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Jones, Alexander H.; Huff, James; Kellums Baraka, Mandy; Meitzner Yoder, Laura S. – Christian Higher Education, 2019
Historically, many North American educational engagements abroad have been entangled with colonialist logics that objectify and oppress those who live in Asia, Africa, Latin America, the Middle East, and Eastern Europe (Ogden, 2008). How does contemporary Christian higher education (CHE) programming such as study abroad and international…
Descriptors: Christianity, Higher Education, Church Related Colleges, Study Abroad
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Matthias, Laurie R. – Christian Higher Education, 2019
This article is a review of the 21st century literature on faculty development in American higher education. After briefly summarizing the history of faculty development and current trends, the majority of the article is written as advice to faculty developers synthesized into the following broad themes: (a) options for structure and offerings,…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Christianity, College Faculty, Higher Education
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Weeks, Matthew; Winningham, Katie James; Winningham, Brandon – Christian Higher Education, 2017
In this study, we investigated Benson, Donahue, and Erikson's (1993) concept of faith maturity as expressed by institutions of higher education (IHE) claiming religious affiliation. We examined the institutional mission statements of 87 schools affiliated with six Protestant denominations in search of evidence of their intention to develop the…
Descriptors: Institutional Mission, Church Related Colleges, Christianity, Correlation
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Hanesová, Dana; Hanes, Pavel – Christian Higher Education, 2017
To understand the concept of "Christian vocation" within the context of higher education in a postcommunist society, reflection on its communist and postcommunist history is necessary. Thus, the authors first present an analysis of Eastern Europe's Marxist past, specifically focusing on the external and internal impact of that past on…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Christianity, Vocational Education, Social Systems
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Bechtold, John I. – Christian Higher Education, 2017
This article describes a course taught at a U.S. Christian college located in Pennsylvania that uses "high impact practices," as described by Kuh and O'Donnell (2013), to educate students about calling. The course, titled "Created and Called for Community," is required for all incoming first-year students in their second…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Church Related Colleges, Religious Factors, General Education
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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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Hulme, E. Eileen; Groom, David E., Jr.; Heltzel, Joseph M. – Christian Higher Education, 2016
The challenges facing higher education continue to mount. The shifting of the U.S. ethnic and racial demographics, the proliferation of advanced digital technologies and data, and the move from traditional degrees to continuous learning platforms have created an unstable environment to which Christian higher education must adapt in order to remain…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Christianity, Higher Education, Church Related Colleges
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Dockery, David S. – Christian Higher Education, 2016
This article does not attempt to address the many and varied changes currently facing Christian higher education, but seeks to provide a framework for thinking about the future that is grounded in the church's heritage and tradition. Believing that the secular culture is indifferent to the Christian faith and that the Christ world tends to be…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Christianity, Traditionalism, Institutional Mission
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Herr, Meryl A. C. – Christian Higher Education, 2016
Institutions of Christian higher education are charged with helping students steward their current callings and prepare for future callings (Plantinga, 2002). Subjective knowledge, or knowledge of self, plays an important role in this sort of vocational discernment. John Dirkx's "soul work" can help educators lead their students to a…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, Christianity, Self Concept, Higher Education
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Westbrook, Timothy Paul – Christian Higher Education, 2015
Studies of the human mirror neuron system demonstrate how mental mimicking of one's social environment affects learning. The mirror neuron system also has implications for intercultural encounters. This article explores the common ground between the mirror neuron system and theological principles from the Tower of Babel narrative and applies them…
Descriptors: Reflection, Intercultural Programs, Neuropsychology, Biblical Literature
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Pillay, Gerald J. – Christian Higher Education, 2015
The relation between Christian education and the secularized public square, based on how state and church relations are typically portrayed, has been described chiefly in terms of conflict. However, in the case of church-founded schools and universities in Britain, the relationship, in practice, is more ambiguous than polarized. Arguably, there is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Christianity, Higher Education, Church Related Colleges
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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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Ostrander, Rick – Christian Higher Education, 2015
We are currently experiencing a global revolution in Christian higher education. As chronicled in Carpenter, Glanzer, and Lantinga's 2014 volume titled "Christian Higher Education: A Global Reconnaissance," Christian universities are expanding rapidly around the globe. My institution, Cornerstone University, has been involved in this…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Global Approach, Reflection, Christianity
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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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Smith, David I.; Um, Joonyong; Beversluis, Claudia D. – Christian Higher Education, 2014
This article assesses the degree to which Christian scholarship has responded to the rise of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL). To what degree, and with what kind of disciplinary and chronological distribution, have overtly Christian publications in scholarly journals evidenced a concern with questions of teaching and learning? This…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Christianity, Literature Reviews, Educational Practices
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