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. 124, No. 4, Summer

A Case Study on Autism: School Accommodations and Inclusive Settings
Semi-structured interviews were conducted with a mother and father raising their two children with autism. This single case study revealed the supports involved in educating and socializing school-aged children with autism spectrum disorder. The case...
A Discovery Oriented Technology Enhanced Abstract Algebra Course
This paper describes an innovative method for teaching of mathematics which was utilized to teach abstract algebra to a class of mathematics education majors at a small liberal arts college. A variation of R.L. Moore's Discovery Method was employed...
A Guide for Determining Which Teaching Methodology to Utilize in Economic Education: Trying to Improve How Economic Information Is Communicated to Students
In this paper, a practical framework for classifying various economic education teaching methodologies is established. This framework contributes to the literature regarding economic education by fostering a better understanding of how various teaching...
American Popular Culture: Should We Integrate It into American Education?
Educating the youth of America has always been a significant challenge, and the present is no different. We will be more effective as educators if we integrate the study of the popular culture with traditional education. Doing so will result in making...
Case Study of Characteristics of Effective Leadership in Graduate Student Collaborative Work
The purpose of the study was to determine the effective leadership characteristics of graduate students working in a collaborative setting. A secondary goal was be to develop recommendations that will help faculty better utilize group collaboration...
Educational and Career Aspirations: Views of Business School Students
A sizeable percentage of undergraduate students enroll in U.S. business schools; yet, there is sparse published research on the educational aspirations and career goals of this select student body. To address this gap in the literature, a survey of...
Hallie Quinn Brown (1845-Or 1850-1949): Educator, Author, Lecturer, Founder, and Reformer
Most black educators are aware of black pioneers, such as Frederick Douglass, Phillis Wheatley, Booker T. Washington, W. E. B. DuBois, George Washington Carver, Mary McLeod Bethune, and others, Few are, however, aware of Hallie Quinn Brown (1845-or...
Harnessing the Power of Knowledge in Higher Education
Successful organisations are knowledge-creating organisations, which produce, disseminate and embody new knowledge in new products and services. To this end, knowledge management enables organisations to improve efficiency and effectiveness mainly...
Identifying and Evaluating Research-Based Publications: Enhancing Undergraduate Student Critical Thinking Skills
In educating students to understand research-based publications, an interactive approach was designed. Students were first instructed to identify and locate different sources that publish information produced from research. Then students were taught...
Learned Helplessness: The Effect of Failure on Test-Taking
This study examined learned helplessness and its effect on test taking. Students were given one of two tests; the first began with extremely difficult questions and the other started with easy questions. We hypothesized that those who took the test...
Leisure Preferences and Leisure Communication with Peers of Elementary Students with and without Disabilities: Educational Implications
The present study examined and compared the leisure activities and communication about leisure among peers of a large sample of preadolescents without disabilities and their peers with identified disabilities. All responded to a questionnaire about...
Literature Review: Reported Educator Concerns regarding Cyberspace Curricula
Researchers and educators have expressed many concerns regarding cyberspace curricula. Some of these concerns are centered around teacher training, technology development, school budgets, assessment practices, and attitudes. "Cyberphobia" and "technopathology"...
Professor Russell N. Cassel: In Memoriam
From the time he taught in a one-room country schoolhouse, Russel N. Cassel knew he had found a niche in education. During the next several decades, his expertise as an educator and psychological and test evaluator surfaced in the military, in State...
Task Analysis of the Duties Performed in Secondary School Administration
Researchers on the job of principal have discussed the increasing complex nature of educational leadership. Some have even suggested why the principal's position is one that fewer and fewer teachers seek to fill (Fenwick, 2000). A recent report (Rayfield,...
Teacher Retention: Why Do Beginning Teachers Remain in the Profession?
As beginning teachers continue to leave the profession within the first several years of entering, educators must identify factors which cause teachers to remain in the profession, as well as factors related to attrition if the current teacher shortage...
Testing the Level of Student Knowledge
Benjamin Bloom proposed six hierarchical and cumulative levels of testing to measure different levels of student subject knowledge. A review of these levels would assist the business law teacher in developing tests to measure the desired level of student...
The Benefits of Group Study
Group study in and out of the classroom is strongly advocated in this article. Group study improves students intellectually; when done effectively, it stimulates interest and increases confidence; effective group dynamics also improve classroom management...
The Impact of Training in Technology Assisted Instruction on Skills and Attitudes of Pre-Service Teachers
The research discussed in this manuscript was supported by a capacity building grant funded by the Department of Education, Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to use Technology Grant (PT3). The problem was to determine the effects of course work and field...
To What Students Attribute Their Academic Success and Unsuccess
On a sample of 115 students we made investigation with purpose to answer the following questions: 1. To what students attribute their academic success and unsuccess. 2. Differences between successful and unsuccessful students in attribution of...
Two Urban Elementary Science Classrooms: The Interplay between Student Interactions and Classroom Management Practices
The purpose of this paper is to present findings from a case study of two urban elementary teachers' classroom management practices and students' interactions during science instruction. The two teachers had antithetical (i.e., one intrinsic, the other...
Understanding Dyscalculia for Teaching
Dyscalculia is a learning problem affecting many individuals. However, less is known about this disability than about the reading disability because the American society accepts learning problems in mathematics as quite normal. This article provides...