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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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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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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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Titarchuk, Victor N. – Christian Higher Education, 2011
This is a case study of the historical development of a private Christian faith-based school of higher education in post-Soviet Russia from its conception in 1990 until 2010. This binational school was founded as Russian-American Christian University (RACU) in 1996. In 2003, business and economics as well as social work undergraduate academic…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Liberal Arts, Case Studies
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Ng, Peter Tze Ming – Christian Higher Education, 2009
The Christian missionary movement is a kind of global movement that aims to evangelize the whole world; hence the concept of globalization can be useful for the study of Christianity as a worldwide movement. However, recent studies have suggested another equally important concept: the process of localization, which runs parallel to the process of…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Higher Education, Nationalism, Christianity
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Glanzer, Perry L.; Cimpean, Claudiu – Christian Higher Education, 2009
Despite the fact that Baptists originated in 17th-century Europe, until recently Baptists had never established a liberal arts college or university in Europe. This essay explains what events took place to change this situation in Romania, the country where the first European Baptist university recently originated. It then undertakes a case study…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Christianity, Protestants, Educational History
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Starcher, Richard L. – Christian Higher Education, 2006
Seminaries and graduate schools of theology in many non-Western contexts are launching new doctoral programs. Many of these schools are younger and smaller than their Western counterparts and function in contexts with less developed infrastructures. Are they ready to offer doctorates? This case study seeks to answer that question with regard to…
Descriptors: Theological Education, Doctoral Programs, Case Studies, Readiness