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This volume summarizes the faith/learning discussion and offers a working conception of faith/integration specifically for Christian college faculty. Allen and Badley introduce the highly regarded framework of Ernest Boyer and the Carnegie Foundation. The book ends by calling the Christian college and individual professors to the vocation of teaching, shaping, and sending.
Metaphors We Teach By helps teachers reflect on the metaphors they use to think about education shape what happens in their classrooms. Students will be assessed differently if teachers think of assessment as a blessing and as justice instead of as measurement.
Focuses on helping students understand how world-views influence the interpretation of data and judges knowledge itself. Emphasis is placed on helping students develop practical skills needed to evaluate knowledge claims and integrate all knowledge into a unified whole through the touchstone of Christian truth.
A faithful educator encourages positive dispositions of the heart, mind, and spirit. The charge and responsibility of developing the hearts, minds, and spirits of those who enter classrooms, and the call to teach students, requires faithful recognition of biblical themes.
A challenge for Christian institutions of higher education is to know how to implement new models of learning for becoming professionals, while, maintaining one's Christian identity. Essays provides ideas on how to bridge the gap between professional performance and Christian faith with special attention given to worldview, spiritual and moral formation, and youth concerns.
Dunaway is a teacher-scholar who seeks to live out the vocations of professor and believer. He not only affirm the need for a clear theological vision on which to base institutional and pedagogical planning; he also stress the importance of diversity, pluralism, and true academic freedom.
Integration of Faith and Learning: Understanding Christian Learning in Tertiary Education presents perceptions and practice of students and educators of the integration of faith and learning (IFL) in Christian tertiary educational institutions. Recommends that teachers receive training to enable them to consciously practice integration of faith and learning.
Christian teachers are called to reflect the character of our c God. Teaching Redemptively challenges teachers to incorporate biblical principles into education, reflecting God's character in process and content.
Includes Christian teacher in the public school setting, study questions, new material addressing relevant issues, and the relation of the Intelligent Design debate to Christian educational philosophy.
In Faith-Based Education that Constructs readers will find a unique approach whereby constructivism may appropriately be applied to a faith-based education setting. Constructivist thought and Christian faith-based education are congruent and harmonious in significant ways.
This book communicates key concepts in straightforward language and analogies that will connect with today's college students. Brief enough to pair with other first-year texts; an ideal introduction to the Christian college experience for students, faculty, and staff.
With All Your Mind examines the key assumptions and implications of classical and contemporary philosophies with respect to education. Peterson develops an unapologetically Christian philosophy of education instilling ethics and values, and the nature of teaching and learning.
In Teaching and Christian Practices university professors describe and reflect on their efforts to allow historic Christian practices to reshape and redirect their pedagogical strategies. These teacher-authors envision ways of teaching and learning that are rooted in Christian practices and tradition.
S. Loomis and P. Spears set forth a vigorous Christian philosophy of education that seeks to transform the practice of education. Beginning with a view of human nature, they show a Christian view of education that still rightfully takes its place within the marketplace of public education.
G. G. Stronks and C. W. Joldersma have organized an array of writings and unpublished speeches with guiding principles including pieces that speak to people who struggle with what makes education truly Christian. Educating for Life portrays Wolterstorff's evolving thinking on education while paying tribute to him as one of the premier Christian philosophers of our day.