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. 134, No. 1, Fall

Analyzing Perceptions of Prospective Teachers about Their Media Literacy Competencies
Introduction Expectations from the 21st century human have been increasing day by day in this rapidly developing and changing world. The developments in information and communication technologies changed the world and the way we create and use information...
An Investigation of the Relationship between High-School Students' Problematic Mobile Phone Use and Their Self-Esteem Levels
Introduction Mobile phone is seen as one of the greatest innovations both in developed and developing countries. Advancements in mobile phones enable its users not just to communicate but also to use different applications such as camera, internet,...
A Program Evaluation Process to Meet the Needs of English Language Learners
In the United States, teacher certification and teacher preparation requirements vary from state to state. Presently, only four states require specific coursework to address the language, cultural, and educational needs of English Language Learners...
Conversations for School Personnel: A New Pathway to School Improvement
Defining "meaningful conversations" is the first task. Although an attempt is made to dissect the term, it is synergistic with the whole being greater than the sum of the parts. School stakeholders are invited to have "conversations" that afford the...
Ethical Awareness and Ethical Orientation of Turkish Teachers
Introduction Teachers face widely different ethical cases, especially during their courses, and they are supposed to be just and fair to the students at schools. Besides, they need to consider students' classroom performance along with exam scores...
Gender Role and Social Identifications: The Two Major Factors to Shape Turkish Women
Introduction The process of being a woman starts with biological gender but it is shaped by learning the social expectations such as gender roles. Culture is an important factor to define what are the proper roles for males and females as well as...
Managing the Classroom a Very Salient Responsibility in Teaching and Learning Situations Is Classroom Management
A knowledgeable teacher may fail in teaching due to inability to work effectively with pupils. Thus, pupils may be entertaining each other during class time, talking aloud incessantly, walking around aimlessly in the classroom, and bothering others,...
Prospective Foreign Language Teachers' Preference of Teaching Methods for the Language Acquisition Course in Turkish Higher Education
Introduction Researchers argue that competence in a language or being a native speaker of it is not sufficient for teaching it, and foreign language teachers should have an awareness of language as a system (Wright and Bolitho, 1993; Brown 2007;...
Secondary Teachers' Conceptions and Practices of Assessment Models: The Case for Mathematics Teachers in Jordan
Introduction In his paper, assessment crisis, Stiggins (2002) argues the side effects of the standardized testing ideology that is dominating the accountability and schools improvement in United States. He asserted the fact that another huge segment...
Self-Concept among Primary School Students According to Gender and Academic Achievement Variables in Jordan
Introduction Self-concept is one of the significant psychological concepts for many of the developmental, clinical, social, and specifically educational outputs, it is in the common sense the positive self concept may contribute positively in enhancing...
The Effect of Cognitive Behavioral Oriented Psycho Education Program on Dealing with Loneliness: An Online Psychological Counseling Approach
Introduction Loneliness is the situation in which the individual feels not understood and lonely (Russell, Peplau, & Cutrano, 1980); an unpleasant mood experienced as a result of the difference between the current social relations and desired...
The Evolutions of Interest and Beliefs about Arabic as a Foreign Language: A Case Study on Three Western Learners
Introduction United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a small and oil rich country in the Arabian Gulf. Over the last ten years, UAE witnessed fundamental and rapid changes in its educational policy, teaching and learning environments were westernized gradually...
The Notion of Administrative Transparency among Academic Leaderships at Jordanian Universities
Introduction Transparency is considered a key requirement in today's world. As global as it sounds, transparency is also particularly desirable in the Arab world in the wake of the current grassroot activism that is otherwise known as the Arab Spring....
The Recruitment and Selection of Principals Who Increase Student Learning
In today's economic environment, business and industry must respond to rapidly changing global dynamics with actions and practices that work or risk obsolescence. The educational community finds itself in much the same situation. The fact that students...