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. 2, Winter

An Introduction to Nearly Optimal Programming an Extension of Sensitivity Analysis in Linear Programming
Introduction Linear programming (LP) is one the most significant mathematical tools used in solving problems of practical importance. For example, in a survey of Fortune 500 companies, it was reported that 85% of the firms responding used LP (Winston)...
Arnold Schwarzenegger: The Extremist
I constructed a case study I will present in a bit to illustrate to students - I am thinking of teenagers - some ideas I have about their becoming more successful academically and otherwise. In putting this together, I drew on some reading I have done...
Assessment in Mathematics: Three Alternative Strategies
In 1989 the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics issued an important document entitled Curriculum and Evaluation Standards for School Mathematics (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics |NCTM~ 1989). This document is significant because it...
Beyond the Formulas - Mathematics Education for Prospective Elementary School Teachers
Mathematicians have started to recognize their responsibility in the mathematical education of pre-service elementary teachers. In the last decade, math courses have been developed specifically for elementary education majors. Unfortunately, these courses...
Cooperative Communication and Planning Interaction: The Role of the Library Media Program in Curriculum Development
In today's Information Age it is becoming increasingly difficult for teachers and students to process the vast amount of information available. It is time for the teacher/librarian to move from the term "library skills" to "information skills" which...
Creativity and Birth Order/sex Differences in Children
Previous studies have suggested that while first borns may be higher in creativity among males, the finding is reversed for females, with later borns being the highest in creativity (Eisenman, 1967a, 1967b, 1968, 1970, 1987, 1991b; Eisenman & Cherry,...
Discovering the Future of Education
Without understanding the dynamics of genuine change, restructuring schools is likely to be analogous, as some anonymous wit has said, "rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic." Old problems and practices are unlikely to disappear. For instance, progress...
Education of Students with Disabilities: A Joint Research Study between the United States and Japan
Program Overview The University of Tennessee at Martin-School of Education (UTM) and Hirosaki University-School of education in Japan (HU) was awarded a three year joint research grant in 1993 by the Ministry of Education of Japan. The Ministry of Education...
Enhancing Accreditation Success through Simulation
AS do all universities and colleges, The University of Southern Mississippi gave serious attention to preparing for its National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) visit. It engaged in the usual self assessment and writing activities....
Factor Analysis and Ordinal Data
Researchers in the behavioral sciences have for some time used the related procedures of principal components and factor analysis in an attempt to validate tests or other measurement systems. Many articles have been written recommending when to use principal...
Higher Education Changes & Innovations for the 21st. Century
Anticipated changes in the population as we approach the 21st. century have many implication for postsecondary educational offerings. To improve our education system, the broad academic goals such educational programs should address include: 1- all...
Improved Curve Fitting with Least Absolute Deviation
Overview In an earlier article in the National Forum of Applied Education Research Journal, Taylor (1989) demonstrated that Least Absolute Deviation (LAD) provided a more representative line of best fit, as compared with Least Squares Regression (LSR),...
Influence of Personal Beliefs and Attitudes on Certification of Pre-Service Teachers
Reports on schools and colleges of teacher education have consistently identified a confusion of goals, conflicting objectives, and lack of cohesion (Clifford and Guthrie, 1988; Cruickshank, 1990; Dill 1990; Holmes Group, 1989; White, 1992). Some of...
Mainstreaming Students with Disabilities Using Self-Efficacy
PL 92-142 the Education for All Handicapped Children Act (1975), later amended (1990) as PL 101-476, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, (IDEA), mandates that students with disabilities must be educated in the least restrictive environment....
MIS Program in Smaller Colleges: Politics and Other Problems
I. Introduction A phenomenon among colleges and universities in the last ten years has been the offering of a Computer Information Systems (CIS) program. The interdisciplinary nature of this type of program is reflected by the fact that different departments...
Protecting a Valuable Resource: Teachers at Risk
Teachers and their career stability have been under close public scrutiny for several years. Evidence suggests that teacher dissatisfaction has continued to increase since the 1970's (Frase & Sorenson, 1992; Greabel & Olsen, 1986). Specific attitudinal...
Re-Conceptualizing the Self-Efficacy Paradigm: Analysis of an Eight-Year Study
Traditional Views of Efficacy In organizational climates where achievement is encouraged, a sense of efficacy exists which suggests that individuals assume personal responsibility for success; individuals in this type of an environment believe that...
Teacher Education in India: An Auxiliary Perspective
The article "Innovations in teacher education - the Indian context" by Joshi and Thomas (1991, p. 11-15) is a brief but insightful documentary on innovative ideas and practices in teacher education in India. The authors' review highlights on important...
Teachers and Administrators: Who's Who?
As schools move toward a shared decision-making model, it is increasingly more difficult to separate the roles of administrator and teacher. Schools embracing shared decision-making no longer accept the traditional role of teacher as one who "knows his...
Teaching/learning Relationship
Like this illustration of a duck, there is a representational or Gestalt effect in education. For many years the focus in teaching and learning has targeted observable, linear, cognitive outcomes. As with this duck drawing, these are the prominent features,...
Time to See, Tell and Do about Bigotry and Racism
Personal Three horny men looking to tag-team young afro-american virgin...X5950, X7041, X5912 Three campus editors placed this ad in the personal section of their small town New England college newspaper. The reaction they got was mixed. A few people...
When Does a Learner "Understand"? Cognitive and Psychological Components in the Process of Understanding
Observe classroom instruction and one is likely to hear the teacher affirm to students, "You need to know this material by Friday," or inquire, "Do you understand what we are doing?" Usually students reply to these unspecified and impersonal questions...
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