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resources regarding the history of Seventh-day Adventist education


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    The Blueprint - The Colorful History of an Adventist Metaphor Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "The debate about blueprint will continue, but as we better understand its history and the principles God has given for the operation of Adventist schools, we will improve our understanding of the issue, which will result in enlightened conversation and...

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    A Commentary on Purpose, Principle and Change in Adventist Education, Part I Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Has the leopard changed its spots? Why do Adventist schools now differ so dramatically from the earlier ones? What has been the nature of change in Adventist education? These questions repeatedly arose while Floyd Greenleaf was writing In...

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    A Commentary on Purpose, Principle, and Change in Adventist Education, Part II Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In this second of a two-part series, the author focuses on the underlying principles of Adventist education and how change relates to them. The first article, Has the Leopard Changed...

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    A Quick Guide to Adventist Resources on the Internet Grade 7-Lifelong
    This article aims to direct teachers to Seventh-day Adventist resources to use for their courses, lectures, or devotionals. Brief descriptions are paired with website links on various topics

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    A study of selected administrative issues in the history and development of Newbold College Tertiary
    Problem: Newbold College, England, has existed since 1902. No detailed study has been made of its development, even though it has played a major part in the preparation of the Seventh-day Adventist work force in large areas of Europe and elsewhere....

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    A study of Seventh-day Adventist education in Denmark Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The purpose of this study was to determine attitudes toward SDA education among ministers, educators, and other SDA church members in Denmark. Questionnaires were mailed to all ministers and educators and a random sample of lay members in the Seventh-day Adventist...

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    A System in Search of Identity Tertiary-Lifelong
    A historical perspective on SDA higher education and how its current direction has been largely shaped by the results of two identity crises. The results of the first led Adventist colleges to become liberal arts institutions rather than Bible colleges and...

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    Behold, the Stone! John Byington and the Beginnings of Adventist Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A biography of John Byington, the founder of the first Adventist school in America in 1853 and the first president of the General Conference. Martha Byington-Amadon, the first teacher, started what now constitutes the largest parochial school system in the...

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    Black Seventh-day Adventists and Christian Schooling Grade 1-Lifelong
    Brantley recounts the humble origins of Seventh-day Adventist schools for American Black children and youth in North America, examines more recent developments, and suggests courses of action for the present and the future of this movement in regional conferences....

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    Book Review - In Passion for the World Kindergarten-Lifelong
    A review of In Passion for the World: A History of Seventh-day Adventist Education by Floyd Greenleaf. This book is the first comprehensive history of Seventh-day Adventist...

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    Education as an Entering Wedge Lifelong
    Catch a glimpse of what Adventist schools are doing in India.

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    Education for What? Thoughts on the Purpose and Identity of Adventist Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Knight provides an overview of the general, spiritual, and apocalyptic goals of Adventist education. He notes that Ellen White emphasized the importance of focused Christian education for bringing change to our world. The focus that brings change requires...

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    Graduate Business Education in Adventist Colleges and Universities - History and Challenges Tertiary
    In this article from a JAE special issue on higher education, the authors present the history of and need for business graduate education and the current situation and challenges.

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    Historical/analytical study of the contributions of Alma E McKibbin to the Seventh-day Adventist church-school system Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "If we don't understand our roots, we lose sight of our mission" (G. Ralph Thompson). Alma E. McKibbin, the first Seventh-day Adventist church school teacher in California, is little known among Seventh-day Adventists outside that state, where she...

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    History of Seventh-day Adventist Christian Education Grade 5-Grade 9
    This lesson plan and handout helps students to be aware of Seventh-day Adventist Church History. Students find out what a school room was like 150 years ago, experience a time line of Seventh-day Adventist Christian education history, research their individual...

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    In Passion for the World Tertiary-Lifelong
    Greenleaf outlines the history of Adventist education, a story of struggle, tenacity, faith, and blessing. The author gives readers a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the growth of an identifiably Adventist system of schools. This book is an inspiring...

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    JAE Dean's Column: Far More Than Bed and Bath Grade 9-Lifelong
    In this first Dean's Column, Donald Murray describes how residence-life began in the educational ministry of the Seventh-day Adventist church. Murray, a residence-hall dean for nearly 42 years, will share his insights and passions regarding residence halls...

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    JAE Editorial: Learning History's Lessons Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "This larger-than-usual issue of the Journal [of Adventist Education] was prepared in the hope that examining some aspects of the history of our educational system can stimulate discussion and thought that will prevent us from repeating some mistakes...

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    Journal of Adventist Education Honored Again by Association of Educational Publishers Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The Journal of Adventist Education won a Distinguished Achievement Award from the Association of Educational Publishers at its 2005 Annual Awards Banquet and Gala.

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    Key administrative decisions in the history of Seventh-day Adventist education in Bermuda Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Problem: In 1993, during the celebration of fifty years of continuous Christian education in Bermuda, it became strikingly evident that the Seventh-day Adventist Church had no single literary, historical compilation of SDA education in the country....

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    Love, Affection, and $1.60 a Month: Early Attempts to Finance Seventh-day Adventist Church Schools Kindergarten-Lifelong
    How did the early pioneers establish elementary schools? Bert Haloviak describes strategies used by the early Adventist church leaders to establish schools wherever there were children to be educated. Sub-headings include: Ellen White and the Church School...

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    One Family, Two Legacies Lifelong
    Discover the history of Babcock University in Nigeria, and the Adventist missionary whose name it bears.

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    Pieces of Memory - Pioneers of Adventist Education in Brazil Grade 6-Lifelong
    This article shares "stories of three Adventist educational pioneers, who throughout their struggles and at the end of their days, were victorious, having persevered in the faith to overcome monumental obstacles in establishing schools in Brazil."

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    Proper Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    George Akers presents a historical analysis of the educational climate at the time Ellen White wrote her well known essay Proper Education. He gives perspective to her use of sources and her special gift of interpretation. Akers also addresses two challenges...

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    Seventh-day Adventism in the US: Committed to Higher Education Tertiary
    In this article, attention is given to the historical context in which the relationship between the religious and educational arms of the Seventh-day Adventist church was forged; the commitment of Adventism to higher learning in the US is explored; strategies...

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    The Aims of Adventist Education - A Historical Perspective Kindergarten-Lifelong
    A brief overview of the history of Adventist Education shows how the dominations has frown in its understanding and implementation of an educational model that emphasizes service and redemption.

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    The Aims of Adventist Education - A Historical Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Early Adventists grappled with the aims of Adventist education under the direction of Ellen White. This historical sketch shows how Adventist schools evolved under her counsel and direction.

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    The Aims of Adventist Education in Historical Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Why have Adventist schools? What is the ultimate aim of Christian education? Adventist Christian education? Read George Knight's presentation to the April 2001 International Conference on The Seventh-day Adventist Philosophy of Education.

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    The Avondale school and Adventist educational goals 1894-1900 Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Problem: The Avondale school in its initial era is regarded by some Seventh-day Adventists as the denomination's model school. At the time when the pioneers were establishing the school they spoke and wrote about their educational goals and methods...

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    The Great Commissions and the Educational Imperative Tertiary-Lifelong
    Mission. It’s the reason the Seventh-day Adventist church exists. Has education always been part of that mission? You may be surprised at the answer.

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    The History of Adventist Honors Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article, compiled by Douglas Clark, combines the work of several authors and Honors program directors, keynoted by an adaptation of “A Commitment to Excellence” by Meredith Jones Gray, which appeared in the Winter 2008 issue of the Andrews...

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    The history of Seventh-day Adventist education in Australia and New Zealand Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The object of this thesis is to present a reasonably complete and comprehensive account of the history and development of Seventh-day Adventist education in Australia and New Zealand. Difficulty has been found in endeavouring to include sufficient...

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    The Missiological Roots of Adventist Higher Education and the Ongoing Tension Between Adventist Mission and Academic Vision Tertiary-Lifelong
    The birth of Seventh-day Adventist higher education [was] filled with tension between the missiological/theological goals of the ecclesiastical leaders who founded it and the academics who operated it. Both had something valuable to contribute, as Knight explores.

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    The Place of the Bible in Education Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In this 1903 book, Jones "outlines according to the Bible what exactly Christian education looks like. He also explores the true meaning of the separation between church and state and how Christian education does not fall under such discrimination."...

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    Timeline for Seventh-day Adventist Education Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Greenleaf offers a timeline of the hundred or so most important happenings and persons in the 150-year development of Seventh-day Adventist education worldwide. He hopes that this list will stimulate discussion and an improved understanding of the events and...

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    Timeline for Seventh-day Adventist Education Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Organized by year, we see a brief history and progress of Seventh-day Adventist education from 1853-2014.

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    W W Prescott - Forgotten Giant of Adventism's Second Generation Grade 11-Lifelong
    He started out as a journalist but was soon editing a successful newspaper. The call to shepherd Battle Creek College involved a major pay cut. But over time Prescott reshaped the church's educational system and politics.

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    What's a Nice Church Like Ours Doing in the Education Business? Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article is based on a speech at the NAD Higher Education Summit in Tuscon, Arizona, in December 1995 and compares the costs of Adventist education with the benefits. It also briefly outlines the history of the development of Adventist higher education...