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Jones, Alexander Harris – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2019
Many American evangelical college students today enter into college with a new awareness of justice-related issues. However, situating student commitments to justice in a larger discourse on critical-consciousness development is necessary for educators to assist students in their justice development. This article reviews the literature on…
Descriptors: Social Change, Religious Education, Educational Philosophy, Student Attitudes
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Espinoza, Benjamin D. – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2018
Weidman, Twale and Stein's (2001) model of graduate student socialization has served as a theoretical starting point for understanding the experiences of doctoral students. Although a number of scholars have critiqued the model for failing to account for the unique experiences of different student groups, none has specifically approached the model…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Student Attitudes, Graduate Students, Educational Experience
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Erwich, René – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2018
This article presents the results of research in the area of spiritual development of students of theology as part of their more general personal and professional life. Based on the qualitative analysis of written spiritual autobiographies, patterns and characteristics were discovered and are presented here. After presenting the outcome of the…
Descriptors: Spiritual Development, Theological Education, Autobiographies, Self Concept
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Lankshear, David W.; Francis, Leslie J.; Eccles, Emma L. – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2018
This study argues that assessment of student attitudes provides insight into the culture and climate of schools. The Francis Scale of Attitude toward Christianity was employed to explore the Christian culture and climate of Anglican church primary schools within the state-maintained sector across Wales. The analysis drew on responses from 1,899…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes, Christianity
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Grace, Emily; Griffis, Rachel B. – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2018
This article is a small empirical study based on two assignments, both involving reading and writing, in two physics courses at a Christian college. Students read theological, philosophical, and scientific arguments and produced research papers. By performing interdisciplinary intellectual work, students considered the compatibility of science and…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Christianity, College Science, Science Instruction
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Smith, Thomas Richard; Knowles, Anne Lesley – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2017
This article explores the cognitive processes by which Year 7 students (aged 11 to 13 years) use personal viewpoints to interpret and resolve life-issues. A Christian school located in the North West of Sydney wanted to find out if the proportionally higher occurrence of discipline issues in newly enrolled Year 7 students could be explained by…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Discipline, Behavior Problems, Christianity
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Mohebpour, Ida; Reysen, Stephen; Gibson, Shonda; Hendricks, LaVelle – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2017
We tested a mediated moderation model with the interaction of students' degree of religiosity and perception of the university environment as accepting of one's religion predicting satisfaction with the university mediated by positive social relations. When the university was perceived as accepting of one's religion (vs less accepting), greater…
Descriptors: Educational Experience, Religion, Correlation, Interpersonal Relationship
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Reid, Denise P. – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2015
Thirteen participants from two private universities located in the western region of the United States shared their lived experiences of being a college student who does not request accommodations. In one's educational pursuit, bullying is often experienced. While the rates of bullying have increased, students with disabilities are more likely to…
Descriptors: Bullying, Asperger Syndrome, Church Related Colleges, College Students