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Educational Psychology

2010

Theses/Dissertations

Spirituality

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Spiritually Strengthening Learning Environments In Higher Education, Seth A. Martinez Dec 2010

Spiritually Strengthening Learning Environments In Higher Education, Seth A. Martinez

Theses and Dissertations

This qualitative thesis brings attention to a phenomenon that is largely neglected in the world of higher education: the faith-intellect relationship. The main purpose of this multiple-case study is to provide a rich description of what a highly spiritually strengthening learning environment in higher education looks and feels like to those participating. In essence, the researcher provides a vicarious experience for the reader. A learning environment that fosters spiritually strengthening experiences for the students is one in which the student-teacher interactions are of high quality and in which the attributes possessed by both the professor and students are manifest through ...


Client-Rated Helpfulness Of Two Approaches For Addressing Religious Concerns In Therapy, Alice Fridman Jul 2010

Client-Rated Helpfulness Of Two Approaches For Addressing Religious Concerns In Therapy, Alice Fridman

Theses and Dissertations

Multicultural competence is widely considered to be an integral part of psychological research, theory, training, and effective as well as ethical practice. While some specific components of culture have received significant attention in multicultural literature and practice, religion remains an often-neglected component of culture, with little research, training, and practical guidelines available on the topic. The current study investigated potential therapy clients' perceptions of the helpfulness of two different therapist approaches to addressing religious concerns in order to identify the approach that clients find more helpful and promote its use in practice and training. One approach was characterized by basic ...