DBR-SIS in elementary and secondary settings, and to examine methods of monitoring student progress in…
Descriptors: Response to Intervention, Progress Monitoring, Behavior Rating Scales, Report Cards