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Sokol, Bryan W.; Sweetman, Leah; Wassel, Bobby; Franco, Christopher; Huffman, Tim – Christian Higher Education, 2020
Justice education in the Catholic, Jesuit tradition is filled with tensions, many of which surface in different community service contexts. Saint Louis University offers an institutional illustration of these tensions, both in the conceptual origins of justice education and in the practical ways that students make meaning from service experiences.…
Descriptors: Justice, Catholics, Service Learning, Universities
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Trentaz, Cassie J. E. H. – Christian Higher Education, 2020
Institutions of higher learning are located within the context of neighborhoods. But to what degree do they see themselves as neighbors? What does it mean to be an engaged institutional neighbor? Inspired by this question, I utilize place-based community engagement principles, combined with self-study research methods, to trace the development of…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Christianity, Social Justice, Program Descriptions
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Dirksen, Carolyn – Christian Higher Education, 2020
Community engagement through service-learning has been a mainstay of higher education for the past 20 years and has increasingly proven successful in grounding academic knowledge in community experience. This article explores how service-learning programs designed to shape students' sense of responsibility for the common good can also foster their…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Program Descriptions, Spiritual Development, Christianity
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Tillman, David R.; Foreman, Brian K. – Christian Higher Education, 2020
University efforts to galvanize work that is often siloed and disconnected across departments is supported by collaborative and creative initiatives. Campbell University's mission to support community engagement at multiple levels of university life, while also emphasizing faith and vocation, is an example of how one university is modeling this…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Outreach Programs, Transformative Learning, Service Learning
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Mann, Jessica – Christian Higher Education, 2020
Christian institutions are founded on a diverse set of historical and theological backgrounds and strive to integrate faith, learning, and living in a way that not only educates and develops students, but also responds to the Christian call of service. Community engagement, therefore, becomes a way for Christian institutions to achieve said…
Descriptors: Christianity, Church Related Colleges, Institutional Mission, Service Learning
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Tirres, Christopher D.; Schikore, Melanie C. – Christian Higher Education, 2020
This article explores the merits and challenges of a community partnership that was forged between a Religious Studies professor at DePaul University and the nonprofit Interfaith Community for Detained Immigrants (ICDI). Through this partnerhip, students in a Religious Studies class participated in a set of ICDI-related, half-day immersion…
Descriptors: Religious Factors, Partnerships in Education, College Faculty, Immigrants
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Cioffi, Todd; Haggerty, Andrew F.; Bouman, Jeffrey P. – Christian Higher Education, 2020
Equipping students for citizenship has always been a core element of American higher education. Amid financial distress, changing technology, and global interconnectivity, the project of equipping citizens is becoming increasingly disembodied. Embracing the notion that one's physical place matters, one application of an "embodied"…
Descriptors: Correctional Institutions, Higher Education, Bachelors Degrees, Program Descriptions
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LaDuca, Brian; Carroll, Charlie; Ausdenmoore, Adrienne; Keen, Justin – Christian Higher Education, 2020
This article provides an example of how the traditions and values that have long underpinned the work of Christian higher education are of particular relevance to how Christian universities might partner with communities to address critical 21st-century challenges in groundbreaking new ways. The University of Dayton's Catholic and Marianist…
Descriptors: Place Based Education, Catholics, Church Related Colleges, Institutional Mission
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Crandall, Rebecca E.; Morin, Shauna M.; Duran, Antonio; Rockenbach, Alyssa N.; Mayhew, Matthew J. – Christian Higher Education, 2020
Using data from a survey administered at 61 institutions from 2011 to 2015, we examined how campus support structures for sexual minority students (e.g., a recognized LGBTQ student organization) influence student perceptions of the campus climate for worldview diversity at Christian colleges and universities. Further, analysis of the survey data…
Descriptors: World Views, LGBTQ People, Campuses, Christianity
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Graber, Britney N. – Christian Higher Education, 2020
Underreporting of sexual assault on college campuses is a growing concern for institutions of higher education. Amnesty clauses in Title IX policies intend to reduce barriers to reporting, encouraging victims and witnesses to come forward with any knowledge or experience of an incident of sexual assault. However, little research has been conducted…
Descriptors: Rape, Disclosure, Campuses, Christianity
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Vanderwoerd, James R.; Lankhof, Kadee – Christian Higher Education, 2020
Despite an increase in the research on stalking, much is still unknown about the incidence of stalking in higher-education campus populations. Specifically, most studies report prevalence (defined as lifetime or longer-term occurrences) rather than incidence (defined as recent occurrences, often within the past year, or since being in college), or…
Descriptors: Campuses, Christianity, Church Related Colleges, Incidence
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Legg, Brian C. – Christian Higher Education, 2020
Education in the nineteenth century witnessed a revival of classical Scholasticism brought to use by many educational institutions within Europe and North America. These institutions felt a burgeoning tension among contemporary church teaching, enlightenment thinking, and the new philosophical thoughts emerging from Europe. Although…
Descriptors: Christianity, Churches, Religious Education, Criticism
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Chamberlain, Michael Allen – Christian Higher Education, 2020
More than 300,000 Chinese students attend U.S. universities annually (USDHS, 2018), many of whom reportedly "Leave China, Study in America, Find Jesus" (Zhang, 2016). However, research on this phenomenon of worldview change is thin, especially as related to the experiences of atheist or nonreligious Chinese graduate students attending…
Descriptors: Christianity, Graduate Students, Student Attitudes, Foreign Students
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Espiritu, Elena Wong; TenHaken-Riedel, Joshua P.; Brown, Renee; Frame, Tracy R.; Adam, Jamie; Koch, Allison; Lemmonds, Tamara; Dawson, Alexis; Herrera, Alexa; Jones, Katherine Markley; Myers, Courtney; Owens, Audrey – Christian Higher Education, 2020
Spirituality is foundational to healthcare practice; therefore, incorporating spirituality into healthcare education is essential to training students to treat the whole person to maximize patient outcomes. However, there is not a singularly agreed-upon definition of spirituality or description of how it should be taught within health profession…
Descriptors: Religious Factors, Allied Health Occupations Education, Graduate Students, Holistic Approach
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Foote, Laura S. – Christian Higher Education, 2020
This reflective essay addresses the use of metaphors as a creative framework through which Christian academics can change the lens for viewing our practices. Academics strive to demonstrate creativity, innovation, critical thinking, and mental keenness, while aspiring to teach our students to do the same. Often, however, the stresses and strains…
Descriptors: Christianity, Figurative Language, College Faculty, Andragogy
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