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. 130, No. 2, Winter

A Comparative Analysis of the Models of Teacher Education in Terms of Teaching Practices in the USA, England, and Turkey
The developed countries are trying to restructure their education systems continuously to meet the needs. In such a time of restructuring, a country is regarded as successful if it can solve problems that arise in teacher education, one of the important...
An Evaluation of Changes in the Curriculum in Elementary School Level in Turkey
Introduction Knowledge, which has influenced the 21st century, has shown twofold increase per four years. Developed societies who have carried out the necessary conditions of the century have been named as "knowledge society / postmodern society"....
An Integration of "Backwards Planning" Unit Design with the "Two-Step" Lesson Planning Framework
What is 'backwards planning?' In their 1998 publication Understanding by Design Wiggins & McTighe put forth an innovative, concept based unit design format known as "backwards planning." Backwards planning calls for educators to begin with a...
An Investigation of the Instructional Pedagogy and Assessment Strategies Used by Teacher Educators in Two Universities within a State System of Higher Education
Introduction Institutions of higher education, along with public school districts, are struggling with the issues of high stakes testing and accountability. Teacher preparation programs are being held to high standards in order to prepare the best...
An Islamic Perspective on Environmental Literacy
Introduction Man has forgotten his relationship with the environment and is instead trying to become its master, but does he have an unlimited license to destroy (Abraham and Chacko, 2000)? Damaging well-established natural systems is a drama that...
A Study of High School Dropout Prevention and At-Risk Ninth Graders' Role Models and Motivations for School Completion
Introduction This study describes the results of a research evaluation of a school dropout prevention program and adolescents' self-reported perceptions of their motivations and role models. The program was a partnership between an urban university...
Changes in Health Knowledge
In a perfect world, children develop positive health habits that continue throughout their lives. Once children reach college age they take more responsibility. They are becoming independent and making their own choices. Are they making healthy nutrition...
Chaos Theory and Post Modernism
Pre-modernism: Although it is the first form of social patterns, it may also be the most abundant. Many societies remain at this initial stage or have briefly experimented with modernism and then returned to pre-modernism. We see five major points....
Cognitive and Social Constructivism: Developing Tools for an Effective Classroom
Introduction Constructivism is a vague concept, but is currently discussed in many schools as the best method for teaching and learning. For many educators or teachers, it has a variety of meanings. In order for teachers to use it effectively, they...
Developing a Curriculum for On-Line International Business Degree: An Integrated Approach Using Systems and ERP Concepts
Systems Concept Systems concept is not new. A system has input, process, output and a feedback. Inputs are used by the process in generating a desired output or outputs. A large system is typically broken down into subsystems. Each subsystem is...
Elementary-School Mathematics Instruction and Achievement of Fourth-Grade Students in Japan: Findings from the TIMSS 2007 Assessment
Results from recent international assessments have indicated that students in Japan typically score above international averages on mathematics knowledge and application (Martin, Mullis, & Foy, 2008). These assessment findings have led to research...
Examining Effective Teaching Via a Social Constructivist Pedagogy "Case Study"
In order to provide students with grounding concepts to develop their own pedagogy, teacher education programs must link theoretical concepts, such as those related to effective teaching, with practical, 'real-world' teaching settings (Shulman, 1992)....
Job Satisfaction of Experienced Professors at a Liberal Arts College
How satisfied are professors at liberal arts colleges? What are the principal factors that contribute to their satisfaction or dissatisfaction? By listening to the voices of experienced professors, we can gain important insights into their motivations...
Lesson Organization: Big Vision Step-by-Step Execution
Is your instruction organized? Proposition 3 of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) is titled: Teachers are Responsible for Managing and Monitoring Student Learning. Proposition 3 reads "National Board Certified Teachers...
Prospective Teachers Experiences Teaching Mathematics to African American Males
Regardless of the manner in which mathematics achievement is measured, African American males are consistently placed at risk for academic failure, chronically underrepresented among high achievers, and overrepresented among underachievers (Davis,...
Relation between Aspects of Mother's Personality and Children's Behavior Disorders
Introduction A child is in contact with various human factors in the house and family environment, but the most important and the most fundamental of these factors is the mother (Bretherton, 1985). Studies in different aspects of child growth including...
Response to Intervention: The Functional Assessment of Children Returning to School with Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic brain injury to children ages 0-14 results in an estimated 435,000 visits to emergency medical departments each year (National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, 2009). Of these visits, 37,000 TBI children are hospitalized, with a...
Supervising the Student Teacher in the Public School
Preparing Student Teachers Prior to the student teaching experience, the pre-service teacher has been engaged in general education course work, methods of teaching classes, seminars, field experiences, as well as observation and participation in...
The Use of the Welsh Inclusion Model and Its Effect on Elementary School Students
Introduction The increased accountability in schools across the Nation has made it difficult to ignore large numbers of students with special needs who continue to fail at meeting academic standards within the public schools. The passage of the...
Undergraduate Research Assistantship: A Comparison of Benefits and Costs from Faculty and Students' Perspectives
Introduction Undergraduate involvement in research beyond a research methods course is a valuable experience, especially for students interested in graduate school (Kierniesky, 1984; Purdy et al., 1989; Gibson et al., 1996). Purdy et al (1989) found...
Author Advanced search

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.