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    The Earth: Origins and Early History Grade 9-Grade 12
    A biblically-supported biology 9-12 textbook supplement for teaching the earth's origin and early history. The original text, now out of print, included a student textbook and teacher's manual with supplementary materials, objectives, lab activities, projects,...

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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 Proposal - Teaching Philosophy to Seventh-day Adventist Students Tertiary
    Londis introduces a method of teaching philosophy that asks students to categorize various schools of thought by whether they begin by examining self or the world. The article summarizes a potential course outline of various philosophers to cover, highlighting...

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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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    An Experience in Teaching Christian Philosophy Tertiary-Lifelong
    "How does a Christian teacher teach Christian philosophy to a group of teachers of whom nearly half are Buddhist, Hindu, Animist, agnostic or atheist whilst the other half are Christians from various denominations?" A teacher reflects on methods...

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    Audacity Personified - Leading With Hope, Searching for Truth(s) Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This article examines the theme of hope within the context of my own spiritual positionality and my philosophical journey during a graduate course in Philosophy of Education—a course that I was completing as Barack Obama transitioned from presidential...

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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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    Challenges Facing Honors Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    The following challenges facing honors education are discussed in this article: recruitment, retention, scheduling, funding, definition, and 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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    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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    CSS Vol 5 Editorial: Galileo, Origins and Scripture Tertiary
    This editorial discusses the two papers in this edition, The Galileo Incident: What Today's Christian Can Learn and Three Christian Origins Models: Some Theological Implications, and questions that arise from each.

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    Dialogue Editorial: Who Am I? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The Cross helps me to realize that as I come to Christ in total abandonment, I pass from death to life, from nothingness to certainty. I know whose I am. From this point onward, I don’t belong to myself. I can’t deal with my body or spirit,...

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    Eclecticism Peril or Promise in Adventist Philosophy Classes? Tertiary
    Since truth can come from many different sources, Vyhmeister concludes that pulling truths from various philosophical sources (eclecticism), even when the sources are not Seventh-day Adventist in origin, can be beneficial and even necessary for students. Because...

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    Engaging Head, Hand, and Heart: Lessons from a Caribbean Social-work Degree Program Tertiary
    The Culturally Responsive Teaching (CRT) approach seems to go well with the wholistic orientation of Adventist education. Recognizing this, the author asked: “Can CRT be used to achieve the wholistic development of tertiary students, as conceptualized...

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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."

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    Essential Elements in the Philosophy of Adventist Education Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "What makes Seventh-day Adventist education distinctive? While there are many distinguishing features, these merge into a single defining construct—the philosophy of Adventist education."

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    Example of Argumentation - The Socratic Dialectic Tertiary
    This essay is based on what Plato (mainly in his Dialogues and in his Apology), Xenophon (in his Apology), Aristophanes (in The Clouds) and Aristotle (in the Metaphysics) have left us in writing about the historical-literary character of Socrates.

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    Exploring the Interaction Between Christianity and Science Tertiary-Lifelong
    Part 3 of a lecture series exploring “new ways of thinking of both Christianity and science that emerge from the manner in which both entities have changed and developed over the last two millennia. It was proposed that an accurate perception of their...

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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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    Human Rights from a Classical-Catholic Natural Law Perspective - Analysis and Proposal of Other Jusnaturalistic Biases Tertiary
    In the last decades, philosophers and jurists seem to be more concerned concern about human rights as never before. In this In this context, there is a return to classical-Catholic natural law as the conception that best supports the notion of these rights....

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    JAE Editorial: Thinkers or Reflectors? - Young Adult Retention, Philosophy, and Adventist Education Grade 11-Tertiary
    In this guest editorial, Yi says that in order to gain competency, students must be exposed to the world of ideas and taught to critically engage them. Articles in this edition include the following titles: Peril...

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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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    Peril and Promise - Teaching Philosophy in an Adventist Context Tertiary
    Rice examines limitations and rewards of the study of philosophy as he provides a rationale for including philosophy classes in Seventh-day Adventist educational curriculums. Philosophy, in spite of some limitations, can help students gain a better understanding...

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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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    Press and Scientism - A Reflection on the Image of Science Constructed by the Journalistic Discourse Tertiary
    The purpose of this article is to outline a brief description of the analysis that press professionals and communication academics make about the understanding of the nature of scientific knowledge and the concept of truth in science, as disseminated in the...

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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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    Redemptive Education Part II: Implications of Philosophy for Adventist Education Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This considers the implications of the philosophy of Adventist education for educational practice, especially in regard to the needs of the student, the function of the teacher, and the aims of Adventist education. Parts 1 and 3 complete the series:

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    Religion, Parental Choice and School Vouchers in Urban Parochial Schools - The Case of Five Schools in Southern California Tertiary
    The purpose of this study is to investigate why parents choose parochial schools, whether parochial-school parents are likely to favor school vouchers, and what factors lie behind their support for vouchers. To this end, this study gives special attention...

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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...

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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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    Tatian and Basil - Differing Views Regarding the Pagan Educational System of Antiquity Grade 6-Tertiary
    "Tatian believed Christians should not take part in pagan education. Basil believed that Christians could benefit spiritually from this education if they experienced it selectively and wisely. It is concluded that Basil’s view is the wiser...

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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...

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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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    The Life I Now Live Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Christian life does not begin with birth. It begins with death. Until self dies, until self is crucified, there is no beginning at all."

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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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    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...

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    What Is Philosophy? Grade 10-Lifelong
    Philosophy is a term derived from two Greek words, "philos" and "ophia", meaning "love of wisdom". This classical definition makes philosophy a never-ending tension, a never-ending search for the true knowledge of reality.