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Metheny, Glen A.; West, G. Bud; Winston, Bruce E.; Wood, J. Andy – Journal of Research on Christian Education, 2015
This study examined full-time faculty in Christian, faith-based colleges and universities and investigated the type of impact their participation in the decision-making process had on job satisfaction. Previous studies have examined relationships among faculty at state universities and community colleges, yet little research has been examined in…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Church Related Colleges, Universities, Christianity
Jones, Don Wayne – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Many faith-based liberal arts institutions are tuition-dependent and are forced to compete with both public institutions as well as private for-profit colleges and universities to maintain student enrollment levels. Some faith-based institutions have adopted strategic enrollment management policies and procedures that emulate the best practices…
Descriptors: Governance, Christianity, Church Related Colleges, Enrollment Management
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Ash, Allison N.; Clark, Karen; Jun, Alexander – Christian Higher Education, 2017
The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore the experiences of White administrators in Christian higher education within the United States who were active in antiracism advocacy. A team of researchers employed narrative inquiry borrowing from grounded theory approaches and interviewed eight administrators from four member institutions of…
Descriptors: Whites, Christianity, Church Related Colleges, Administrator Attitudes
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Alleman, Nathan F. – Journal of Research on Christian Education, 2015
Are faculty trained at Christian institutions better equipped to integrate their faith with their professional work? This study uses a mixed methods analysis of Council of Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) faculty survey data to analyze whether and in what ways faculty who graduate from Christian undergraduate, master's, and doctoral…
Descriptors: Christianity, Church Related Colleges, Teacher Education, Mixed Methods Research
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Starcher, Keith O. – Christian Higher Education, 2017
As the for-profit business model and a reliance on adjunct faculty continues to grow among faith-based institutions, little research exists on the differences in the characteristics of part-time online faculty in for-profit versus nonprofit environments that could provide guidance to administrators. This study utilized a descriptive,…
Descriptors: Teacher Characteristics, Part Time Faculty, Web Based Instruction, Online Courses
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Tveit, Bodil; Karvinen, Ikali; Damsma-Bakker, Alica; Ylönen, Merja; Oosterhoff-Zielman, Marjanne; Fanuelsen, Olav; van Leeuwen, Réné – Christian Higher Education, 2015
The role of faith-based nursing education is contested in today's Northern European societies, which are often described as postmodern, pluralist, or secular. Although faith-based institutions played pioneering roles in the early development of nursing education, many today downplay their religious roots and have transformed themselves into modern…
Descriptors: Christianity, Nursing Education, Interviews, Teacher Attitudes
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Cosgrove, Preston B. – Christian Higher Education, 2015
Given the volatile nature of American higher education, the need for institutions to promote a distinct purpose has become critical. For Protestant colleges and universities, the historical answer to questions of identity has traditionally been the "integration of faith and learning." Scholars have focused on this concept since its…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Religious Education, Taxonomy, Educational Theories
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Derrico, Cindy M.; Tharp, Jennifer L.; Schreiner, Laurie A. – Christian Higher Education, 2015
Research on the contribution of psychosocial factors to holistic student success in the context of the distinctive mission of Christian colleges and universities remains limited despite increased attention given to such factors in broader studies of student success. In recent years, the study of thriving has added to the measurement of…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Christianity, College Students, Student Experience
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Rine, P. Jesse – Journal of College and Character, 2012
How can evangelical Christian colleges prepare their students to lead lives of Christian faith in a postmodern world characterized by cultural heterogeneity? Fallibilist Christian spirituality is presented as an orientation that empowers students to be receptive to the insights of diverse perspectives while maintaining their personal faith…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Christianity, College Faculty, Administrators
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Powell, Elizabeth Sinclair; Tisdale, Theresa; Willingham, Michele; Bustrum, Joy; Allan, Claire – Christian Higher Education, 2012
This qualitative study involved conducting semistructured interviews with 12 students attending a Christian liberal arts college. The study sought to identify how students' Christian faith changes over the course of time they are attending college. The factors identified as potentially influencing changes in faith within students attending a…
Descriptors: College Seniors, Church Related Colleges, Liberal Arts, Gender Differences
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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
Castleman, Carson D. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The intersection of faith and learning within Christian colleges and universities is critical to the overall mission and ethos of these higher education institutions, as these concepts form their foundation. This study examines student perceptions of faith integration in online classrooms verses onsite classrooms. The students' experiences…
Descriptors: Spiritual Development, Church Related Colleges, Christianity, Higher Education
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Porter, Brian E. – Christian Higher Education, 2013
It is increasingly important to understand the fundamentals of investing and, for many, the ability to integrate faith and ethics with investing decisions. This is especially relevant for employees and students in Christian higher education. Most employees in Christian higher education are enrolled in retirement plans that obligate them to make…
Descriptors: Simulation, Ethics, Religious Factors, Christianity
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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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Lee, Christopher – Journal of Research on Christian Education, 2018
This study explored the motivation and impact of religious participation among undergraduate students at a liberal arts, faith-based institution of higher education. By reviewing current literature around the topics of motivation, religious decline, and religious participation, this research bridges the gap between two historical and categorical…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Religious Education, Student Attitudes, Phenomenology
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