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Su, Feng – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2018
This article proposes a conceptualisation of dialogic spaciality, and advances our understandings of the dynamic interplay of dialogic space (where meaningful conversations take place) and place (a geographic location) and the influence these have on academic life. The conceptualisation is developed from a qualitative study which focused on the…
Descriptors: Geographic Location, Correlation, Dialogs (Language), Christianity
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Arthur, James – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2008
This article looks at the contemporary rationale for faith-based universities. There has certainly been a new openness to issues in religion within higher education more generally. Religious influence and involvement in higher education continues to be extensive and manifests itself through the presence of believing Christians, Jews and Muslims in…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Muslims, Jews, Educational Principles
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Lee, Ellen Suzanne – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2010
This research begins to operationalise eight institutional core values at a mid-sized, Midwestern Catholic university. The survey sought examples of ways in which the graduate students in a master of arts in teaching and leadership programme had and/or had not experienced the institutional core values with the same professor during their…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Catholic Schools, Graduate Students, Masters Degrees
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Schoffstall, James; Ackerman, Beth – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2007
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of an undergraduate adapted physical education course on the attitudes of pre-service physical educators toward individuals with disabilities using the Physical Educators Attitude toward Teaching Individuals with Disabilities, third edition. The participants for this study were 108 students…
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Physical Education, Education Courses, Disabilities
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Ferrari, Joseph R.; Cowman, Shaun E. – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2004
Across three studies, the development of a reliable and valid measure of perceptions by students of an urban, private, faith-based teaching university's mission and values was assessed. Study 1 presented scale construction and reliability of the DePaul Values Inventory (DeVI) with undergraduates (n = 111), yielding a final 22-item rating scale…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Social Desirability, Institutional Mission, Validity
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Richardson, Norman – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2008
The separate and parallel systems of schooling in Northern Ireland that largely reflect Protestant/Catholic divisions have been much criticised on the grounds that they have failed to promote social cohesion. These divisions are also evident in teacher education provision and attempts to offset the negative effects of this separation have made…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Student Teachers, Foreign Countries, Teacher Educators