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. 4, Summer

A Comparative Analysis of Geography Education: International Samples and Turkey
Introduction In recent years, the amazing developments witnessed in the social, political economic areas in the world have made the countries feel the need to re-examine their educational systems. In the same way, the issues like the national and...
Are Diarist Teacher Trainees Happier Than Non-Diarists? or Is It Vice Versa?
1. Introduction Improving the personal development of teacher trainees is as important as improving their content knowledge and pedagogical knowledge during their pre-service years. Considering the role of teachers in the intellectual, emotional,...
Attitudes toward Women School Administrators in Turkey
Introduction Females constitute a majority of world's population. Yet, despite this fact, they have been treated very much like a minority group in most cultures throughout history (Baron, 1991:374). The past decade has witnessed major shifts in...
"Beltek" Project for the Training and Employability of Women in Turkey
Introduction In our age, it is a generally accepted fact that "human" is the most important and valuable investment tool for democratisation, modernisation, development and competition. Nearly all the nations are giving more emphasis on policies...
College Distance Education Courses: Evaluating Benefits and Costs from Institutional, Faculty and Students' Perspectives
Introduction Distance education refers to technology-based instruction in which students are at a location physically separated from their instructor during the entire course of study (Simonson et al., 2003; Ormrod, 2008). Distance education through...
Co-Teaching: An Educational Promise for Children with Disabilities or a Quick Fix to Meet the Mandates of No Child Left Behind?
Co-teaching: Cure or Quick-Fix? Is co-teaching a fad or the future for teaching students with disabilities in the regular education setting? The Individuals with Disabilities Act of 1997(IDEA) required that disabled students, to the extent possible,...
Does Using an Internet Based Program for Improving Student Performance in Grammar and Punctuation Really Work in a College Composition Course?
English teachers at both secondary and postsecondary levels have long labored to teach students not only to compose organized, logical, and interesting essays, but also to speak and write in prescribed standard English. For years this latter area,...
Early Childhood Teachers' Empowerment and Implementation of Teaching Method Programs for Child Development in Science Education
It has been argued that the efforts of professional development in science education have often been unsuccessful in the past, because teacher educators failed to consider prospective teachers' attitude and reflective thinking to put into practice...
Hispanic Parents' Perceptions of Children's Education
The purpose of the study is to examine 32 Hispanic parents' perceptions of education. Specially, this research explored (a) parent's motivation for their children's career choice, (b) their perceptions of education, and (c) informal means of education...
Linguistic Acts Teachers Use in the Classroom: Verbal Stimuli
Introduction According to Searle (cited in Aysever 2000), speaking a language means attempting a rule-based behavior. The quality of one's language skills determines his interpersonal relationships, position within the society, and success or failure....
Methods and Uses of Classroom Assessments Employed in Teaching Grades Three through Five in Five School Districts in the Mississippi Delta
Introduction Examined in this study were the kinds of classroom assessment techniques currently (2007-2008) used by mathematics and reading teachers in grades three through five in five school districts in the Mississippi Delta. Descriptive statistics...
Motivational Factors toward Pursuing a Career in Special Education
Motivational Factors toward Pursuing a Career in Special Education Chronic shortages in the field of special education continue to pose challenges for public schools across the United States (Billingsley, Carlson, & Klein, 2004; Boe, 2006; Billingsley...
The Civil Behavior of Students: A Survey of School Professionals
The increased focus of public education on academics may have minimized the teaching of civil behavior, which was once prevalent in schools (Peck, 2002). Many suggest that civility is fading both as a virtue and as a behavior (Berman, 1998; Boyd, 2006;...
The Concept of Living and Non-Living Things in the World of Primary School Students in Turkey
1. Introduction The concepts in children's mind are formed depending on their interactions with their surroundings, especially on their intuitions (Lazarowitz and Lieb, 2006). The concept development is nested with children's development. Human...
The Opinions of the Geography Teacher Candidates about the Place of Field Trips in Geography Teaching
Introduction Geographic trips have been described with the terms of field trips, research trips (Izbirak, 1968), land surveys (MEB, 2005; Korkmaz, 2006), investigation of land form (Karabag, 2002), field researches, field observations (Doganay,...
Typology of Analytical Errors in Qualitative Educational Research: An Analysis of the 2003-2007 Education Science Dissertations in Turkey
Introduction The first examples of qualitative research were seen in the beginning of the twentieth century. The very first examples of qualitative research were in the fields of anthropology and sociology which examine human life, especially the...
Write-Skewed: Writing in an Introductory Statistics Course
The course covers basic topics in statistics, ranging from descriptive statistics to inferential statistics. Ultimately, it aims at enhancing students' skills and decision-making abilities, based on their understanding and interpretation of statistical...

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