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    CognitiveGenesis Grade 1-Grade 12
    The CognitiveGenesis Research Study was an assessment of Adventist academic achievement at the elementary and high school level by Center for Research on Adventist Education at...

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    Pacific Union Early Childhood Education and Care Resources Preschool-Grade 2
    The Pacific Union Conference Office of Education has developed an Early Childhood Education and Care Division. Website information is specifically targeted for Seventh-day Adventist early childhood programs and professionals. Resources include: Enrichment...

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    SPD Accreditation Manual Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Evaluative criteria for the accreditation Seventh-day Adventist Schools in the South Pacific Division. This manual or handbook includes guidelines for the school preparing for accreditation and criteria and forms for the evaluating visitors.

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    1997-98 Local Church Usage and Evaluation of ACN Tertiary-Lifelong
    In 1994, the Adventist Church in North America created a satellite network, the Adventist Communications Network, to link its congregations.This report is based on 364 telephone interviews in 1998.

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    2003 Survey of Members Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a survey of members of the Sligo Church in 2003. A questionnaire was used to collect the data.

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    2007 Survey of the People in the Pews Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a survey of the people in the pews conducted for the Medina Seventh-day Adventist Church. Questionnaires were used to collect the data. It is mainly focused on church growth.

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    2011 Survey of the People in the Pews Tertiary
    This presentation measures the spiritual vitality and health of the New Hope Church community. The results from the survey provided researchers with a wealth of knowledge on how to promote, nurture and empower church members.

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    A Biblical Basis for Appreciating Beauty Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article explores the place of beauty and the criteria for assessing artistic productions in light of God's word and the Spirit of Prophecy. It provides ideas for creating an artistic environment, finding and using resources, and for integrating art with...

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    A descriptive case study of the perceptions and use of Adventist EDGE: An initiative developed in response to the North American Division of Seventh-Day Adventists' document, Journey to Excellence Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Problem: The Southern Union started the Adventist EDGE initiative as an action plan in response to the North American Division's document, Journey to Excellence. The Adventist EDGE became a comprehensive educational reform initiative. However, there...

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    A Reflective Teaching Model - An Adventist Assessment Tertiary-Lifelong
    Poblete poses these questions and attempts to answer them: What is reflective teaching as conceptualized in related literature and studies? How consistent is the concept of reflective teaching to Adventist worldview? This paper was presented at the 24th Institute...

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    A Teacher's Bill of Rights Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article provides fundamental information about the supervision and evaluation process for teachers and explains what teachers should expect from the process. It lists eleven principles under the following headings: The Planning Conference, Classroom Observation,...

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    Achievement Testing Manual Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This document addresses the use of standardized tests in the Southwestern Union in North America. Created to help educators understand their role and carry out their responsibilities in administering tests and maximizing the use of test results.

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    Adventist Education in North America - How Do We Measure Up Academically? Kindergarten-Grade 12
    How do Adventist elementary and secondary schools measure up academically to their private and public school counterparts? CognitiveGenesis seeks to answer the question, 'What impact does Adventist education have on the academic performance of students?'...

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    Alternative systems of graduate education: A comparative evaluation of the on- and off-campus programs of Loma Linda University School of Public Health Tertiary
    Alternative systems of higher education have proliferated in the United States concomitant with an increased demand for accountability and evaluation of the effectiveness of institutions of higher learning. Credibility of alternative degree programs relies...

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    An Evaluation of Evangelism in the Seventh-day Adventist Churches of the Southern California Conference Tertiary
    This paper provides an evaluation of evangelism in the Seventh-day Adventist churches of the Southern California Conference. Data were completed through a questionnaire.

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    An Evaluation of Raw Data Collected During Nine Consecutive Years Depicting Attitudes of Members Regarding Personal Outreach Witnessing Tertiary
    This report looks at the necessary tools for strategic soul winning plans and learning about the other needs that need attention in order to more effectively utilize tools developed within the personal outreach strategy.

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    An Evaluation of the Dissertation Adventism in Crisis - Gender and Sectarian Change in Seventh-day Adventism Tertiary
    This is an evaluation of the dissertation "Adventism in Crisis: Gender and Sectarian Change in Seventh-day Adventism" by Laura Vance. The evaluation is written by Roger Dudley. Dudley discusses the relevance of the research to the field, as well...

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    An Evaluation of the Impact of Reading Adventure Packs on a Six, Seven and Eight Year Old Child’s Attitude Towards Literacy Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This study examined a School-Home partnership literacy improvement program, the Reading Adventure Pack (RAP), that aims to support the child's involvement in and attitude to reading, and involve the members of the family in the child's reading by supplying...

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    An Evaluation of the Master of Divinity Program by Graduates of 1988 and 1993 Tertiary
    Graduates of the Master of Divinity program at Andrews University from 1988 and 1993 responded to a survey that would evaluate the program based on their experiences in ministry after graduation. This paper reports the findings from 99 returned surveys.

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    An Evaluation of the Master of Divinity Program by Graduates of 1989 and 1994 Tertiary
    Graduates of the Master of Divinity program at Andrews University from 1989 and 1994 responded to a survey that would evaluate the program based on their experiences in ministry after graduation. This paper reports the findings from 74 returned surveys.

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    An Evaluation of the Materials and Services Offered to the World Field by the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists Tertiary
    This paper provides an evaluation of the materials and services offered to the world field by the General Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. A questionnaire was designed in order to gather the data.

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    An Evaluation of the Traditional SDA Understanding of the Identity of The Rest of Her Seed in Revelation 12:17 Tertiary
    Seventh-day Adventist scholars have long identified the ‘rest of her seed’ of Revelation 12:17 with the Seventh-day Adventist Church. This identification is based on the understanding that ‘the rest of her seed’ are an ‘end-time...

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    An Examination of the Evaluations of Ministers Conference Presidents and Ministerial Directors in an Attempt to Determine the Most Effective Pathways of Preparation for Ministry Tertiary
    This paper is a report of a study conducted by the Institute of Church Ministry on the relative effectiveness of various approaches to the education of the Adventist ministry in North America. A survey was designed to gauge the perceived effectiveness of certain...

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    An Introduction to Portfolios Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A practical guide for Adventist teachers learning to use student portfolios as an assessment option. It includes brief notes on key components, a management timeline, storage suggestions, many ready-to-copy management forms, and a handy bibliography for further...

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    Analysis and Evaluation of the Ministry of the Hamilton Community Church to the Unchurched Tertiary
    This dissertation provides an analysis and evaluation of the ministry of the Hamilton Community Church to the unchurched. A case study was conducted.

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    Andrews Academy: An Exemplary Private School Grade 9-Grade 12
    Andrews Academy was selected by the Council for American Private Education (C.A.P.E.) as one of 65 exemplary private schools in America in June 1985. Former U.S. Secretary of Education Terrell Bell developed the project in response to the "Nation at Risk"...

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    Are Standardized Tests Being Used Appropriately? Grade 3-Grade 12
    Standardized tests have traditionally been used to determine students' academic standing and grade level, rate school districts, set real estate prices, and even determine whether a teacher will be rehired. Are these appropriate uses for tests? Carol Hammond...

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    Assessment and Reporting Down Under Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Don Roy discusses the shift from content-based education to outcomes-based education in Australia, and its impact on instruction methods and curriculum content within Seventh-day Adventist schools. Topics include: The Adventist Curriculum Context; Assessment...

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    Assessment Resources Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This list links to various resources for student assessment.

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    Atlantic Union Teacher Assistant Manual Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This manual provides written guidelines for the teacher assistant (TA), the teacher who is supported by a teacher assistant, and the local school board, operating within the Atlantic Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists in North America.

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    Boardsmanship 101 Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A comprehensive discussion on the role of a board member and trustee in the successful governance and operation of educational Seventh-day Adventist institutions. Some topics include: Why is Boardsmanship Important?; Roles and Responsibilities; Board Members...

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    Briefing for Pacific Union Presidents Council Tertiary
    This presentation is based on examinations of the Seventh-day Adventist church and its growth and evangelistic patterns. The presentation explores factors influencing the church growth rates, including information about new converts and their reasons for joining...

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    Building Enrollment in the Early Childhood Program Preschool-Kindergarten
    Enrollment is the life blood of an early childhood program. These 2012 NAD presentation handouts include a call log for prospective parents, census sheets, classroom evaluation forms, and a parent preschool evaulation form.

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    Building Professional Staff Through Coaching Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Coaching is one way universities and colleges can invest in their teaching and administrative professionals. Through this method, employees gain skills, abilities, and knowledge to develop professionally and become more effective in their jobs. Topics include:...

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    Canton, Carrolton & Wooster Seventh-day Adventist Churches - A Survey Report Tertiary
    The data in this presentation contains information about three Seventh-day Adventist churches in Canton, Carrolton, and Wooster respectively. The data collected included demographic statistics, information about members' faith practices, beliefs, and church...

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    Christ's Mission in Eagle Rock Tertiary
    This report provides an assessment of the Adventist mission in Eagle Rock, a profile of the life and vitality of the Eagle Rock Church and puts information on the table for strategic planning.

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    Christ's Mission in Glendale Tertiary
    This report provides an assessment of the Adventist mission in Glendale, provides a profile of the life and vitality of the Glendale City Church and puts information on the table for strategic planning.

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    Christ's Mission in Hacienda Heights Tertiary-Lifelong
    This report provides an assessment of the Seventh-day Adventist mission in Hacienda Heights, provides a profile of the life and vitality of the Hacienda Heights Church, finds ways to reach the community and puts the information on the table for future planning.

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    Christ's Mission in Harrison Tertiary-Lifelong
    This presentation provides an assessment of the Adventist mission in Harrison. Its purpose was to profile the life and vitality of the Harrison Adventist Fellowship.

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    Christ's Mission in Long Beach Tertiary-Lifelong
    This report provides an assessment of the Adventist mission in Long Beach, profiles the life and vitality of the Long Beach Adventist Church, assesses the missional opportunities and challenges in the Cambodian community in Long Beach and provides information...

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    Christ's Mission in Norwalk Tertiary-Lifelong
    The goal of this study was to understand the status of the Adventist mission in Norwalk, profile the spiritual life and vitality of the Norwalk Church, find effective ways to reach the community and to provide information for future planning and problem-solving.

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    Christ's Mission in Southwest Los Angeles Tertiary-Lifelong
    This presentation provides an assessment of the Adventist mission in the Gardena area, Los Angeles. Its goal was to profile the life and vitality of the Genesis Congregation.

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    Christ's Mission in the Palos Verdes Peninsula Tertiary-Lifelong
    This presentation outlines information from a study of the Seventh-day Adventist presence in the Palos Verdes Peninsula. The presentation presents background information on the church in the area, trends, as well as a survey of the demographics and needs and...

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    Christian College Students Perceptions of Faculty Spirituality Tertiary
    At an evangelical Christian university, 21 college seniors were interviewed to determine the criteria by which they evaluate faculty spirituality. Students expressed hesitancy in making such an evaluation because of the complexity of determining the quality...

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    Christian college students' perceptions of faculty spirituality Tertiary-Lifelong
    At an evangelical Christian university, 21 college seniors were interviewed to determine the criteria by which they evaluate faculty spirituality. Students expressed hesitancy in making such an evaluation because of the complexity of determining the quality...

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    CityLights Survey Tertiary
    This information is based on a survey conducted with participants of a CityLights program. The presentation includes data collected on the opinions of the participants of the program elements.

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    CognitiveGenesis - Assessing Adventist Academics Grade 1-Grade 12
    This 2006 NAD Teachers Convention presentation introduces the North American Division Cognitive Genesis research project, coordinated by La Sierra University.

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    Competency-Based Teaching-Learning and Assessment in Engineering Careers Tertiary-Lifelong
    The purpose of this study was to know the students' perception of the teaching-learning process and evaluation by competencies in subjects of Food Engineering and Environmental Engineering at the Universidad Peruana Unión. This qualitative research...

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    Current Controversies Over Standardized Tests - Is There an Adventist School in Lake Wobegon? Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article outlines some of the controversies about the achievement of students on standardized tests. It suggests ways classroom teachers, school principals, and conference and union administrators in the Adventist educational school system can address...

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    Designing Online Tests: The Role of Assessment in Web-Based Learning Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Are online tests as reliable and valid as paper and pencil tests? This article describes some of the benefits of online testing and identifies ten special considerations for web-based testing. Also included are three tables: Checklist for Multiple Choice Items;...

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    Developing a Worldwide Extended Campus Program Tertiary-Lifelong
    The development of Loma Linda University's School of Health extension campus programs. The dwindling numbers of the traditional target population of higher education is a reason for innovation, which includes offering some course work at off-campus locations....

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    Developing High-Quality Multiple-Choice Test Questions Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article provides suggestions for developing multiple choice test questions that truly test student master of content rather than their test-taking savvy. Seven inadvertent clues to answers are described, as well as a checklist for eliminating these.

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    Does Adventist Higher Education Cost Too Much? Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article shares the findings of a NAD comprehensive study to understand the financing of Adventist higher education in the US and Canada in 1995. It covers the study methodology, expenditure and credit hour costs, expenditure patterns

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    Downey-Florence Church Survey of Members Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a survey of members in Downey-Florence Church. Questionnaires were used to gather the data.

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    Education Code for Southwestern Union Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The Southwestern Union Education Code outlines the philosophy, goals, policies, and procedures governing the operation of schools, colleges and offices of education within the Southwestern Union of the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists.

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    Evaluation by Project Grade 10-Lifelong
    Project-based learning is a student-centered teaching model. It develops skills and content-area knowledge through an extended assignment, which promotes student inquiry and authentic demonstration of learning, in products and performance. Project-based learning...

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    Evaluation of the Elements of Teaching and Learning in the Classroom as Perceived by Teachers and Students Tertiary-Lifelong
    The monitoring of teaching has led to the use of various strategies and criteria to evaluate performance: (a) the application of nationally standardized tests to assess teacher performance, (b) expert judgment, (c) student grades in a particular course, and...

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    Evaluation of the Formal and Informal Curricula of the North American Division Evangelism Institute Lifelong
    Purpose: The purpose of this study was to conduct a formal program evaluation of the North American Division Evangelism Institute (NADEI). The goal of NADEI is to equip pastors and laity for ministry. It developed over 30 years, and has presented formal...

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    Executive Summary Survey of Forest Lake Academy Constituents Tertiary
    This paper reports a survey of Forest Lake Academy Constituents. Focus group and questionnaire were commissioned in order to better understand the opinions and perceptions of the constituents.

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    Holistic School Improvement - The Journey in Australian Adventist Schools Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Christian schools strive to offer the best possible education, but how can this be most successfully evaluated? “This organisational journey traces transition from an initial recognition of an archaic ‘inspectorial model’ of school evaluation...

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    How to Help Students Learn Through Assessment Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Is there an assessment strategy that would meet the needs of all students, and at the same time encourage students who need help? Most teachers use assessment results to improve teaching techniques and as the basis of assigning grades. Alberto dos Santos explores...

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    Improving Measurement and Evaluation in Higher Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    Bandiola provides college educators with researched test-writing tips, and suggestions for preparing students for assessment and evaluation in various forms.

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    Integrating Faith in the Curricular Practices of an Adventist Campus Tertiary-Lifelong
    Du Preez makes a constructive critique of some of these "peri-curricular" (pre-, post- and co-curricular)practices, and recommends "how to facilitate this faith integration, together with certain evaluation strategies to assess the effectiveness...

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    Intervening to Help Children with Behavioral and Emotional Problems Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Gabriel and Gregory list characteristics of emotional and behavioral disorders, five dimensions that may help teachers identify and describe student behavior (rate or frequency, duration, topography, latency and magnitude), outline steps to determine appropriate...

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    JAE: Of Interest to Teachers Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This Journal of Adventist Education column features current news, reports, and updates of interest to educators. In this issue: SDA Library Resources Expanding; Monitoring the Internet; Home Study International Offers Free Stamps; Who Earns College...

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    Lake Union Academy Curriculum Audit Forms Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This 15 page manual gives general instructions for the annual Academy Audit required for Lake Union Conference high schools. Includes all the forms required.

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    Left Behind and Invalid Comparisons Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Australians are regularly warned they are in danger of being left behind in various areas compared to other nations. “Nowhere, it appears, are comparisons more ubiquitous than in the area of education and schooling.”

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    Managing Unsatisfactory Teaching Performance in the Classroom - A Christian Approach Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "An area that is the cause of much angst and even heartache for educational leaders is the responsibility of managing unsatisfactory performance of staff members. This paper addresses the topic, and provides a step by step process that includes adherence...

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    Matching Your Teaching to the Dyslexic's Learning Style Kindergarten-Grade 12 New!!
    How a multigrade teacher developed a new science curriculum that incorporated her teaching methods for other classes. Topics were selected, objectives listed, and specific activities listed. How each unit was introduced and evaluated is discussed. From the...

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    NAD Church Resource Center Product Awareness and Evaluation by Local Church Leaders Tertiary
    This paper serves as consumer panel report. It consists of two consumer panels conducted for the North American Division. Their purpose was to explore the needs in local churches for resource materials as well as evaluate the impact of products developed over...

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    NAD Church Resources Consortium Product Awareness and Evaluation by Local Church Leaders in Atlanta Tertiary
    This report describes findings from the consumer panel conducted in Atlanta, Georgia, and including pastors and lay leaders from local churches affiliated with the South Atlantic Conference. A total of 22 individuals participated in a full day of group interview...

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    NAD Grades 9-12 Evaluation Instrument Grade 9-Grade 12
    One of three components for the evaluation process of Seventh-day Adventist schools in the North American Division, this handbook provides instruction for Visiting Committee members. Includes the role, function, membership, and responsibilities of members,...

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    NAD Grades K-10 Evaluation Instrument Kindergarten-Grade 10
    One of three components for the evaluation process of Seventh-day Adventist schools in the North American Division, this handbook provides instruction for Visiting Committee members. Includes the role, function, membership, and responsibilities of members,...

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    NAD Grades K-12 Evaluation Instrument Kindergarten-Grade 12
    One of three components for the evaluation process of Seventh-day Adventist schools in the North American Division, this handbook provides instruction for Visiting Committee members. Includes the role, function, membership, and responsibilities of members,...

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    NAD Grades K-8 Evaluation Instrument Kindergarten-Grade 8
    One of three components for the evaluation process of Seventh-day Adventist schools in the North American Division, this handbook provides instruction for Visiting Committee members. Includes the role, function, membership, and responsibilities of members,...

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    New Hope Church : Attitudes and Opinions of the People in the Pews Tertiary
    This paper reports a survey of attenders at New Hope Church conducted in 2007 at the request of the pastoral staff. Its purpose was to evaluate various ministries and activities of the church as well as gather information useful for strategic planning. A questionnaire...

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    North Pacific Union Teacher Handbook Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "This handbook is designed to provide basic information about your responsibilities as a Seventh‐day Adventist teacher in a North Pacific Union Seventh‐day Adventist school. Although not all NPUC policies are included, a majority of those guidelines...

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    Portfolio - A Practical Aid to Assess the Fulfillment of a University Mission Statement Tertiary-Lifelong
    Donesky discusses the use of portfolios and how their use is important to the students education and the fulfillment of the university mission statement. This paper was presented at the 21st Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    Professional Performance of Primary School Teachers and Its Evaluation - Literature Review Tertiary-Lifelong
    A review of the literature on teacher performance in the context of educational reforms in Latin America, as well as of performance evaluation systems in different countries, is developed.

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    Profile 1991 - Curriculum and Teaching in Adventist Schools Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article outlines the process, results and four recommendations of the third North American Division survey of elementary and secondary teachers. Results discuss the following areas: the research significance, respondents' profiles, problem areas in elementary...

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    Profile 2001 - Curriculum and Instruction in North American Schools Grade 1-Grade 12
    Review results from the eighth biennial survey of Adventist educators regarding curriculum and instruction in North American schools. Important findings regarding purposes, plans, practices and products are included, with thought-provoking implications for...

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    Profile 2001 - Results From the Eighth Biennial Survey of Adventist Educators Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article shares what has been learned from prior Profile surveys and explains the process and findings of the 2001 survey. The following components of the Adventist educational system in North America were examined: purpose and reasons, plans and resources,...

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    Putting the SUPER in Supervision Kindergarten-Tertiary
    The 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation describes the clinical evaluation assessment tool designed to assist educational professionals in assessing their current perceived skill sets. Learn how it can help growth and development management planning for...

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    Qualitative and Quantitative Evaluation of Research Work Tertiary-Lifelong
    This document evaluates the fulfillment and development of the work, in addition to the research, of the Social Service of the School of Medicine.

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    Quality and Growth Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 2000-2005 Education Report from the West-Central Africa Division (WAD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. This division was organized in 2002 from the former Africa-Indian Ocean Division. Its educational emphasis on quality and growth...

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    Quality Control in College Counseling Services - A Team Approach Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article discusses evaluation obstacles in student services, growth and development of college counseling services, approaches to evaluation, and four qualitative evaluation strategies, which include: team review; case presentation approach; survey method; and focus groups.

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    Report of Self - Evaluation of the Allegheny West Conference Executive Committee Tertiary
    This paper lays out a report of Self-Evaluation of the Allegheny West Conference Executive Committee. Data were collected through questionnaires.

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    Report to Evaluation Committee Tertiary
    This presentation lays out a report focused on decadal church growth rates in the North American Division, new members, their drop out, public awareness, etc. It reports findings from several surveys conducted in the North American Division.

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    Rubrics for Evaluating Research Grade 12-Lifelong
    Research is a human activity aimed at obtaining new knowledge and, in this way, occasionally providing solutions to scientific problems or questions. But there are different methods to evaluate a research. This is a list by which it is possible to do it.

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    School Board Manual - NAD Southern Union Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This Southern Union School Board Manual contains major policies, plans, and procedures recommended for the administration of conference schools. The materials in this manual are in harmony with the information and policies of the North American Division and...

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    School Board Manual - NAD Southwestern Union K-10 Kindergarten-Grade 10
    This Southwestern Union School Board Manual K-10 contains major policies, plans, and procedures recommended for the administration of conference schools. This manual is designed to effect a caring, involved application of principles that will lead to more...

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    School Health Program - Essential for Building a Healthy Community Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "This paper deals with the importance of the most neglected program of the school, the school health program. The writer will help everybody get involved in educating young children to understand that there is a great correlation between health, learning...

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    Seabrook Church Assessment Survey Tertiary
    This presentation lays out an assessment survey of the Seabrook Church. A standard questionnaire was used for collecting the data.

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    Self - Study Survey by Church Members Tertiary
    This paper reports a self-study survey by church members. A total of 95 worship attenders at the New Market Seventh-day Adventist Church responded to Vision for Mission Self-study Survey when it was distributed on Sabbath morning. This report provides an information...

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    Shall We Evaluate? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Can every student truly be evaluated by the same standard? Anita Oliver explores how this 'cookie cutter method' fails to address the diverse and intricate design of human beings. In an age where assessment is increasingly necessary in schools, churches, workplaces,...

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    Short Story Writing based on The Book of God Grade 9-Grade 12
    This sample faith integrated lesson plan is based on The Book of God. It provides objectives, Journey to Excellence connections, materials list, advanced preparation, process, and curriculum connections.

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    Spiritual Master-planning - A Short Guide Tertiary-Lifelong
    All accredited Seventh-day Adventist colleges and universities are expected by the Accrediting Association of Seventh-day Adventist Schools, Colleges and Universities (AAA) to have a spiritual master plan, a plan that identifies the spiritual goals of the...

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    SSD Faculty Evaluation Forms Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Gather ideas for your secondary school or college evaluation forms: student rating of faculty, faculty self-evaluation, and faculty evaluation by administrators.

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    SSD Secondary School Evaluation Checklists Grade 7-Grade 12
    The sample lists drafted will aid secondary evaluation team members as they gather information for their reports. Developed for Southern-Asia Pacific Division schools, adaptable as prompts for other regions.

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    Standards for Accredidation Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "The Standards for Accreditation of Seventh-day Adventist Schools is the basis for continuous school improvement (CSI) evaluation and accreditation of all schools in the North American Division. The standards are to be used by Seventh-day Adventist...

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    STCA Administrator Evaluation Form Tertiary-Lifelong
    Need to evaluate yourself, school principal? Here's a downloadable form to have your teachers evaluate your performance. A valuable (and too often neglected) professional development tool for principals, vice-principals and any other school personnel in administrative...

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    STCA Teacher Self-Evaluation Form Tertiary-Lifelong
    This 14-page downloadable self-evaluation form is a valuable tool for any teacher seeking to improve his/her teaching skills. Recommended and used by Wayne Hughes, principal of South Texas Christian Academy.

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    Summary of Research about Denominational Structure in the North American Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church Tertiary
    This report provides a summary of research about denominational structure in the North American Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Focus group research was used to gather input from departmental directors employed in the local and union conferences...

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    Supervision and Evaluation of Instructional Personnel - A Guide for Principals and Supervisors Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This document examines the role and function of both principals and conference supervisors. Included is discussion on strategies for supervision of teachers in small schools, the role of the teaching principal/teacher, and how to facilitate teacher empowerment....

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    Supervision for Excellence Grade 1-Grade 12
    Don Weatherall addresses the importance of supervision of instruction, and proposes that in order for teachers and superintendents to maintain a commitment to excellence, they should build partnerships that create an atmosphere of acceptance, provide opportunities...

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    Teacher Evaluation - A Contribution to the Reconstruction of More Effective Pedagogical Practices Preschool-Lifelong
    The interest in the quality of education and therefore of the different processes involved in the educational process is a matter of growing concern in many educational systems, including Chile.

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    Teacher Evaluations - One Size does not Fit All Preschool-Lifelong
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation explores the differences teachers have regarding evaluation needs. The same standard form-driven evaluation used for all teachers rarely encourages teacher growth. Learn some strategies to differentiate the practice...

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    Teacher Vision - The Key to Improved Instruction Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The concept of vision is linked in a very powerful way to teaching and includes the teacher's envisioning of his or her ideal role, as well as creating visions within students. The teacher's vision will largely determine how the classroom learning environment...

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    Teachers and Students Perceptions of Seventh and Eighth Grade Science Education in a Selected Seventh-day Adventist Union Conference Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Problem: Science education has long been a great concern in the United States, where less than one-third of the students perform at or above the proficient level. The purpose of this study was to investigate the status of the science program in a selected...

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    The Evaluation of Civic and Ethics Education in Mexico - A Journey Through 3rd Year of Primary and 3rd Year of Secondary School Grade 3-Grade 9
    Evaluate to transform. This is the ethical purpose of all macro-level evaluation. Knowing the strengths and weaknesses of the Mexican Educational System is a task that has begun to be important in order to contribute to democratic life in Mexico and to comply...

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    The Impact of Student Evaluative Feedback on the Perception of the Teaching Faculty at Andrews University Tertiary
    Problem. Educational researchers have little consensus of opinion regarding the usefulness of student evaluations and much less of the use of student evaluative feedback as a means of improving teachers' performance. However, because a movement of educational...

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    The Market for Resource Materials in the North American Adventist Church Tertiary
    This paper presents a survey that provides an unprecedented view of the wants and wishes, consumer behavior and attitudes of the purchasers of resource materials. The Institute of Church Ministry surveyed a random sample of 368 church board members for the...

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    The Needs of the Local Church and an Evaluation of the Denominational Delivery System Tertiary
    This paper reports the needs of the local church and an evaluation of the denominational delivery system.

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    The Principal as Board Officer Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Effective school boards fulfill four essential roles and the principal has a key involvement in each. A school board's success depends on the teamwork and collaboration of its members. The principal, as executive secretary, fills the most important position...

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    The Purpose and Function of the Adventist Accrediting Association Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article addresses the following questions: "What assurance can a student, parent, or employer have that an Adventist school provides quality education? How is quality defined, and by whom? Does the work of the Adventist Accrediting Association duplicate...

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    The Substitute Teacher: Essential Partner in Christian Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    It is time for Christian educators to critically examine substitute teaching programs in Christian schools. Principals should take responsibility for developing a substitute teaching program that includes recruitment, orientation, supervision, and evaluation....

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    The Systematization of Evaluation in a Learning Process Based On Shared Work Strategies Grade 7-Lifelong
    Immersed in the demand emanating from the incorporation of the Spanish university in the process of European convergence, where the training processes are focused on the development of academic and professional skills and where it is necessary to design innovative...

  • Adventist Resource
    Volunteers: Partners in Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Seventh-day Adventist schools should tap volunteer resources. Steps for making use of volunteers are finding a volunteer coordinator, assessing the needs, assessing the expertise and willingness of the school's constituents, orientation, recognition, and evaluation. From the JAE multigrade education issue.

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    Would Jesus Give an F? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article explores a variety of Bible texts to consider Jesus' perspective on assessment in contrast with modern methods of assessment. It also provides Christlike alternatives that could enhance student learning and encourage teachers to emulate Jesus...