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Lewing, Morgan; Shehane, Melissa – Christian Higher Education, 2017
Service-learning is a high-impact educational practice that benefits the community, the university, and students (Jacoby, 2015). It also represents an educational practice that specifically supports the integration of Christian thought and action within Christian institutions (Schaffer, 2004). The purpose of the study was to determine the level of…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Christianity, Church Related Colleges, College Students
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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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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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Cooks, Michael – Christian Higher Education, 2010
The United States of America has a long history in higher education, but one area of its history not exhausted through research involves higher education for African Americans. Specifically, higher education for African Americans in the area of theology or biblical studies presents numerous opportunities for further research. Soon after the…
Descriptors: African Americans, Biblical Literature, Higher Education, Philosophy
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Hillman, George M. – Christian Higher Education, 2006
The problem of this study involved the identification of differences in leadership practices between master's-level students at Dallas Theological Seminary based on the independent variable of ministry leadership involvement. A total of 1,254 master's-level seminary students enrolled on the main campus of Dallas Seminary during the fall Semester…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Theological Education, Church Related Colleges, Catholic Schools
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Waller, Sharon K.; Waller, Lee Rusty – Christian Higher Education, 2004
Texas Baptists have long valued education for their pastors. The Baptist General Convention of Texas (BGCT) has over a hundred years of involvement in the support of seminaries for the training of pastoral staff. This long and rich history has led to the establishment and operation of eight regionally accredited affiliate universities offering…
Descriptors: Christianity, Protestants, Clergy, Educational Quality