Character Building: A Call to Action
This article is a call to accountability and action, for the academe to intentionally prepare students to be principled, responsible citizens. Adventist colleges and universities are tasked with building and reshaping character. Teachers should model for their...
Communication Literacy in Doctoral Research Supervision
"Doctoral supervision has become an important research focus as universities face accountability, quality assurance, and financial pressures. Using a correlational—explanatory and predictive—design, this study investigated the relationships...
Information essential for accountability and planning as identified by board chairs and principals of Seventh-day Adventist secondary schools
Problem: Particularly during the 1980s and 1990s, Seventh-day Adventist secondary schools have been facing problems with enrollments and finances. The purpose of this research was to identify those elements of information and data that the board chairs...
Procedures: Making Students Responsible
Roxanne McPherson discusses the role of the teacher in ensuring that classroom expectations are clearly outlined, and that students are given a sense of partnership and responsibility in monitoring their own behavior.
School Board Governance Training - Myth or Must?
Grade 9-Grade 12
This article discusses the responses of a questionnaire given to school board members of Adventist day academies in the Southern Union Conference concerning board governance training. Member role definition, legal responsibilities, and accountability were...
Statements on Theology and Academic Freedom and Accountability
The Home-School Partnership: Learning to Share Accountability
The 1987 Annual Council of the General Conference Executive Committee voted this official position paper regarding theological freedom and accountability.
This paper was presented at the 8th Institute of Christian Teaching.
Robert Strom discusses effective ways of developing the partnership between home and school by including parents as partners in the educational process. The partnership between parents and schools should include reasonably divided obligations, acknowledgement...
The One Minute Manager Meets the Monkey
Based on seminars conducted by the late Oncken, the book explains in simple-minded if abstract terms how to achieve a balance between supervision and delegation for reduced tension and improved productivity. With humor and logic they describe the delicate...
Total Commitment to God
Do the wheels and gears of the Adventist church just turn out above-average products and services that cannot be readily distinguished from their secular counterparts? Or does the Church make sure its basic products and services reveal to the world the way...
Research shows that verbal routines are effective classroom discipline practices. Presented in this article are several simple, yet effective, verbal routines in which a teacher consistently uses the same or similar words in a given situation to deal with...
We're Hurting Our Kids by Robbing Them of Responsibility for Their Actions
This article encourages those in authority to take responsibility and encourage accountability and discipline when needed.
What Would Jesus Do? – Mercy, Grace and Accountability
A principal reflects on being asked this question by an angry parent who disagreed with a decision being made. Accountability is an aspect of God's character that people sometimes forget to consider.
Who Me Cheat?
This article addresses values and moral, cheating, and the parent's role.