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Cedarville University: Defining Legacies, Barbara L. Loach Nov 2014

Cedarville University: Defining Legacies, Barbara L. Loach

Histories of Cedarville University

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Cedarville University And The Legacy Of Christian Higher Education In America, Barbara L. Loach Nov 2014

Cedarville University And The Legacy Of Christian Higher Education In America, Barbara L. Loach

English, Literature, and Modern Languages Faculty Publications

From the colonial period on through the 19th century, there existed a vital connection between faith and learning in higher education in America; virtually every private institution of higher learning founded during that period had a religious affiliation. At the same time, higher education was generally only the privilege of white males, with few opportunities afforded to females or people of color. Evangelical leaders, however, believed that the education of women was critical to the development of the nation and, after the Civil War, were also instrumental in the foundation of many historically Black colleges. Cedarville University, in Cedarville, Ohio ...


Influences Of An Honors Program On Students At A Faith-Based University: A Qualitative Study, Carla Gaines Apr 2013

Influences Of An Honors Program On Students At A Faith-Based University: A Qualitative Study, Carla Gaines

Master of Education Research Theses

American colleges and universities, including faith-based institutions, continue to actively recruit gifted college students through educational opportunities such as honors programs. Other research also indicates that the college campus context, challenging academic experiences, and diverse social interactions can have varying effects on students’ psychosocial development. Understanding the influences of these multiple factors on honors students can potentially provide insights into the effectiveness of these programs and their objectives. Using a qualitative research design, this study investigated the experiences and perceptions of honors students at a faith-based university. The participants indicated that through the honors program they were encouraged to pursue ...


Christian Education In The 21st Century: Renewing A Transformational Vision, Gabriel J. Pethtel Aug 2011

Christian Education In The 21st Century: Renewing A Transformational Vision, Gabriel J. Pethtel

Master of Education Research Theses

The findings of this research include educational concepts synthesized from interviews with several contemporary Christian school leaders including, D. Bruce Lockerbie, Jeff Woodcock, Janet Lowrie Nason, Barret Mossbacker, Bob Gresh, Rick Bernhardt, Randy Ross, Chirs Cleveland, Dr. Jane Duffey, Dr. John Foreman, and Dr. Marck Eckel. The voices of these educators are combined with literary points made by foundational Christian school leaders in years past, such as Frank E. Gaebelein, Roy W. Lowrie, Roussas J. Rushdoony, Cornelius Van Til, and Gene Garrick, to renew a transformational vision for Christian education in the 21st century. Research findings promote a call to ...


Worldview As Worship: The Dynamics Of A Transformative Christian Education, Eddie K. Baumann Jan 2011

Worldview As Worship: The Dynamics Of A Transformative Christian Education, Eddie K. Baumann

Faculty Books

Worldview as Worship contends that the approach taken by most evangelical educators to the issue of worldview transformation has neglected to address two fundamental components of worldviews. First, that our initial worldviews are not philosophical systems but rather faith dispositions and that worldview transformation cannot simply present the biblical worldview as a more rational or logical system, but must address issues of the heart as well as the mind. Second, unlike philosophies that are individual, worldviews are communal and are learned and transformed within the context of community practice. Appealing to Paul's teaching in Romans 12:1-2, Worldview as ...


A Comparative-Qualitative Research Analysis Of Character Education In The Christian School And Home Education Milieu, Gretchen M. Wilhelm May 2005

A Comparative-Qualitative Research Analysis Of Character Education In The Christian School And Home Education Milieu, Gretchen M. Wilhelm

Master of Education Research Theses

This qualitative study provides a phenomenological perspective and comparative analysis of character education within the Christian school and home education milieu. The study is based on semi-structured interviews of fifty-two individuals (N = 52) representative of a sampling of Christian educators from four private, evangelical Christian Schools (n = 26) and area home educating families (n = 26). The intent of the researcher was to bring attention to the importance for Christian educators to come to terms with the worldview from which the desire to educate Christian youth in a separate moral community originates. Although the purpose and intent of both sets of ...