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. 129, No. 4, Summer

Analyses of Selected Specific Variables and Teacher Attrition
Research indicates that factors useful in the prediction of why over 50% of teachers leave the profession during the first five years do exist. The primary purpose of this study was to examine the relationship of teacher attrition to standardized reading...
Anxiety of Preservice Teachers Teaching Students with Disabilities: A Preliminary Investigation
Prior to engaging in special education-related field-based coursework, preservice teachers across educational fields typically have expressed anxious feelings toward upcoming experiences in which they were to work with students with disabilities (Patrick,...
A Study on Primary School Teacher Burnout Levels: The Northern Cyprus Case
An important phenomena of modern times, the term burnout was first coined in the 1970s in America to refer to the work-related depression that customer service workers experienced (Maslach, Schaufeli, Leiter; 2001:398). The concept was defined for...
Awareness of Biotechnological Application: A Study among University Geography Students
Last decades, most researchers have focused on biotechnology and it is applicatons which is effects on people, animal, and plants, however their geographical environment was overlooked. People have different idea about biotechnogy and its application...
Cultural Factors Affecting Chinese ESL Students' Academic Learning
Introduction English-as-a-second-language (ESL) students have several challenges in their academic studies at North American universities. Studies have shown that these challenges come from different sources: students' inadequate English proficiency;...
Enhancing the Performance of Female Students in Spoken English
Benson Idahosa University is a Christian University with the aim to change Nigeria and change the world by producing men and women who are sound in mind and body and who would by precept and example carry the gospel of Jesus Christ to all the comers...
Factors within Response to Intervention Implementation Training Associated with Teacher Efficacy Beliefs
Schools are continuously searching for effective methodologies to promote learning and success (Mennuti, Freeman, & Christner, 2006). One such area of intervention methodology that has received attention in the research literature is Response to...
Feeling-of-Knowing Judgment and Self-Regulation of Learning
Feeling-of-knowing refers to individuals' judgments about their degree of accuracy for recognizing or knowing a task or answer and predicting one's knowledge (Dunlosky & Bjork, 2008; Finn & Metcalfe, 2008; Nelson & Leonesio, 1988; Pintrich,...
Implementing Service Learning in Special Education Coursework: What We Learned
Implementing Service Learning in Special Education Coursework: What We Learned "Give the pupils something to do, not something to learn; and the doing is of such a nature as to demand thinking; learning naturally results."--John Dewey Service...
Improving the Quality of Education in Nigeria through Effective Inspection of Schools
It is a known fact that education is the instrument for economic empowerment and development of sustainable economy. No wonder, one of the national education goals is "the acquisition of appropriate skills and the development of mental, physical and...
Influence of Teacher Characteristics on Affective Evaluation of Social Studies Teachers in Nigeria
Social studies as a subject encourages the development of socio-civic and personal-behaviour. Its focus is on the affective domain of learning. It would be necessary to ascertain success of instruction through an appropriate evaluation of this domain...
Lord Shall Be Taught to Egypt: The Girls' Boarding School in Babelluk (1892-1923)
"The Kingdom, O Christ, is a Kingdom of all ages, and Thy dominion from generation to generation" (i) The immediate and controlling aim in all Missionary work is the awakening of faith in individual souls, and the raising up of a community of Christian...
Making the Case for Field Trips: What Research Tells Us and What Site Coordinators Have to Say
Field trips in the formative years are one of the most important things teachers can provide for their students. As we all know, children learn by doing. They remember what they have personally experienced. In addition, concept development is optimized...
Multiple Dimensions to the Application for the Effectiveness of Team Building in ROTC
The growth in competition and development globally as well as regionally means those organizations, whether small enterprises, non-profit organizations, multi-national corporations, government agencies, or military units, must maintain effective functioning....
Primary Student Teachers' Ideas of Atoms and Molecules: Using Drawings as a Research Method
Determination and investigation of student misconceptions in chemistry education have been very important for the last two decades. Science educators have generally agreed that the chemical misconceptions should be investigated. Understanding concept...
Recommendations for Use of SQ3R in Introductory Psychology Textbooks
Robinson (1970) developed the SQ3R study strategy to improve learning by incorporating higher-level study skills. SQ3R entails five steps: Survey, Question, Read, Recite, and Review. The first step involves surveying chapter headings and subheadings...
Student Ratings of Teaching Effectiveness for Faculty Groups Based on Race and Gender
Introduction End-of-course student evaluations of teaching effectiveness have been conducted in most institutions of higher education since the 1960s. Student evaluations of teaching effectiveness are used primarily for feedback to faculty for instructional...
Teacher Leadership Skills: An Analysis of Communication Apprehension
Becoming aware of leadership skill strengths and weaknesses is crucial for growing as teachers, and for leading coworkers to higher levels of contribution at the workplace. As part of the requirements for a graduate class in leadership behavior, students...
Teaching the Mole Concept Using a Conceptual Change Method at College Level
Chemistry is the science that deals with chemical change processes involving the mole, molecule, particle concepts as well as mathematical computations. As it is well known, the mole concept is used as a unit to calculate the amount of substances involved...
The Effects of Sources of Motivation on Teachers' Motivation Levels
Introduction Education is a process of behavioral change and development that occurs continuously throughout every stage of life. Teachers are active in every stage of that process. The formation of desirable behavior in the student is closely linked...
The Principal in the Teaching and Learning Process
The Principal as Supervisor in the Curriculum To do well in supervision, the principal must develop good rapport with classroom teachers. Hostility and mistrust have no role to play when developing a quality curriculum. Negative attitudes toward...
To Teach or Not to Teach: The Ethics of Metadata
In a recent television commercial, Dan Hesse, President of Sprint stated an important point: technology is only great if you know how to use it. Since the advent of the computer, schools have done their best to teach students to use these amazing new...
Using Novel Experiences in Introductory Psychology: Insects 101
At a time when many professors struggle with integrating experiential learning and successful coverage of content, students benefit from those teaching moments that are active, salient, and multidimensional (McKeachie, 1999). Our goal was to provide...