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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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Hilton, John, III; Plummer, Kenneth – Christian Higher Education, 2013
In an era in which part-time faculty are becoming a higher proportion of the teaching faculty on most campuses, this study addressed the question of whether student learning outcomes in religious education courses are significantly influenced by whether the instructor teaches in a full- or part-time capacity in the Department of Religion. We…
Descriptors: General Education, Religious Education, Outcomes of Education, Church Related Colleges
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Ashley, George; Ramirez, Octavio; Cort, Malcolm – Christian Higher Education, 2013
The purpose of this study was to identify Black Seventh-Day Adventist (SDA) college students' attitudes toward the concept of sexual abstinence. Attitude toward abstinence was operationalized as a dichotomy of acceptance or rejection of the concept as a way to order sexual behavior. The study utilized a convenience sample ("N" =…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Student Attitudes, African American Students, Religious Cultural Groups
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Davignon, Phil; Glanzer, Perry; Rine, P. Jesse – Christian Higher Education, 2013
As the conclusion to a three-part series assessing the denominational identity of American evangelical colleges and universities, this article presents findings from Phase III of the CCCU Denominational Study. Data for this research were gathered via an online survey that was completed by 3,160 full-time undergraduate students attending 16…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Christianity, Self Concept, Student Attitudes
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McCulloch, Donald S.; Savage, Alexandra; Schmal, Liz – Christian Higher Education, 2013
Impressions of admission officers toward homeschooled applicants were examined. Specifically, this study sought to ascertain whether the perceptions of admission officers adhered to the common stereotype that homeschoolers are brighter and yet socially less well-adjusted than average. The responses of 121 admission officers were analyzed across…
Descriptors: College Admission, Admissions Officers, Administrator Attitudes, Church Related Colleges
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Nussbaum, Kathleen B.; Chang, Heewon – Christian Higher Education, 2013
Social justice pertaining to diversity issues in higher education grips the nation, yet Christian higher education (CHE) has moved slowly to address the diversity in our institutions and society. Christian higher education faces the same challenges with growing diversity as secular higher education. Diversity impacts every aspect of institutional…
Descriptors: Christianity, Church Related Colleges, Religious Education, Diversity (Institutional)
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Case, Kimberly F.; Hernandez, Rebecca – Christian Higher Education, 2013
Although increasing numbers of Latino/a students are pursuing higher education, many do not persist to graduation. The disparity of Latino/a students attending and graduating from Christian colleges and universities is even more pronounced than at comparison institutions. As institutions of Christian higher education seek to increase diversity on…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Church Related Colleges, Ethnicity, Christianity
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Taylor, Deborah L.; Van Zandt, Cassandra; Menjares, Pete C. – Christian Higher Education, 2013
The past decade has evidenced significant dialogue on faith-based campuses about the persistent gap between the increasing ethnic diversity of the student population and that of the faculty. While campus administrators and leaders acknowledge the need to address this concern through faculty development, there is a disturbing lack of successful…
Descriptors: Cultural Literacy, Ethnic Diversity, Training Methods, Teaching Models
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Dahlvig, Jolyn E. – Christian Higher Education, 2013
This article is based on a 3-year narrative study that tells the stories of five women leading within the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU). Women leaders are under-represented within this sector of higher education compared to other religious and/or private higher education institutions even though women comprise…
Descriptors: Women Administrators, Church Related Colleges, College Administration, Females
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Taylor, Deborah L. – Christian Higher Education, 2013
This study explored the perspectives of faculty at six evangelical Christian universities concerning cultural diversity and how theological beliefs might impact faculty members' commitment to a culturally competent pedagogy. A mixed methods design employing both quantitative (survey) and qualitative (interviews) was utilized for data collection.…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Culturally Relevant Education, Student Diversity, College Faculty
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Perez, Joel – Christian Higher Education, 2013
A qualitative case study methodology was used to determine what drives four Christian colleges attempting to become more diverse communities and what role their mission plays in seeking the change they desire. The focus was on analyzing the tension between the institutions' missions as Christian colleges and their desire to become more ethnically…
Descriptors: Christianity, Church Related Colleges, Institutional Mission, Diversity (Institutional)
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Reyes, J. Roberto – Christian Higher Education, 2013
This paper takes a theoretical look at the relationship between ethnic identity formation, in-group ethnic affiliations, and academic achievement for students of color. To this end, the study examines the process of ethnic identity development and considers how human ecology theory, in particularly the concept of "ecocultural niches,"…
Descriptors: Christianity, Church Related Colleges, Correlation, Ethnicity
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Paredes-Collins, Kristin – Christian Higher Education, 2013
Historically, Christian colleges and universities have struggled to incorporate racial and ethnic diversity into White and homogenous campuses. Research indicates that a positive racial climate is essential to promote spiritual growth for students from diverse backgrounds. As a result, diversity is a compelling interest for Christian institutions.…
Descriptors: Christianity, Church Related Colleges, Student Diversity, Racial Composition
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Drezner, Noah D. – Christian Higher Education, 2013
Colleges and universities are increasingly relying on philanthropic contributions to allow them to continue to provide high-quality education. Christian higher education is no different. African Americans give a larger percentage of their disposable income to nonprofits than any other racial group; this giving is primarily directed to the Black…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, African Americans, Prosocial Behavior, Church Related Colleges
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Gliebe, Sudi Kate – Christian Higher Education, 2012
This paper explores the importance of emotional intelligence in Christian higher education. Specifically, it addresses possible implications between emotional intelligence skills and success in the areas of learning, mental health, and career preparation. The paper addresses the following questions: Is there a positive relationship between…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Higher Education, Academic Achievement, Empathy
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