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. 123, No. 2, Winter

Academic Staff Turnover in Nigerian Universities (1990-1997)
Background of the Study University education, in contemporary times the world over, is becoming an exceedingly complex enterprise. This complexity requires a high degree of competence and proven scholarship from the university academic staff...
Acclimating Induction Teachers to Low-Performing Schools: Administrators' Role
Introduction Induction, the process of orienting teachers to the profession, consists of a series of experiences at the district and building levels to familiarize the novice with the daily operations of the organization. Inducting teachers for...
Addressing Personnel Concerns about School Violence through Education, Assessment and Strategic Planning
Violence in the United States has been increasing among children and adolescents at alarming rates and is now considered a significant public health concern (Thornton, Craft, Dahlberg, Lynch, & Baer, 2000). In a typical city, 30 to 50 cases...
Administrator Perceptions of Business School Advisory Boards
According to the University of Nevada, Reno (2002), University of Wyoming (2002), and Baylor University (2002), advisory boards encourage reciprocity between universities and the private sector. Advisory boards dispense valuable advice to deans...
Application of a Wholetheme Perspective to the Movement Approach for Teaching Physical Education in Elementary Schools
The wholetheme approach (Iran-Nejad, 1994) is different in several important ways from traditional approaches to teaching subject areas in schools. The approach was developed to solve some of the current problems in education resulting from the...
A Study of Studies: Cyberspace Communications
Introduction Communication is defined as the transmission of information, the transmission of understanding, and the use of common symbols. Most people readily see the role of the first component in communication--transmission of information....
Breaking the School District Boundaries: Collaboration and Cooperation for Success
As in many other states, the relationship between student achievement and staff development has generated a great deal of attention. A veritable nationwide industry of staff development providers has answered the call for additional training of...
Celebrating Diversity by Educating All Students: Elementary Teacher and Principal Collaboration
Background of the Problem American school populations are becoming increasingly diverse. Americans are learning that it is the differences of people that make us unique and beautiful as human beings (Garrett, 2002). There is an array of racial,...
Commencement Address to College Graduating Students
President Gonzalez, members of the faculty and staff, graduates, their families and their guests. I am deeply humbled by this prestigious award and I feel honored to have the opportunity to share with you on this remarkable occasion a few brief...
Counseling the University Professor on the Securing of Research Grants and the Publishing of Research Products
Introduction Ten years ago when I left China for the United States, I felt I could thereafter become worry-free about Guanxi, human relations, in my academic career. The feeling of an emancipation from Guanxi was teasing and exciting then as...
Developing a Caring Attitude in the Early Childhood Pre-Service Teachers
Research accomplished by Freeman, et al. (1999) at the University of South Carolina developed a framework promoting a variety of experiences permitting students to develop the dispositions and skills to interact with children and families in nurturing...
Developing University and Public School Partnerships to Promote Excellence in Teacher Education
The establishment of a Professional Development School relationship between Jacksonville State University's College of Education and Professional Studies and Piedmont City Schools began in 1992 through a grant funded by Alabama Power Foundation....
Elementary Science Education: The Influence of Student Teaching-Where It All Begins
Introduction Preservice elementary teachers arrive at their student teaching semester with established values, attitudes, and beliefs. They carry with them a lifetime of experiences as learners which strongly influence the way they think about...
Elementary Teacher Education Students' Perceptions of Team Teaching
Introduction Team teaching is a method that two or more instructors work together over the planning, teaching, and evaluation of courses (Easterby-Smith & Olve, 1984; Zhang and Keim, 1993). Studies have shown that team teaching approach is...
Empowering Early Childhood Teacher to Keep Teaching Fresh as a Lifelong Learner
What can make teachers for young children more competent and keep their teaching always fresh? What encourages early childhood teachers to strive to be more qualified and to improve their teaching methods? I'd like to discuss these questions to...
Ensuring Excellence in the Preparation of Special Educators through Program Evaluation
The inclusion movement across America requires an increase in the academic expectations of all students (IDEA, 1997). Students with exceptionalities will not be able to meet these increased expectations unless their teachers are knowledgeable about...
Leadership in Action: Piloting a School Uniform Program
Research has consistently recognized a strong relationship between economic disadvantage and low norm-referenced test scores. Many schools with low academic achievement scores, low attendance rates, and high transiency percentages have high rates...
Memory Improvement and Research Related to the Science of Memory
In a time of high-stakes testing and accountability, educators must use research-based skills, tools and techniques to assist students learn content and remember the information. Learning the content is a function of numerous educational practices...
Progymnastia a Synchromus Approach to Internet Teaching
An Ancient Ideal The ancient world, like today, struggled with its approach to education. There was a tension between the grammarians and the schools of rhetoric. The ancient Greek system started with the early ages in grammar school focusing...
Project Synergy, 9-16+: A National Education Model for Success
Introduction Throughout its 13 years of operation, the Southwestern College Education Center at San Ysidro (SCEC, SY) has served as a gateway to higher education for the residents of the most southerly areas of the District. Today, student enrollment...
Promotion and Tenure Decisions Using the Boyer Model
There are two questions dominating the literature on tenure: (a) What is it?, and (b) What shall we do with it at the institutional level? (Hutcheson, 1998). Tierney & Bensimon (1996) interviewed over 300 tenure candidates at twelve different...
Regular Educators and Students with Physical Disabilities
The schools across the nation are moving toward the inclusion of students with disabilities in the regular classroom, including those who have severe physical challenges. The supporters of the inclusion movement draw their impetus from the Least...
Special Education Directors and Their Competencies on CEC-Identified Skills
Special Education Directors and Their Competencies On CEC-Identified Skills The current practice of including more and more students with special needs in the general education setting has generated anxiety among both special educators and...
Stakeholders' Survey Focuses Leadership Search
Nevada recently completed a successful national search for a new state superintendent. A targeted survey of key representatives of state educational constituent groups focused the State Board's process in selecting their future superintendent. A...
State Certification/licensure Standards for Educational Diagnosticians: A National Review
Educational assessment for students with possible disabilities is an activity carried out by a diverse group of professionals. Regional and local practices determine which specific professionals within the local education agency (LEA) assume such...
Successful Scientific Instruction Involves More Than Just Discovering Concepts through Inquiry-Based Activities
Learning scientific Information-Historical examination In recent times, the main focus in science classrooms has been on mastering science skills and doing science as it is practiced in real laboratory situations by working scientists (Schuh,...
Synergy, a "State of the Art" 7-16 Educational Hub, Serves as the "Harvard of South Bay" in Southern California
In the Sweetwater Union High School District, our primary goal is to put a college education within the grasp of each and every young person that comes to us. We are working hard to ensure that all students have the solid preparation to do well...
Teachers' Experience of Their School Environment-Implications for Health Promotion
Research Problem and Aim We are living in an era which is characterized by extreme complexity and uncertainty. This situation is even more aggravated by the recent terrorist attacks on 11 September 2001 in the United States of America. Change...
The Real Crisis in the Classroom: Where Have All the Teachers Gone?
Open season on teachers is a fact of life. Why is education the only profession (if indeed, it is a profession--but that's another article) that allows itself to be run by outsiders? Do lawyers have a governing body composed of plumbers, bankers,...
Toward Educational Equality within the Context of School Teachers' Managing
Diversity, as a dominant characteristic of American culture, on one hand distinguishes the U.S. from other nations and on the other hand contributes, however, to inequity in schooling. Learning opportunities are a problem with many minority students....
Translating Constructivist Theory into Practice in Primary-Grade Mathematics
Although many people have called themselves constructivist teachers, some of them have not fully understood the implications of being a constructivist teacher. There are no set guidelines or recipes for teachers to follow to become constructivist...
Two Threads to Create a Unified System of Education from Secondary School through the University: Project Synergy and the Compact for Success
Project Synergy focuses on the higher education needs of the largely Hispanic, predominantly low-income South Bay area of San Diego County. It is a cooperative venture of three institutions: Southwestern College, San Diego State University and Sweetwater...
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