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. 114, No. 1, Fall

Academic Performance in College Town
Introduction What impact does apartment housing adjacent to campus have on the academic performance of college students? With a few exceptions (Astin, 1977; Selby and Weston, 1978), research on the effects of residential life focus on differences between...
A Foundation for Educational Reform: Mentor Teachers
The importance of school-university partnerships to educational reform has been emphasized in reports such as Tomorrow's Teachers (Holmes Group, 1986) and A National Prepared (Carnegie Forum on Education and the Economy's Task Force on Teaching as a...
African American Student-Athletes: Academic Support or Institutionalized Racism?
Introduction In fall 1990, total enrollment of African American students in institutions of higher education was only 9.2 percent compared to 80.2 percent for whites. Blacks made-up only 9.7 percent of undergraduate enrollment compared to 79.3 for whites,...
Child-Abuse Intervention: The Accused, the Schools and Protective Services
The "battered child" was first vividly described by Henry Kempe and his associates in the early 1960's (Daro, 1988, p. 2). They, and their followers, have spent many years raising the social conscience on the seriousness of the child-abuse problem. Since...
Cumulative Evidence of the Relationship between Work Tenure and Generalized Locus of Control among Teachers
Spector (1982) has suggested that the personality construct locus of control (Rotter, 1966) is an important individual difference variable related to success in the working setting. Individuals who perceive events in their environment as being contingent...
Do Teachers' Attitudes and Behaviors, as Well as Students' Behaviors, Relate to One Another?
According to an old saying, "Before you can be an effective teacher, you have to be an effective person" (Source: unknown). Of course, some may scoff at this notion that teachers need to be positive both in their attitudes and behaviors directed toward...
Drugs in Our Schools as Related to Student Characteristics
What are the characteristics of students who find drugs available in the primary and secondary schools? This is an important question and, fortunately, there is information available, although most people do not know it or realize the data are accessible....
Guidelines to Assist a Principal or Supervisor in Evaluating a Physical Education Lesson/program
Since the nature and setting of physical education is different from most classroom subjects, some principals may feel a little less comfortable evaluating a physical education lesson, teacher, or program. Of course a good principal should be able to...
Multiculturalism - Education for the Nineties an Overview
As we know, America's school population is marked by diversity and multiculturism. Students attending schools in the United States come from many different kinds of families; single parent, teen-age parent, extended family and traditional nuclear family....
New Authorized Education Technology Revolutionizes Teaching Methods Meeting the Challenge of Worldwide Education
In the late 60's, in Novosibirsk, a secondary school utilizing new teaching methods was opened by the local Academy of Science. The school specialized in physics and mathematics, with the notable advantage of drawing on the scholars of the academy for...
Origins of Masonry
The foundations of the philosophical principles of Masonry may be traced to the ancient philosophical societies surrounding the building of King Solomon's temple in ancient Israel, to the ancient Egyptian mysteries and others. While tradition and allegory...
Parent-Teacher Conferencing Skills and Pre-Service Programs
Increased concerns about and an awareness of the importance of parental involvement in education focus renewed attention on determining types of involvement and identifying appropriate activities. Societal changes continue to impact the traditional "neighborhood"...
Professional Development for Teachers of Mathematics
In the initial preparation of teachers at both the elementary and secondary level it is imperative that the Curriculum and Evaluation Standards for School Mathematics written by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (1989) be used as the mainstay...
Redesigning Teacher Education: Lessons from a School-University Collaboration
Increasingly, institutions of higher education are responding to concerns about elementary and secondary teacher preparation programs. Roth (1992) summarizes the main criticisms aimed at teacher education programs: "ill conceived and poorly taught education...
Restructuring Elementary and Middle School Science for Improved Teaching and Learning
In all education, especially science, the teacher is the enabler, the inspiration but also the constraint. This problem is reflected in the fact that many elementary teachers although competent and enthusiastic in most of the subjects they teach, simply...
Restructuring the Los Angeles School System
Educational reform is on the public agenda in many communities across the United States. As educational leaders are instituting site-based management, decentralizing bureaucratic organizations, and giving autonomy to local schools accountability and...
School Counselor Role Statements: Fact or Fiction
In 1966, 1974, and 1981, and most recently in 1990, the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) issued statements on the role and function of school counselors (Association for Counselor Education and Supervision/American School Counselor Association,...
Selecting and Applying Learning Theory to Classroom Teaching Strategies
Jerome Bruner poises the ultimate question for teachers when he asked, "How do you teach something to a child, arrange a child's environment if you will, in such a way that he can learn something with some assurance that he will use the material that...
The Affective Dimension in Curriculum Improvement
Staff development programs are a necessity. Improved teaching should be an end result of staff development. Too frequently, staff development programs are hierarchical. Thus ideas to improve the curriculum are imposed from far above. From the apex of...
The Great Masonic Odyssey: Birth of a Democracy
Second Phase of Masonic Odyssey The second phase of the Masonic Odyssey was played largely by the same persons involved in the military action (the first phase), and who rocked the cradle of democracy at Valley Forge in the winter of 1777-78. About...
The Regular Education Initiative Teacher: The Research Results and Recommended Practice
The Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975 (Public Law 94-142) and Education of the Handicapped Act amendments of 1990 (PL 101-476) are excellent examples of the federal government influence in the translating of social policy into practical...
The School Phobic Child and the Counselor: Identifying, Understanding and Helping
Mary, age 7, awakes on Monday morning with a feeling of fear at the thought of going to school. While she cannot really explain just what it is about school she dislikes, the thought of attending frequently causes her anxiety and distress. When her mother...
Women in Transition: Choices and Conflicts
women and economic transformation. Women and Poverty. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press. Solomon, C. M. (1990). Careers under glass. Personnel Journal, April, 96-105. Stringer, D. M., & Duncan, E. (1985). Non-traditional occupations: A study...
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