Education

Founded in 1880, Education is a quarterly journal owned and published by Project Innovation. Editorial headquarters are located in Mobile, Ala. Education has an estimated subscription base of 2,900 readers. The journal specializes in the publication of original research and theoretical analysis of subject matter related to innovations in education and teacher preparation. These areas of study and inquiry are applicable to educators across a broad range of teaching, learning and education. The journal accepts unsolicited manuscripts. However, as Education is independently operated and does not receive funding from membership dues or advertising, authors or their sponsoring organization are required to pay a fee for the publication of their material in the journal. The Editor of Education is Phil Feldman.

Articles from Vol. 131, No. 1, Fall

A Decade of Results: A Case for School District Consolidation?
School district consolidation persists as a controversial issue in public education. Often touted as a method of improving school efficiency, consolidation remains a frequent recommendation of state governments seeking to improve educational cost effectiveness,...
A Qualitative Research on the Teaching Strategies and Class Applications of the High School Teachers Who Teach English in Turkey as a Foreign Language
Introduction The first and the most important thing to do in language education and teaching is to evoke interest, desire and positive attitude in the students towards the target language. The viewpoint that is to be given to the students on the...
Attitudes of African American Males regarding Counseling in Four Texas Universities
Introduction Counseling African Americans provides counselors with a chance to become aware of the cultural issues that form a foundation for this particular client group (Ahia, 1997). Although issues such as mistrust, masculinity, and possible...
Basic Factors That Affect General Academic Motivation Levels of Candidate Preschool Teachers
Introduction Education is a process of changing and improving behaviour at all levels of life. The portion of this process that takes place at educational institutions consists of goal, content, process of teaching-learning and testing stages. On...
Classroom Physical Design Influencing Student Learning and Evaluations of College Instructors: A Review of Literature
Introduction Today's classrooms, including studios, laboratories, auditoriums, and other indoor environments, have a wide variety of physical structures that support and facilitate student learning. There is no perfect classroom physical design...
Computer Teacher Candidates' Metaphors about the Internet
Introduction The internet has been around for about three decades now. Its most reasonable starting date is 1982, when the current internet protocols were formally introduced (Thomas & Wyatt, 1999). Currently, a growing number of people from...
Evaluation of Turkish Education Programs
Introduction Language, which consists of listening, speaking, reading and writing skills, is a mirror of our thoughts, culture, more generally the society and more privately our personality. Seeming to be a mere basic means of communication, language...
Geography Education in Asia: Samples from Different Countries and Turkey
Introduction During the last few decades, rapid developments in all areas of the life have forced countries to rethink the quality of education they provide, considering whether their education systems are creating generations of global citizens...
Health Literacy and the Millennium Development Goals in Nigeria
Introduction In the 21st century, Africa in general and Nigeria in particular is faced with various developmental challenges. We have a large population putting pressure on existing social amenities, we have problem of inadequate electricity to...
Mathematics Anxiety According to Middle School Students' Achievement Motivation and Social Comparison
Introduction Students' achievement for a course is related to variables relevant to both students, and teaching and learning processes. Variables affecting achievement are multidimensional, especially if the course is mathematics. One of the most...
Non-Renewal of Probationary Teachers: Negative Retention
All states differentiate between the requirements for ending the employment of teachers depending on their tenure status. Most importantly, a tenured teacher must be afforded certain procedural rights prior to dismissal or termination. These rights...
Passing the Torch: Maintaining Faith-Based University Traditions during Transition of Leadership
Faith-based universities, particularly Roman Catholic institutions, face a unique yet very common dilemma. These institutions are on the verge of a fundamental shift in leadership from religious to predominately lay leadership. Those administrators...
Portrait of the College Employee: Work 'Em' to Death, or Just Leave 'Em' Alone
Everyday in hundreds of institutions of higher education throughout the nation thousands of employees report to work and go about their business of completing their assigned duties in small eight hour blocks of time. Within this group of workers...
Professional Development and the Master Technology Teacher: The Evolution of One Partnership
Introduction Technology use in the classroom has been and is often viewed as an "add on" or as a methodology teachers are encouraged to implement due to national and state standards and objectives set forth by accrediting bodies. Professional development...
Reliability and Validity Analysis of the Multiple Intelligence Perception Scale
Introduction Intelligence is one of the basic variables that influence learning. Instructional approaches and models that are well-established in the world of modern education consider intelligence as either a direct or indirect variable. The Theory...
Teacher Views on Social Skills Development in Primary School Students
One of the most important aims of primary education is to help children adapt to social life healthily. The foundations of the socialization process, beginning at birth and lasting as long as the person lives, are laid during the primary education...
Teaching Business Ethics after the Financial Meltdown: Is It Time for Ethics with a Sermon?
Business Schools Have Been Teaching Ethics The American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) for many years has sought to incorporate ethics education into the business curriculum. Critics complain that business schools focus too much...
The Effects of Cooperative Learning Experience on Eighth Grade Students' Achievement and Attitude toward Science
Introduction Cooperative learning activities are frequently employed in different parts of the world in order to enable active learning and realize learning as a social activity. The reason lying behind the frequent use of it is that traditional...
The Impact of Geographical Trips on Geography Teaching
Introduction The land is the labaratory for the geographer. With the geographical trips, natural and social qualities of the land can be observed in its own place. It opens the opportunity of learning from primary sources such as the local people....
The Impact of Private Sector Competition on Public Schooling in Kuwait: Some Socio-Educational Implications
Introduction With Kuwait being a welfare state, full, unconditional employment for natives has been a common practice, which has badly affected education and employment policies in the country. Gradually, this has been conducive to a gap between...