Thursday, July 25, 2024

2023 AHSRA – Nairobi, Kenya

AHSRA 2023 Conference,
Adventist University Africa, Nairobi, Kenya

May 25-27, 2023 (Pre-Conference training May 24)

Schedule

 

2023
Thursday, May 25th
10:55 AM

Assessment of Student leadership Training program based on Student Leaders Perceptions: Case of a Private Secondary School in Zimbabwe.

Constance ChifambaSolusi University
Florence ZimunyaSolusi University

Session B

10:55 AM – 11:20 AM

 

Faith experience of African students in secular universities in Russia: A narrative inquiry

Pavel ZubkovAdventist International Institute of Advanced Studies

Session A

10:55 AM – 11:00 AM

 

Gender Difference on Internal Equity: Evidence from The Hospitality Industry in Ghana

Patricia PeprahAdventist University of the Philippines

Session C

10:55 AM – 11:20 AM

11:25 AM

Community Conversations: Using focus groups and qualitative surveys to understand the aspirations, challenges and solutions of under-represented community groups in a tri-county region.

Curtis J. VanderWaalAndrews University
Emma D. VanderwaalAndrews University

Session A

11:25 AM – 11:50 AM

 

Laughable at Best, Criminal at Worst: Why Adventist Clergy Leave Pastoral Ministry

René DrummAndrews University
Petr CincalaAndrews University

Session C

11:25 AM – 11:50 AM

 

Video Game Effect: Good or Bad?

Alina BaltazarAndrews University
Joshua BaltazarAndrews University

Session B

11:25 AM – 11:50 AM

11:55 AM

Bullying Perpetrators and Victims and Associated Factors among High School Learners in Tshwane District, South Africa

Kebogile MokwenaSefako Makgatho Health Sciences University
Dudu ShibaSefako Makgatho Health Sciences University

Session C

11:55 AM – 12:20 PM

 

The Impact of Family Dynamics on Academic Motivation

Dickson MorumbwaAndrews University
Nadia Nosworthy PhDAndrews University
David Sedlacek PhDAndrews University
Jimmy Kijai PhDAndrews University

Session B

11:55 AM – 12:20 PM

 

Through Christ Alone?: Adventists’ Beliefs about Salvation

Petr A. ČinčalaAndrews University
René DrummAndrews University
Duane C. McBrideAndrews University

Session A

11:55 AM – 12:20 PM

12:25 PM

Exploring How Small Businesses Grow to Levels of Competitiveness and Sustainability: A Case of Liberia

Faith Sivili Ph.D. Student (AUA)Adventist University of West Africa, Liberia
Peter A. Boateng Ph.D.Valley View University

Session A

12:25 PM – 12:50 PM

 

Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Faculty Attitudes Related to Trauma-Informed Care

Ingrid SlikkersAndrews University
Jenica JosephAndrews University
Dustin YoungAndrews University
Curtis J. VanderWaalAndrews University

Session C

12:25 PM – 12:50 PM

 

What Does Recent Research Say about the Level of Education of Adventist Church Leaders?

Galina Stele

Session B

12:25 PM – 12:50 PM

1:55 PM

Meeting Physical Needs of Vulnerable Communities to Intersect with Spiritual Needs

Joy Kauffman
Audrey Ahwan
Ronda ChristmanSouthern Adventist University

Session A

1:55 PM – 2:20 PM

 

Trends in Substance Use in a Prohibitionist University Compared to General College Populations

Duane C. McBrideAndrews University
Alina BaltazarAndrews University
Curtis J. VanderWaalAndrews University
Shannon M. TrecartinAndrews University
Karl G. D. BaileyAndrews University
Gary L. HopkinsInstitute for Prevention of Addictions

Session B

1:55 PM – 2:20 PM

 

Understanding the Impact of Academic Advising on Student Development in a Higher Education Institution in Liberia

Lendeh SeboeAdventist University of West Africa

Session C

1:55 PM – 2:20 PM

2:25 PM

Belonging among Seventh-day Adventists with Disabilities

Shannon M. TrecartinAndrews University

Session B

2:25 PM – 2:50 PM

 

The Effect of Organizational Communication on Employee Work Passion

Sanderson YeboahValley View University
Isaac Ohene AnkomahValley View University

Session A

2:25 PM – 2:50 PM

 

We are Kamea Christians Not Because We Sing Like Berrien Springs Christians: Towards a Methodology of Developing a Biblical Theology in Context

Unia ApiPacific Adventist University

Session C

2:25 PM – 2:50 PM

2:55 PM

Developing a Research Agenda: Collaborative and Impactful Research for Adventist Ministry and Education in Australia and New Zealand

Tracie Mafile’oAvondale University
Erika Puni DrAvondale University
Michelle Ralston DrAvondale University
Daniela Brown MsBethlehem Tertiary Institute
Branimir Schubert DrSpero Consulting

Session C

2:55 PM – 3:20 PM

 

Exploring Psycho-Social Training Needs of Pastors

Lloyd HamiltonAndrews University
Curtis J. VanderWaalAndrews University
Shannon M. TrecartinAndrews University
Dustin YoungAndrews University

Session A

2:55 PM – 3:20 PM

 

Views and Experiences of Members of Faith-based Organizations when Church Attendance was Restricted by the Covid Lockdown

Kebogile MokwenaSefako Makgatho Health Sciences University
Edith Dinong PhaswanaUniversity of South Africa

Session B

2:55 PM – 3:20 PM

3:25 PM

Ethical Issues and Standards of Responsible Research Conduct and Monitoring in an Adventist Institution of Higher Learning – The Babcock Experience

Kayode O. OgunwenmoBabcock University
Godswill N. AnyasorBabcock University
Grace O. TayoBabcock University

Session C

3:25 PM – 3:50 PM

 

Student and Staff Evaluations of Psychologists, Pastoral Counsellors, and AI Interactions in the Context of Text-based Online Student Counselling: A Preliminary Study.

Conrad ZygmontHelderberg College of Higher Education

Session B

3:25 PM – 3:50 PM

 

The African Seventh-day Adventist Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice Towards Mental Health

Daniel GanuAdventist University of Africa

Session A

3:25 PM – 3:50 PM

3:55 PM

A Model of Talent Management in a Faith-Based Institution: An Appreciative Inquiry

Kepha O. PondiAdventist International Institute of Advanced Studies
Edivaldo S. AbelAdventist International Institute of Advanced Studies

Session B

3:55 PM – 4:20 PM

 

Adventist Political Behavior, Social Issues, and a Voter Engagement Campaign

John GavinAndrews University

Session A

3:55 PM – 4:20 PM

 

The HONOR Framework: Empowering Adolescent Girls to Address Violence

Naelijwa ManongiAndrews University
Joel RaveloharimisyAndrews University

Session C

3:55 PM – 4:20 PM

4:25 PM

Variations in Religiosity by Latitude Parallel Variations in Environmental Instability

Karl G. D. BaileyAndrews University
Crystal CollinsAndrews University
Aidan LiAndrews University
Duane C. McBrideAndrews University

Session A

4:25 PM – 4:50 PM

Friday, May 26th
10:30 AM

Exploring the Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Academic Writing: Current Applications and Future Directions

Samson Otieno OokoAdventist University of Africa

Session A

10:30 AM – 11:15 AM

 

Leadership in the 21st Century: How to Successfully Navigate an Organization and Significantly Contribute to Its Development

Gilbert WariAndrews University

Session A

10:30 AM – 11:15 AM

 

Screening for Depression in Middle and High School Adolescents using PHQ-9A

Mary N. NgugiAndrews University

Session C

10:30 AM – 11:15 AM

 

Student-Centered Learning Approach: Identifying the Gap in the Classroom

Ireen ChimogaRusangu University

Session B

10:30 AM – 11:15 AM

 

The Interplay of Adverse Childhood Experiences and the Learning Environment: Assessing Resiliency and General Mental Health Among Medical Students in Rwanda

Andrew CooperAndrews University

Session B

10:30 AM – 11:15 AM

 

The Role of Young People on The Future of Adventism on Health, Education, Socio- Economic Growth, and Spiritually.

Jerimiah RogitoAdventist University of Africa

Session C

10:30 AM – 11:15 AM

11:20 AM

Examining the Factors Influencing Students Retention and Migration in Higher Education Institutions in Liberia.

Faith SiviliAdventist University of West Africa
Glory BaysahAdventist University of West Africa

Session A

11:20 AM – 11:35 AM

 

Rising from the COVID-19 Dungeon: Analysis of Adventist Private Schools’ Liquidity Position

Francis Osei-KuffourValley View University

Session B

11:20 AM – 11:35 AM

 

The Extent of Faculty Development in Private Higher Institutions in Ghana

Isaac Ohene AnkomahValley View University
Sanderson Kyeraa YeboahValley View University

Session C

11:20 AM – 11:35 AM

11:40 AM

Economic Thought: A Biblical Perspective

Williams Kwasi PeprahAndrews University
Lucile SabasAndrews University
Carmelita J. TroyAndrews University
Quentin SahlyAndrews University
Delynne ShepardAndrews University

Session A

11:40 AM – 11:50 AM

 

“Feed My Sheep”: A literal mandate?

Laura RacovitaSouthern Adventist University
Amy MejiasSouthern Adventist University
Safiyya PhillipSouthern Adventist University

Session C

11:40 AM – 11:50 AM

 

Impact of COVID-19 on Occupational Therapy Professionals

Dovison KereriAndrews University

Session B

11:40 AM – 11:50 AM

12:00 PM

Adventist Spirituality in a Post-modern World

Monthusi Legodi

Session B

12:00 PM – 12:15 PM

 

Association of Intergenerational Interactions on Emotional Wellbeing

Ronda ChristmanSouthern Adventist University
Bev MayfieldWashington State University
Rachel LoukotaWashington Adventist University
Marcelle Angall-LeonceSouthern Adventist University

Session C

12:00 PM – 12:15 PM

 

Learning how to A.C.T.: Opportunities to bridge education and social justice in academia

Melissa Ponce-RodasAndrews University
Joel RaveloharimisyAndrews University
Mkama MartineAndrews University

Session A

12:00 PM – 12:15 PM

12:20 PM

Artificial Intelligence: Its Impact on Christian Education

Youssry GuirguisAsia Pacific International University

Session B

12:20 PM – 12:35 PM

 

“Church on my Couch”: Predicting the Future Impact of Online Ministry Based on the Impact During COVID-19

Samukeliso Mabarani
Sikhumbuzo DubeAdventist University of Africa

Session C

12:20 PM – 12:35 PM

 

Developing an operation model for Mission trips on health and evangelism in developing countries – The Salama Health project.

Sozina KatuliAndrews University

Session A

12:20 PM – 12:35 PM

12:40 PM

Integration of Faith-Based Modules in Undergraduate Nursing Curricula: Implications on Graduate Work Ethic and Health Care Delivery

Sello Editor MoyoKanye Seventh Day Adventist College of Nursing
Tshiamo GaebuseKanye Seventh-day Adventist College of Nursing
Rose Mutlalepula SiangaKanye Seventh Day Adventist College of Nursing

Session A

12:40 PM – 12:55 PM

 

The Effect of Organizational Culture on Faculty Performance of Private Universities in Selected Countries in West Africa.

Moses AzamitiAdventist University of the Philippines
Lolina T. MostazaAdventist University of the Philippines
Vicky C. MergalAdventist University of the Philippines
Lorcelie B. TaclaAdventist University of the Philippines
Rowena A. RamosAdventist University of the Philippines

Session B

12:40 PM – 12:55 PM

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