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    A Biblical-Christian Approach to Teaching Philosophy of Science - a Proposal Tertiary-Lifelong
    Thomas proposes a course in Philosophy of Science. "The Philosophy of Science class is an earnest effort to instill in our students faith and a desire to search the scriptures and find truth. This paper was presented at the 26th Institute of Christian...

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    A School With a Mission: Discovering a Vision For The Future Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article from the JAE special higher education issue states that every school should have a statement of mission to provide focus and direction. Christ's statement of mission helps to focus a mission statement. The focus of mission must look beyond the...

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    Adventist Education Research Topics Tertiary-Lifelong
    Looking for a research topic on Adventist Education? Examine this list compiled by Dr H. Rasi in 1995, from suggestions by Adventist world education leaders. Know of research on one of these topics? SUBMIT research report information through CIRCLE.

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    Augustine and Creation - How Theological Tradition Influenced Acceptance of Evolution Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Augustine’s preoccupation with Greek philosophical interpretations eventually led to a reinterpretation of the biblical account of origins and opened the door to other future possible replacements."

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    Biblical Research Institute Grade 9-Lifelong
    The Biblical Research Institute promotes the study and practice of Adventist theology and lifestyle as understood by the Seventh-day Adventist world church. The different functions of the Biblical Research Institute can be grouped under three main headings:...

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    Building A Christian World View - A Christian Approach to the Study of Philosophy Tertiary-Lifelong
    Fowler asserts that philosophy can be taught in a Christian college and that it can be accomplished by understanding the nature and function of philosophy, and developing a Christian worldview to facilitate a point of departure both to study and critique philosophy...

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    Change and the College Campus: The Process of Changing Institutional Governance Tertiary-Lifelong
    Professors within an Adventist college faced the task of developing a shared process for change. Many issues needed to be tackled, and the process got bogged down in the middle, but by the end a consensus was reached and the pilot program was launched. The...

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    Christian Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    In this article, Barry W. Bussey asks a critical question: Why are so many of our children not in our schools? He shares remembrances of a time when Adventist families sacrificed so that their children could attend Christian schools. Bussey addresses the issue...

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    Constructivism and Christian Teaching Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Are the assumptions underlying constructivism compatible with Christian values and practice? Archer notes the importance of teachers understanding the philosophical underpinnings of educational theory and practice. After a brief historical overview, he contrasts...

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    Cradled Science: Examining the Cosmos in the Context of Faith Tertiary-Lifelong
    Del Ratzsch addresses the Christian's responsibility to be reflective, discerning, and appreciative when seeking to understand theories, limitations, and the basic character of science. In discussing concepts such as inductivism, falsificationism, post-empiricism,...

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    Enlightenment and the Christian Worldview - One's Perspective Makes All the Difference Tertiary
    "Many theological pitfalls in the Christian community might be avoided if we understood the worldview in which they are rooted."

  • From Behaviorism to Humanism Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article discusses how to incorporate self-direction in learning concepts into the instructional design process.

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    Goals of the Undergraduate Experience: A Christian Perspective Tertiary
    Christian educators must reexamine the goals of the undergraduate experience to accomplish the harmonious development of the physical, mental, and spiritual powers. To help students achieve this, educators must show them how to process information, demonstrate...

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    Helping Students to Learn: Eight Methodological Factors that Can Make a Difference Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Humberto Rasi addresses basic methodlogical factors that can help students learn: clarity, variety, enthusiasm, purpose, assessment, atmosphere, involvement, and questions. Each factor is discussed within the framework of using effective methods to help students...

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    Helping the Church Think Tertiary-Lifelong
    The author explores opportunities and challenges facing Adventist higher education as it seeks to keep up with the demands of a changing world. He outlines examples of issues that cut across the disciplines and professions that demand the intersection of theory...

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    How Do We Know What is True? Tertiary-Lifelong
    Using examples from paleontology and biology, Brand discusses how data, interpretations, hypotheses, and worldview are involved in the development of ideas, and how to evaluate them -- how to determine what ideas one can trust as truth.

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    Jerusalem and Athens - Two Worldviews, Two Schools of Thought Tertiary
    "Between a theo-centric understanding of the universe and anthropocentric view, represented by Jerusalem and Athens, which shall we choose? To a Christian, the answer should be clear."

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    Life - A chemical dilemma? Tertiary
    "Because it is based on materialism, science implies (at least hypothetically) that everything should be accessible to experiment and empirical validation. Ideally, there shouldn’t be room for faith in a scientific universe, yet the very nature...

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    Making Change for the 21st Century - AE21 Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article provides the philosophical premise for Adventist Education for the 21st Century (AE21), a curriculum initiative designed to produce change in curriculum, design, and instruction within the Adventist educational system in North America.

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    Making Teachers More Effective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Education research seems to point to "more of the same" with respect to teacher and learner roles - more homework, more standardization, more testing. T. Nkungula suggests that the time has come to go beyond mere discipline driven objectives and...

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    Mission Statement -- Seventh-day Adventist Higher Education in North America Tertiary-Lifelong
    A copy of the 1994 Adventist Higher Education mission statement as printed in Journal of Adventist Education.

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    My Journey to Faith Grade 11-Lifelong
    Marco Antonia Huaco Palomino tells his personal story of his exploration into philosophy and science and finding the correlation between faith and scientific research.

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    NAD Social Studies Curriculum Guide K-8 Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This 2005 40-page NAD curriculum guide includes the Adventist philosophy guiding Social Studies education, general goals, strands and essential learnings in history, civics and government, geography, economics, individuals, society and culture. Appendix A...

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    Philosophical Shifts in Concepts of Truth Over Twenty Centuries Tertiary-Lifelong
    Coetzee gives an overview of the history of man's search for truth. He begins with the original Greek understandings of philosophy, science, and wisdom, opinion, theory, knowledge, and truth. He follows that by a record of role and conceptual shifts in philosophy,...

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    Philosophy - The Most Useful of all Subjects Tertiary-Lifelong
    The author describes three main philosophic categories: metaphysics, epistemology and axiology. He also goes on to show their relationship to teaching and living.

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    Philosophy - The Most Useful of All Subjects Tertiary-Lifelong
    Knight illustrates why "a sound educational philosophy is the most useful and practical item in a teacher's repertoire." This paper was presented at the 8th Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    Philosophy and Christian Education: A Road to Despair or a Highway to Understanding? Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article discusses three myths Christians have developed about philosophy. It outlines the three basic questions of philosophy - what is real? what is true? what is good? And suggests three basic faith affirmations that are "wholistic in nature, universal...

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    Philosophy and Education - An Introduction in Christian Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    George Knight examines the nature of philosophy and education, philosophic issues in education, traditional and modern philosophies and education, the postmodern impulse, contemporary theories of education, analytic philosophy, the necessity of building a...

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    Physical Education and Sport from a Christian Perspective Tertiary
    Hamerslough addresses several questions regarding physical education and sport. "Is there a place for physical education and sport in Seventh-day Adventist higher education? Is there a difference between Christian sport and sport as engaged in by public...

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    Political Systems: How They Affect Adventist Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Gene Hsu explores the possibility of establishing a correlation between the work of Adventist education and the political systems in which Adventist schools function. The term political systems is defined, along with discussion of various political...

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    Portal Da Educacao - South American Division Education Webpage Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Education portal for the South American Division, available in Spanish and Portuguese. This includes information about schools and curriculum guides for the following subjects: Art, Biology, Science, Religion, Philosophy, Physics, Geography, History, English,...

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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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    Science and Christian Belief Grade 11-Lifelong
    Science & Christian Belief is a journal concerned with the interactions of science and religion, with particular reference to Christianity. The traffic of ideas between science and religion has been flowing for many centuries and shows no signs of diminishing....

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    Sending Justice to Victory Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Why a merciful, loving God does not stop injustice is an age-old question. It has some rational answers rooted in the nature of God."

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    Striving for Excellence When Circumstances Work Against It Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Bradfield addresses popular misconceptions and myths about school improvement. Shared are significant observations about what makes a school successful, even in difficult circumstances, along with the administrators

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    Teaching Religion versus Teaching Theology - An Unbalanced Emphasis? Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article offers a distinction between religion and theology and seeks to show why Adventist educators need to rethink the need for religious instruction in our schools and colleges. It outlines what religious education should attempt to accomplish, the...

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    The Children's Ministries Coordinator Preschool-Grade 6
    A step-by-step guidebook for children's leaders in organizing and running efficient Children’s Ministries programs in the local church. Developed by the General Conference Department of Children's Ministries, it offers dozens of ideas for organizing...

  • The Don't Sweat Guide for Teachers: Cutting Through the Clutter so That Every Day Counts Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A guide for teachers seeking to get more out of their daily interactions with students, and rekindle their first love: teaching. This books offers the reminder that teachers can change students' lives.

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    The Dream Giver - Following Your God-Given Destiny Grade 11-Lifelong
    Bruce Wilkinson shares more insight on living one's best life, breaking out of everyday patterns, and stretching the limits of one's perspective. Shared here are ideas on how to identify and overcome the obstacles that keep millions from living the life for...

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    Truth and Moral Absolutes Tertiary-Lifelong
    "There is a difference between the statement that moral absolutes exist and the claim that one can know these absolutes with the same clarity that God knows them."

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    Values, Worldview, and Faith - How Can Adventist Educators Pass Them On? Kindergarten-Tertiary
    How can educators pass on unique Adventist values, worldview, and faith? Julie Stefani outlines nine criteria educators use to determine whether values education in their school environment is successful. Stefani also references Stephen Covey's Principle-Centered...

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    Wake up and Smell the Caf-Lib! Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Dan Jackson addresses the changing moral and philosophical foundations of public education, noting that it has moved so far away from what we know to be the Biblical standard that children, right from the first grade, may inculcate values that bear no resemblance...

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    What Do Seventh-Day Adventist Students Need to Know About Science? Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article from the JAE special science issue claims that Adventist science education has the responsibility to guide students into an understanding of the issues involved in the controversy being waged between modern science and the Bible. Adventist educational...