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Lambert, Nathaniel M.; Dollahite, David C. – Journal of Family Issues, 2010
This article reports the development of the Faith Activities In The Home Scale (FAITHS). The initial FAITHS measure was improved on and expanded by using qualitative data of two separate samples and then empirically tested on three separate samples. Study 1 comprised two samples totaling 57 highly religious families from New England and California…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Christianity, Judaism, Islam
Cho, Young Kwan – ProQuest LLC, 2011
Church documents recognize that the Catholic teacher's faith, mediated through a teacher's commitment, is one of the crucial factors that guarantees the success of the Catholic school (Congregation for Catholic Education, 1977, 1982, 2007). A number of researchers support this view with their findings (Ciriello, 1987; Tarr, 1992; Tiernan, 2000).…
Descriptors: High Schools, Catholic Schools, Catholics, Intimacy
Stevens, Carla R. – ProQuest LLC, 2014
Accessing and assessing the controlling beliefs of teachers about the role of faith in curriculum decisions is an essential first step in efforts to address the gap between the faith integration mission of Christian schools and actual practices (Boerema, 2011). Without intervention, teachers' beliefs about teaching--shaped by early classroom…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Beliefs, Religion, Curriculum Development
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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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Madhlangobe, Lewis; Gordon, Stephen P. – NASSP Bulletin, 2012
This study describes how a culturally responsive school leader promoted equity in a racially and linguistically diverse school. The authors shadowed Faith, an assistant principal, and did follow-up interviews with her after each day of shadowing. They observed teachers in their classrooms, conducted multiple interviews with teachers and parents,…
Descriptors: Caring, Leadership, Assistant Principals, Teacher Attitudes
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Gordon, Sheila C.; Arenstein, Benjamin – International Review of Education, 2017
With societal changes rapidly transforming cultures that had been largely homogenous, today's multi-cultural--and in particular interfaith--families need new educational strategies to help them understand their cultural roots and identify and clarify what aspects of their heritages they wish to nurture and transmit to their children. This paper…
Descriptors: Intergroup Relations, Cultural Pluralism, Cultural Differences, Judaism
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Peters, Michael A.; Jandric, Petar – Open Review of Educational Research, 2017
Dewey was perhaps the foremost theorist and advocate of participatory democracy as an ethical ideal based on a belief and faith in human experience as a general theory of education that would generate the requisite aims and methods for what he called "organized intelligence" and what we might call today "collective…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Educational Theories, Democracy, Educational History
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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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Stuger, Jerry – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2019
Religious beliefs and faith in high-functioning autistic persons are analyzed by discussing the work and biography of Franz Kafka. It enables researchers to differentiate between how autistic and non-autistic persons experience and express religious beliefs and spiritual issues because Kafka as an autistic person also wrote about these topics in…
Descriptors: Religious Factors, Religion, Beliefs, Autism
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Tran, Lynn Uyen; Gupta, Preeti; Bader, David – Journal of Museum Education, 2019
It is through the collective work of museum educators that an organization grows its social capital in its local community and beyond its physical footprint. Given the significant contributions of museum educators to an institution's outcomes, we argue for a shift in mindset on investing in their growth and development. We share our reasoning for…
Descriptors: Museums, Nonschool Educational Programs, Educational Development, Professional Development
Eager, Johanna – Educational Leadership, 2019
Intersectionality describes how the overlap of an individual's identities impacts the way he or she moves--and is regarded--in the world. We know that students face unique challenges based on aspects of their identities, such as race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, socioeconomic status, immigration status, and ability. But it is critical…
Descriptors: Identification (Psychology), Barriers, At Risk Students, Gender Issues
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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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