Challenges Facing Honors Education
The following challenges facing honors education are discussed in this article: recruitment, retention, scheduling, funding, definition, and philosophy.
Endowed With a Power Akin to That of the Creator - Goals of an Adventist Honors Education
The title of this article is a portion of well-known phrases from Ellen White that are woven into the DNA of Honors programs offered at Adventist colleges and universities in North America. Although the nature, structure, and method of delivery varies among...
Honors Programs - Contact Information, Basic Components, and Entrance Requirements
Three charts provide quick references to:
1. Honors program directors, webpage, email, phone, and mailing address for each North American Adventist college or university with an Honors program
JAE Editorial: Teachers Touching Eternity Through Their Students
2. A comparison by institution of units in prgoram, current...
This special issue is dedicated to the exploration of Honors programs in the Adventist system of higher education in the North American Division. The articles in this issue, by Adventist Honors program directors or former directors, all seek to enlarge our...
Service Learning - An Honor(s)able Endeavor
"How successfully have Honors programs at North American Adventist higher education institutions incorporated service learning into their curricula? Some programs require community service, while others have created specific service-learning components....
Student Responses to Adventist Honors Education
"While intellectual stimulation and academic accomplishment are often seen as the chief benefits of Honors education, Adventist students writing about their Honors experience also describe the spiritual and social benefits of these programs. The integration...
The History of Adventist Honors Education
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
The Nature of Honors Education
There is no all-purpose template for an Honors program. Each Honors program must fit its respective campus culture, student scholars, and participating faculty. Thus, the nature of the Honors program will vary widely among campuses. However, we can discern...
Why Adventist Honors Education is Such a Good Idea
Students vary widely and one type of education does not fit all. This is why Honors-type programs are an essential part of Adventist higher education. Honors programs offer an education that has been carefully crafted for a significant and identifiable minority...