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. 122, No. 2, Winter

A College Goes to School: The History of an Urban Collaboration
Introduction Lehman College began the serious business of institutionalizing school/college collaboration in 1983. By establishing the Center for School/College Collaboratives, Lehman made a long-term commitment to collaborate with Bronx school...
A Critical Look at the Use of Videoconferencing in United States Distance Education
Introduction Distance education, particularly via videoconferencing, has mushroomed in the United States in the last ten years. Today, it is possible for a student located almost anywhere in the country to attend a course or complete a degree program...
American International Schools: Poised for the Twenty-First Century
Nearly a quarter of a million American children attend schools located outside the United States. The children of military personnel primarily attend schools operated by the Department of Defense Dependent Schools (DoDDS), while civilian dependents...
An Analysis of Middle School Preservice Faculty Positions
It is widely recognized that the developmental characteristics and educational needs of young adolescents require specialized middle school teacher preparation programs, which prepare future teachers for these diverse young adolescents. According to...
Collaboration: The Foundation of Learning in the Future
NetTech: An Introduction and Review Research and development are being conducted all over our planet to find ways to use technology to improve communication, health, finances, business, transportation and, in fact, every facet of life. The challenge...
Comparing Hall Marks for Success Test Scores between College Students from South Africa and the United States
The present study sought to make comparison of Hall-Marks for Success in a Democracy between college students in South Africa and those in the United States. In 1987 The American Psychiatric Association introduced the "Global Function" concept as a...
Creating a Node of Cultural Exchange: A Strategic Route to Use Educational Technology to Support Student Learning
Urban educators can quickly become overwhelmed as they consider how best to integrate educational technology into classroom instruction to support student learning and achievement. While centralized initiatives have led to the installation of infrastructure,...
Daily Classroom Assessment
Assessment of one kind or another is always occurring in today's classrooms. Many teachers no longer find it necessary to give only written quizzes to collect information and form judgments about student performance. A student who always follows a...
Evaluation of Distance Bridging Nursing Courses Presented by Tertiary Institutions in South Africa
Acknowledgement: The views expressed in this article do not necessarily reflect the views of the South African Nursing Council. Overview and Research Methodology of Distance Bridging Course Introduction Nurses are the backbone of the health...
Formulating New Criteria for Teacher Candidate Selection
In an effort to improve the quality of education, states are demanding that American students master both core curriculum and instructional technologies -- "to assume their civic and social responsibilities in a democratic society, to compete in the...
Growing a Community of High Quality Teachers: An Urban Professional Development Middle School
Current reform efforts in America's schools focus on improving teaching quality and aligning teaching with the academic standards established for students. While other reform efforts have been attempted - such as establishing higher, consistent, and...
Guest Editor World Model of Educational Leadership
For many years London has served as the perfect image of a kind of "Capitol of the World," and where that superiority was boasted loud and clear by the old saying "The sun never sets on the British Flag." Times have changed, and certainly since World...
Identity of the University Professor Is Formulated over Time, Requiring Self-Discovery Followed by Being an Intellectual Scholar and Teacher
As we all know, tenure and promotion in academia depend upon success in publishing. And while we all heard the saying "publish or perish" ad nauseum in graduate school, there was one aspect to that saying that no one fully explained - what it is that...
Imagination: The Missing Link in Curriculum and Teaching
In education, everyone talks about imagination but nobody really understands it. Intuitively, we know it is the most basic of human thought and somehow we also know it is good for students and we should promote its development. Still, it is difficult...
Intellectual Indignation: Getting at the Roots of Student Resistance in an Alternative High School Program
Introduction Mention of the term "alternative education" evokes a variety of responses from a variety of perspectives. This variety implies that there is a belief in more than one effective way to educate children. Alternative suggests an approach...
JROTC Cadets in Leadership Training Display Significantly Higher Personal Development Than Typical Students
This year the annual one week MOWW JROTC Cadet Leadership training Program, as usual, was conducted at the Marine Recruit Depot in San Diego California. There were 86 high school JROTC cadets from all over California registered for the course. The...
Perceptions of Teachers' Qualities by American and Bulgarian Preservice Teachers
Differences in perceptions of important institutions often help us understand differences between cultures. Differences in the perceptions of educational institutions may provide useful insights into cultural differences as the role of education is...
Promoting Teaching as a Career among High School Students through a Field-Based Teacher Education Program
The shortage of qualified teachers, along with the increasingly diverse student population in our nation's schools are important and overlapping issues in teacher education. According to the United States Department of Education (1998) over 52 million...
Qualitative Research Strategies as Prerequisite for Quantitative Strategies
Introduction, Problem Statement and Aim For many years there has been an epistemological debate on what scientific research is about. The differences between quantitative and qualitative research have according to De Vos, Schurink and Strydom(1998:15)...
Reflections on a 10 Year Distance Learning Project: NYClassNet
NYClassNet - Building Connections Across New York City Schools It's hard to believe that nearly a decade has passed since the New York City Board of Education (1) stepped into the world of synchronous distance learning. In a pilot project funded...
Second Language Learning and the Teaching of Grammar (1)
Many of us nave been to high school or college and we may have some experience of learning a second or foreign language in addition to our mother tongue. This language learning experience may either be positive or negative, but the majority of us may...
Shopping for Americulture
Introduction Educators in American schools are teaching their students multiculturalism. Students are learning about people and their cultures from around the world. The students learn that people are different. This tends to promote a feeling of...
Student Expectations
For those of us who work in schools each day, it is all too apparent that many students think very little about what they hope to gain from their schooling. These students come to school, go through the motions- -all with very little intensity, purpose,...
Teachers' Report of How They Used Humor with Students Perceived Use of Such Humor
Introduction and Statement of Problem A study was conducted of 365 teachers in twelve public and private universities in Arkansas to determine the teachers' use of humor in the classroom; a 35 percent response rate was received. The results of this...
Technology in the Classroom: Lessons Learned through Professional Development
Introduction In the Fall of 1999, The Bronx High School Superintendent's Office in partnership with Community School District's 7 and 9 (1), and Syracuse University began the first year of a five year Federal Technology Challenge Grant. The grant,...
The Bronx School District's Quest to Harness the Educational Potential of Digital Technology
Creating HomeBase8[TM] Over the past twenty years educational entities large and small, urban and rural, serving pre-K children and graduates students have budgeted countless millions of dollars toward the purchase of digital technology components....
The LIE Score on the PDT Serves as an Index for Creditability of Test Taker and Test Results
Third Force Psychology, only old since the 1960s, is Person-Centered, and is based largely on the theories described by Rogers (1945) and Maslow (1954). The American Psychiatric Association spent nearly a decade in the final development of DSM-IV (1994)...
The National Urban Technology Center and the Bronx Community Technology Centers Network
The National Urban Technology Center (1) (Urban Tech) is a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit company established to provide access to computer literacy and competency training to youth and families in inner city communities. ,Over the last six (6) years it...
The Squeaky Wheel Gets the Oil, but What about the Shy Student
It is not easy growing up shy. Some teachers and even principals say, "He has got to snap out of it." Others are sympathetic and listen to the needs of the shy student. With teachers asked to teach an increasingly diverse population of students and...
Urban Students Cross the Digital Divide through Laptop Leasing Program
Project Overview Community School District (CSD) 10 is the largest school district in New York City and second largest to Buffalo, New York, with a population of 42,000 students, 87% of whom live at or below the poverty level. Our students represent...
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