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Smith, Dan – Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 2013
The central proposition of this article is that Manitoba's faith-based higher education institutions have become more accepted by, and more closely integrated into, the mainstream post-secondary system in the province. Drawing on theoretical work explaining change in higher education systems, the article examines legislative and policy actions by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Universities, Postsecondary Education as a Field of Study
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Glanzer, Perry L. – Religious Education, 2013
Since 2008 the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) has launched investigations into five Canadian faith-based universities to determine if they violate CAUT's particular understanding of academic freedom. The source of the violation concerns the universities' faith-based hiring requirements, which CAUT maintains violates the…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Teacher Selection, Foreign Countries, Criticism
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Thomas, Victor F.; Ssendikaddiwa, Joseph M.; Mroz, Martin; Lockyer, Karen; Kosarzova, Karin; Hanna, Carolyn – Journal of International Students, 2018
Leading institutional pedagogies and practices tend to approach increasing international student populations from a deficit-based model, which focuses on the adaptation, acculturation, and assimilation of international students to the dominant host culture. We believe a better approach to improve international and domestic students' interaction is…
Descriptors: Interaction, Peer Relationship, Foreign Students, Models
Sivasubramaniam, Malina, Ed.; Hayhoe, Ruth, Ed. – Symposium Books, 2018
Despite the increased trend towards secularization in state schooling, issues of religion and spirituality have remained important. Increased pluralism within societies through expanding migration patterns is changing the religious and cultural contours of many countries in Europe and North America, and is creating a need for a deeper…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Religious Education, Religion
Sivasubramaniam, Malini, Ed.; Hayhoe, Ruth, Ed. – Symposium Books, 2018
Despite the increased trend towards secularisation in state schooling, issues of religion and spirituality have remained important. Increased pluralism within societies through expanding migration patterns is changing the religious and cultural contours of many countries in Europe and North America, and is creating a need for a deeper…
Descriptors: Religion, Religious Factors, Spiritual Development, Religious Cultural Groups
Cowin, Bob – Online Submission, 2010
Traces the development of continuing education and contract training in publicly funded postsecondary institutions in British Columbia, Canada. The first section describes the changing orientation over time, while the second half considers themes across all categories of institution. The appendix describes each institution individually. This…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Continuing Education, Contract Training, Foreign Countries
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Hiebert, Al – Christian Higher Education, 2010
The Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) has recently been challenging a growing roster of member universities of the Christian Higher Education Canada, Inc. (CHEC) that their institutional confessional statements of faith violate the CAUT policy on academic freedom, which CAUT regards as essential to what it means to be a university…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Universities, Foreign Countries, Public Colleges
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Bista, Krishna, Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
Today, millions of students cross geographic, cultural, and educational borders for their higher education. Trends of international student mobility are significant to universities, educators, business leaders, and governments to increase revenue and campus diversity in the global marketplace. As such, it is vital to examine recent trends in…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Mobility, Foreign Countries, Trend Analysis
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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
Cowin, Bob – Online Submission, 2009
Traces the development of faith-based postsecondary institutions in British Columbia, Canada, that offer programs of a duration that is equivalent to at least one semester of full-time study. The programs they offer are not restricted to religion, but all institutions bring an explicitly religious perspective to their curriculum. Institutions are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Theological Education, Postsecondary Education, Church Related Colleges
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Cho, Christine L. – Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, 2010
Teachers in Canadian schools are over-representative of the dominant group: white, middle class, heterosexual, able-bodied, Christian and Canadian born (Bascia, 1996). Yet, Canada is a multi-ethnic, multi-racial, multi-faith and multi-linguistic country. In the last 5-7 years faculties of education have been accepting increasing numbers of…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Linguistics, Foreign Countries, Immigrants
Schuman, Samuel – National Collegiate Honors Council, 2013
Although honors students are highly motivated and intellectually promising, they are not empty cognitive vessels ready to be filled with professorial knowledge. They are, instead, complex, multifaceted young people, sometimes troubled, often delighted and delightful. While at college they are learning how to live their lives not just as…
Descriptors: Honors Curriculum, Holistic Approach, Undergraduate Students, Wellness
Boughan, Mark Arthur – ProQuest LLC, 2009
Institutions of higher education are required to initiate student outcomes assessment programs. Such programs are more complex in Bible colleges due to concerns related to spiritual and religious development and the lack of appropriate related assessment tools. Further, as there are indications that religious development may result in increased…
Descriptors: Authoritarianism, Biblical Literature, Emotional Intelligence, College Students
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Osakwe, Carlton; Keavey, Kalen; Uzoka, Faith-Michael; Fedoruk, Alan; Osuji, Joseph – Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 2015
In this paper, we report findings on the contemporary idea of a university as defined by the relative importance of teaching, research, service, and collegiality in teaching-intensive universities. We also investigate Boyer's model of scholarship relative to the research--teaching--service nexus. Our findings show that while research is embraced…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Responsibility, Scholarship