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Glanzer, Perry L.; Cockle, Theodore F.; Graber, Britney; Jeong, Elijah; Robinson, Jessica A. – Christian Higher Education, 2019
Throughout American history, scholars called Christian higher education by other names. They used terms such as "denominational," "sectarian," "church-related," "church-sponsored," "church-based," and "church-affiliated" higher education to describe Christian higher education. What these…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Church Related Colleges, Christianity
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Roso, Calvin G. – Christian Higher Education, 2019
Service-learning (SL) is proven to have positive effects on student learning outcomes, critical thinking skills, student empathy, personal and interpersonal development, cultural awareness, and intrinsic motivation to study. Past studies on how SL is implemented have focused on either SL in the traditional classroom or the online classroom with…
Descriptors: Christianity, Church Related Colleges, Service Learning, Outcomes of Education
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Toms, Cynthia – Christian Higher Education, 2018
The challenging and rapidly evolving times in which we live require that students understand, analyze, and address the complex realities facing their nation and world. However, efforts in global learning have primarily focused on expansion of programs rather than student learning and meaningful community engagement. Building on Bouma-Prediger and…
Descriptors: Global Education, Citizen Participation, Church Related Colleges, Higher Education
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Dzubinski, Leanne – Christian Higher Education, 2018
An increasing number of published studies have drawn attention to gender disparities in various dimensions of Christian higher education. Although the majority of students on the campuses of member institutions of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU) are women, and the percentage of women holding faculty and administrative…
Descriptors: Christianity, Church Related Colleges, Disproportionate Representation, Women Faculty
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Ng, Peter Tze Ming – Christian Higher Education, 2018
This article focuses on the history of Christian higher education in China as a case study, building upon the work of scholars who have been seeking to better understand the identity and distinguishing marks of Christian higher education in a variety of settings worldwide. Although there had been 13 Christian colleges and universities in China…
Descriptors: Christianity, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Case Studies
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Daniels, Jessica R. – Christian Higher Education, 2016
Numerous studies have identified a positive correlation between employee engagement and overall organizational performance. However, research on employee engagement specifically within higher education is limited, and even less attention has been focused on engagement within the context of Christian higher education. An exploratory comparative…
Descriptors: Christianity, Higher Education, Church Related Colleges, Employee Attitudes
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Smith, Marquita; Mamiseishvili, Ketevan – Christian Higher Education, 2016
This case study research project examined efforts at three member institutions of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU), all located in the southern United States, to increase faculty diversity. The study also explored how these efforts related to institutional mission and what aspects within the history of evangelicalism…
Descriptors: Christianity, Church Related Colleges, Institutional Mission, College Faculty
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Rose, Stephanie Firebaugh; Firmin, Michael W. – Christian Higher Education, 2016
This article presents a case study of Bob Jones University (BJU), a fundamentalist Christian institution located in South Carolina that is known within the context of U.S. higher education for its conservatism on multiple levels. Our analysis traces the beliefs of the institution's founder and subsequent leaders, in addition to particular…
Descriptors: Racial Discrimination, Racial Relations, Dating (Social), Regional Characteristics
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Fletcher, Wayne L. – Christian Higher Education, 2015
This study identified the business strategies and tactics employed by three financially successful Christian institutions of higher education to drive a positive net income. In addition, this study explored the linkages between operational decisions and the institutions' Christian mission. The three institutions in this study declared an…
Descriptors: Christianity, Church Related Colleges, Institutional Mission, Educational Finance
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Choi, Dosoung – Christian Higher Education, 2015
As Korean, Japanese, and Australian universities see declining birthrates and a tapering off of the percentage of national age cohorts heading to universities, increased enrollments of international students are being pursued. As demographic changes force these universities to attract students from abroad, the globalization trend is also an…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Asian Studies, Global Education, Church Related Colleges
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Logan, Jerry; Curry, Janel – Christian Higher Education, 2015
The debate about the effectiveness of the liberal arts curriculum is centuries old, but recent financial and social pressures have placed the survival of the liberal arts in the United States at even greater risk. Using Kimball's (1995) notion of the oratorical and philosophical traditions of liberal education, this article first identifies the…
Descriptors: Liberal Arts, Global Approach, Trend Analysis, Educational Trends
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Tveit, Bodil; Karvinen, Ikali; Damsma-Bakker, Alica; Ylönen, Merja; Oosterhoff-Zielman, Marjanne; Fanuelsen, Olav; van Leeuwen, Réné – Christian Higher Education, 2015
The role of faith-based nursing education is contested in today's Northern European societies, which are often described as postmodern, pluralist, or secular. Although faith-based institutions played pioneering roles in the early development of nursing education, many today downplay their religious roots and have transformed themselves into modern…
Descriptors: Christianity, Nursing Education, Interviews, Teacher Attitudes
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McCoy, Bradley K. – Christian Higher Education, 2014
Integrating faith with academics possesses significant benefits for students, because it connects major disciplines to students' personal values and goals, prepares students to be effective and faithful professionals in their discipline and vocation, and develops students' understanding of the nature of their discipline. However, to…
Descriptors: Physics, Case Studies, Science Curriculum, Religion
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Cole, Brian E. – Christian Higher Education, 2014
This study contributes to the understanding of the structural and cultural influences of Christian college environments on student activism through the framework of symbolic interactionism (Blumer, 1969; Mead, 1934). The goal of this research was to examine how the students at Christian institutions understand and engage in activism within their…
Descriptors: Activism, Student Participation, Christianity, Church Related Colleges
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Hemmings, Brian; Hill, Doug – Christian Higher Education, 2014
In Australia, both Christian and non-Christian higher education institutions (HEIs) have experienced a rapidly changing external environment that is becoming more performance-driven, particularly in relation to faculty research. Academics working in Australian Christian HEIs often feel pressure to keep pace with their counterparts in non-Christian…
Descriptors: Christianity, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Researchers
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