Innovating Christian Education Research

Innovating Christian Education Research
Publisher Springer Nature
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Category Religion
Total Pages 468
ISBN 9789811588563
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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This book reformulates Christian education as an interdisciplinary and interdenominational vocation for professionals and practitioners. It speaks directly to a range of contemporary contexts with the aim of encouraging conceptual, empirical and practice-informed innovation to build the field of Christian education research. The book invites readers to probe questions concerning epistemologies, ethics, pedagogies and curricula, using multidisciplinary research approaches. By helping thinkers to believe and believers to think, the book seeks to stimulate constructive dialogue about what it means to innovate Christian education research today.Chapters are organised into three main sections. Following an introduction to the volume's guiding framework and intended contribution (Chapter 1), Part 1 features conceptual perspectives and comprises research that develops theological, philosophical and theoretical discussion of Christian education (Chapters 2-13). Part 2 encompasses empirical research that examines data to test theory, answer big questions and develop our understanding of Christian education (Chapters 14-18). Finally, Part 3 reflects on contemporary practice contexts and showcases examples of emerging research agendas in Christian education (Chapters 19-24).

Innovating Christian Education Research
  • Author : Johannes M. Luetz,Beth Green
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-01-04

This book reformulates Christian education as an interdisciplinary and interdenominational vocation for professionals and practitioners. It speaks directly to a range of contemporary contexts with the aim of encouraging conceptual, empirical and practice-informed innovation to build the field of Christian education research. The book invites readers to probe questions concerning

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Religious Education at Schools in Europe
  • Author : Martin Rothgangel,Martin Jäggle,Thomas Schlag
  • Publisher : Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht
  • Release Date : 2015-11-18

The project “Religious Education at Schools in Europe” (REL-EDU), which is divided up into six volumes (Central Europe, Western Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, South-Eastern Europe, Eastern Europe), aims to research the situation with regard to religious education in Europe. This volume outlines the organisational form of religious education in

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Moving Learning Forward in Christian Schools
  • Author : Steven F. Butler
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release Date : 2021-03-10

Are you ready to make changes in your Christian school? Moving Learning Forward in Christian Schools: A Practical Guide for a Mission-Focused Curriculum challenges those involved in Christian schools to consider changes to better prepare students to enter adulthood and impact the world. Readers will gain insights into: •How current

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Reimagining Christian Education
  • Author : Johannes M. Luetz,Tony Dowden,Beverley Norsworthy
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-07-04

This book is an arresting interdisciplinary publication on Christian education, comprising works by leading scholars, professionals and practitioners from around the globe. It focuses on the integrated approaches to Christian education that are both theoretically sound and practically beneficial, and identifies innovative pedagogical methods and tools that have been field-tested

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Beyond Belief
  • Author : Johannes M. Luetz,Patrick D. Nunn
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021

This interdisciplinary book explores the science and spirituality nexus in the Pacific Islands Region and as such makes a critical contribution to sustainable climate change adaptation in Oceania. In addition to presenting case studies, literary analyses, field projects, and empirical research, the book describes faith-engaged approaches through the prism of:

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Innovation in the Orthodox Christian Tradition
  • Author : Trine Stauning Willert,Lina Molokotos-Liederman
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-05-23

The relationship between tradition and innovation in Orthodox Christianity has often been problematic, filled with tensions and contradictions starting from the Byzantine era and running through the 19th and 20th centuries. For a long period of time scholars have typically assumed Greek Orthodoxy to be a static religious tradition with

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The Innovative Church
  • Author : Merton P. Strommen
  • Publisher : Augsburg Books
  • Release Date : 1984

Many pastors and lay leaders see that congregations need to change in order to carry out their mission, yet often attempts at change are resisted and blocked.

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Educational Research and Innovation Teaching as a Knowledge Profession Studying Pedagogical Knowledge across Education Systems
  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-10-14

What knowledge do teachers need for 21st century teaching? Today, teachers have an important role in guiding and shaping students’ use of digital tools and optimising the educational benefits of their digital experiences.

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The Empirical Science of Religious Education
  • Author : Mandy Robbins,Leslie J. Francis
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-01-22

The Empirical Science of Religious Education draws together a collection of innovative articles in the field of religious education which passed the editorial scrutiny of Professor Robert Jackson over the course of his impactful fourteen year career as editor of the British Journal of Religious Education. These articles have made

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Teacher Transition into Innovative Learning Environments
  • Author : Wesley Imms,Thomas Kvan
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-11-30

This open access book focuses on how the design and use of innovative learning environments can evolve as teaching practices and education policies change. It addresses how these new environments are used, how teachers are adapting their practices, the challenges that these changes pose, and the effective evaluation of these

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New Voices in Higher Education Research and Scholarship
  • Author : Ribeiro, Filipa M.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2014-11-30

Higher Education systems and universities worldwide are constantly being transformed due to ever-changing practices and policies. Recent research reveals the challenges between society and higher education continue to grow. New Voices in Higher Education Research and Scholarship explores the role of higher education in today’s society. It discusses the

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Information and Technology Literacy  Concepts  Methodologies  Tools  and Applications
  • Author : Management Association, Information Resources
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2017-08-30

People currently live in a digital age in which technology is now a ubiquitous part of society. It has become imperative to develop and maintain a comprehensive understanding of emerging innovations and technologies. Information and Technology Literacy: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is an authoritative reference source for the latest

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Encyclopedia of Christian Education
  • Author : George Thomas Kurian,Mark A. Lamport
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2015-05-07

This reference work tells the unique history of Christian education and shows how Christian educators pioneered such institutions and reforms as universal literacy, home schooling, Sunday schools, women's education, graded schools, compulsory education of the deaf and blind, and kindergarten.

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Innovative Strategies for Heritage Language Teaching
  • Author : Marta Fairclough,Sara M. Beaudrie
  • Publisher : Georgetown University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-11-22

Heritage language (HL) education has as its primary aims to help learners regain, develop, or maintain their HL while gaining deeper understanding of their cultural heritage. The topic has gained traction in recent years, as the interest in bilingual education and the numbers of people speaking English as a second

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ICCIRS 2019
  • Author : Thomas Pentury,Achmad Syahid ,Jeane Marie Tulung ,Lince Sihombing,Agustin Ch. Kakiay
  • Publisher : European Alliance for Innovation
  • Release Date : 2020-11-18

As an annual event, 1st International Conference on Christian and Inter Religious Studies (ICCIRS) 2019 continued the agenda to bring together researcher, academics, experts and professionals in examining selected theme by applying multidisciplinary approaches. In 2019, IAKN Manado successfully held this event for the first time in 11-14 December at Institut Agama

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