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Hammond, Michael D. – Christian Higher Education, 2019
The Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU) is the most successful higher education organization to emerge from the modern American evangelical movement. Especially within the context of the United States, higher education has been a key element of neo-evangelicalism since the 1940s. Rather than choosing "between"…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Higher Education, Christianity, Religious Factors
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Lang, Charlotte S.; Holzmann, Gwetheldene; Hullinger, Hallett; Miller, Mary Lou; Norton, Timothy D. – Christian Higher Education, 2019
This study investigated how an authentic assessment program was used to examine student learning outcomes within the context of a Christian university's institutional mission, core values, and distinctive qualities. For the purposes of this study, an authentic assessment program is defined as assessing student-produced work within the context of…
Descriptors: Institutional Mission, Outcomes of Education, Christianity, Church Related Colleges
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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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Carter, Jennifer L. – Christian Higher Education, 2019
This article is the second in a two-part series and focuses on the predictors of religious struggle among students attending evangelical institutions. Of the 900 religiously-affiliated colleges and universities in the United States, a significant portion of institutions (approximately 118) are members of the Council for Christian Colleges &…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Christianity, Church Related Colleges, Student Attitudes
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Lewing, James Morgan – Christian Higher Education, 2019
Service-learning is an educational strategy that aligns with the mission of Christian higher education, yet requires the support of multiple constituencies in order to become institutionalized and fully sustained. Faculty members are central to the implementation of service-learning, and they are influential in the institutionalization process.…
Descriptors: Christianity, College Faculty, Service Learning, Institutional Mission
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Guthrie, David S. – Christian Higher Education, 2018
Charles Gutenson's convicting words motivated me to attempt this essay. He writes: "If we are to engage in serious dialogue about the relationship between Christian faith and our [public] commitments, we must invest more energy in bringing Scripture to bear on them" (2011, p. 9). The common good seems a common conversation these days. To…
Descriptors: Christianity, Church Related Colleges, Religious Education, Biblical Literature
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Schreiner, Laurie A. – Christian Higher Education, 2018
This article presents the results of an analysis of recent survey data collected from CCCU students and alumni to address the research question, "To what extent are CCCU students and alumni significantly different from their counterparts in other types of universities, based on data collected through national surveys?" Survey data from…
Descriptors: Educational Benefits, Higher Education, Christianity, Religious Education
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Mobley, Jennifer Scott; Rine, P. Jesse; Kemeny, P. C.; Messer, H. Collin – Christian Higher Education, 2018
Evangelical colleges and universities situated in rural communities are uniquely positioned to bridge the ever-widening cultural, economic, and political divide that threatens American democracy. However, success in this endeavor will require an appreciation for what it means to be a neighbor in this particular context. Thus, this article begins…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Universities, Christianity, Rural Areas
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M. O'Connor, Candy – Christian Higher Education, 2018
In the midst of numerous global uncertainties, leaders are expected to have the ability to articulate a compelling vision of a preferred future that energizes and engages followers. In fact, Kouzes and Posner (2009) have argued that "Being forward-looking--envisioning exciting possibilities and enlisting others in a shared view of the…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Leadership, Leadership Styles, Christianity
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Graham McMinn, Lisa – Christian Higher Education, 2018
What does it look like to cultivate a community in right relationship with God? In taking the focus off individual members and placing it on the community itself, we recognize that the whole of a university is greater than the sum of its parts, and that individual parts are repeatedly and continually shaped and defined by the whole. Being in right…
Descriptors: Christianity, Spiritual Development, Biblical Literature, Religious 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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Roels, Shirley J. – Christian Higher Education, 2017
Theologies of vocation are essential in order to explore questions of purpose, values, and direction with college and university students. Given that educational institutions have embedded values and perspectives, some higher education cultures are more effective than others in fostering a student's sense of life calling. In this article, I…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Private Colleges, Institutional Mission, Profiles
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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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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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Reynolds, John; Wallace, Jon – Christian Higher Education, 2016
The focus of this article centers on three specific themes of disruption that are likely to affect the future of Christian higher education. The first theme examines the juxtaposition of faith-based institutional identity and its influence on a post-modern society. The second theme explores the disaggregation of traditional faculty functions and…
Descriptors: Christianity, Higher Education, Church Related Colleges, Student Characteristics
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