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. 125, No. 3, Spring

Acknowledging the Need Facing Teacher Preparation Programs: Responding to Make a Difference
Introduction Colleges of Education across the United States are experiencing a growing problem regarding teacher education graduates. That problem may be summed up as teachers that are under prepared to meet the needs of students today. This perpetuates...
A Moral Code for the Current Secular State of Affairs
Introduction With the current president, George W. Bush, stating our determination to deal with the "Axis of Evil," interest in values and value education takes on a new sense of urgency. The nation's schools' attempts to address values education...
A "Novel" Approach to Motivating Students
An ongoing struggle for many instructors is motivating their students to learn. Students seem to be particularly unmotivated to learn material that appears uninteresting to them or unrelated to their own life experiences and career goals. It is certainly...
Are We Helping Them Serve Others? Student Perceptions of Campus Altruism in Support of Community Service Motives
To some people in the general public, colleges and universities are perceived as isolated and separated from real-world problems, not contacting with surrounding community needs and social issues. The increasingly complex problems of today's urban...
Effects of Educational Strategies on College Students' Identification of Sexual Harassment
Sexual harassment in the workplace and educational institutions is a growing problem that concerns many women, men, and employers. Approximately 46 percent of the workforce is comprised of women and is projected to be 48 percent by 2008 (U.S. Dept...
Elementary and High School Teachers: Birds of a Feather?
1. Introduction Public elementary and high school teachers in the United States are often assumed to be fundamentally different from each other. Historically, they have come from different educational backgrounds: Elementary teachers were characteristically...
Faculty Performance Reviews: Accountability in Teacher Education
In his signature article for this issue of Education, "Raising teacher salaries: The funds are there," Haberman asserts that "Where there is no accountability there is neither high quality nor improvement. He further states in a discussion about licensing...
Faculty Scholarly Goals: Relationships between Institutional, Departmental, and Individual's Emphasis
Despite a large volume of research focusing on the factors influencing goal setting and faculty performance (Chesser & Ellis, 1994; Layzell, 1996; Liddle, Westergren, & Duke, 1997: Milem, Berger, & Dey, 2000: Noser, Manakyan, & Tanner,...
Instructing African American Students
One essential key to economic, personal, and social success, for African American, is to pursue formal education. Concomitantly, the struggles of African-Americans to achieve educational excellence, equality, and equity are critically linked to the...
Old Order Amish Philosophy of Education
Old Order Amish Education To meet OOA goals with an eighth grade education, Amish students are very diligent in school work. In rural Bloomfield, Iowa there are eight one room wooden school buildings. Seven of these have two teachers in each school....
Promoting Preservice Teachers' Success in Classroom Management by Leveraging a Local Union's Resources: A Professional Development School Initiative
Few in the field of preservice teacher education would disagree that classroom management issues consistently surface as a prevailing concern for novice teachers. As numerous research studies have documented (Brophy & Evertson, 1976; Doyle, 1986;...
Raising Teacher Salaries: The Funds Are There
The operational definition of a "fully qualified" new teacher is one who will not apply to teach where s/he is most needed and who will fail or quit if s/he does. Fifty eight percent of those who have been graduated from state approved teacher education...
Satisfaction, Academic Rigor and Interaction: Perceptions of Online Instruction
The recent explosion in the number of online courses offered at colleges and universities throughout the land has been both praised and scorned by members of the higher education community. Proponents of online instruction tout its ability to deliver...
Scholarly Online Database Use in Higher Education: A Faculty Survey
The availability of scholarly online databases has enhanced the efficacy of literature retrieval and related research endeavors (Pfaffenberger, 1990; Tensen, 2004). In tact, several survey studies have provided empirical data regarding the use and...
Some Subterranean Thoughts of History
Arnold Toynbee in his "A Study of History" summarized history by dividing the subject up into history, science and fiction by order of techniques. He indicated that there were three different "methods of viewing and presenting the objects of our thoughts,...
Teaching the Mixed Model Design: A Flowchart to Facilitate Understanding
Research Scenario Suppose a graduate teaching assistant was interested in studying the academic achievement of students enrolled in her introductory statistics courses. The teaching assistant had three hypotheses in mind about her morning and afternoon...
The Impact of Computer-Based Secondary Education
The Internet is an AWESOME thing. Who would have thought that within the 20th century, a supertool could be created, a tool that allows us to talk to people in other states without the long distance charges, a tool that allows us to purchase products...
The Life-World of Visually Impaired Adolescents: An Educational Guidance Perspective
In this article attention will be focused on the description of the life-world of visually impaired adolescents. The target population of this research was visually impaired adolescents who at least were able to communicate in English, Tswana or Sotho....
Time Use Efficiency and the Five-Factor Model of Personality
The ability to use time efficiently is an important skill in academic settings. Students are constantly faced with deadlines and have specific outcomes (i.e., assignments) to produce within a specified time period. Despite the apparent importance of...
Who Moves from Industry to Academia and Why: An Exploratory Survey and Analysis
As the average age of university faculty continues to climb (Magner, 2000) and vacancies become increasingly difficult to fill, experienced government and industry workers may prove to be a potential source of new faculty. This paper will explore the...