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. 132, No. 1, Fall

An Ecofeminist Approach to Teaching Botany at the College Level
Introduction Ecofeminism, a perspective that blends feminism, ecology, and spirituality, offers a liberating, holistic, and nonexclusionary worldview of nature and people. Feminism science pedagogy incorporates unique perspectives from feminism,...
An Interim Report on a Pilot Credit Recovery Program in a Large, Suburban Midwestern High School
Literature Review High School Dropout The focus on education has and continues to be at the forefront of the American political agenda, and rightfully so. In order for individuals in the United States to stay viable for career opportunities in...
Assessment of the Turkish Teacher Training Process through Academicians' Views
Introduction The most effective instrument for the humans to communicate with their environment is language. The social existence of the humans begins at birth. The individual, who is part of the social whole learns about his/her environment through...
Collaboration versus Individual Endeavors in the Curriculum
Collaboration Versus Individual Endeavors In working collectively within a lesson/unit of study, pupils experience a social situation. Quality interaction among participants is needed to agree upon objectives in an activity as well as making plans...
Correlates and Predictors of Academic Self Efficacy among African American Students
Introduction Studies examining the academic development of Black college students have largely sampled those enrolled at predominantly-White institutions (PWIs). In contrast, little attention has been given to the academic development of African...
Demographics of Home Schoolers: A Regional Analysis within the National Parameters
School days, school days, good old golden rule days --Unknown The schools ain't what they used to be and never was --Will Rogers Introduction This manuscript addresses the relative congruence that a (self-selected) sample of families...
Does It Really Take a Village to Raise a Child (or Just a Parent?): An Examination of the Relationship between the Members of the Residence of a Middle-School Student and the Student's Satisfaction with School
Purpose Statement The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between parental involvement in the education of middle-school students and the students' satisfaction with school-related activities, and to determine if a difference in...
English, German and French Language Instructor Training Systems in the Admission Process to the European Union
Introduction Problem The main issue of this study may be expressed in a single sentence as follows: "What type of developments do the English, German and French language instructor trainings in Turkey display in this process of admission to the...
It All Starts at the Top: Divergent Leadership Styles and Their Impact upon a University
Everyday across thousands of campuses loyal, hard working, and dedicated educators show up to work hoping to make a real difference in the lives of the students they serve. Little do they know that their dedication and hard work are not enough to ensure...
Perceptions of 9th Grade Students about the Concept of Axis Tilt
Introduction The word concept is explained in a variety of ways such as the general and abstract idea in one's mind of an object (TDK-1998), the imagination of objects and facts in the mind (Olgen-2001), reflections of objects in the mind (Oner...
Secondary-School Teachers' Questioning Activities in Learning-Teaching Process
Introduction Learning-teaching process is based on the communication between teacher-student and student-student. The communication exists as part of a certain feedback between teacher-student and student-student. Thanks to the feedback received,...
Teacher Perceptions of Their Efficacy for Special Education Referral of Students from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds
Changing student demographics have challenged the field of education, especially reflected in the continued poor academic progress and high drop-out rates among students from culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) backgrounds, resulting in their...
The Case for Listing Raw Data in Journal Articles Describing Single-Case Interventions: How Long Must We Wait?
In this article, we propose reasons why raw data should be listed in, for, or with journal articles that report findings from interventions that use single-case research methods. We also illustrate how to list raw data in such articles using an efficient...
The Impact of a Caregiver Workshop regarding Storybook Reading on Pre-Kindergarten Children's Emergent Literacy Development
The current study explored the relationship between storybook reading and emergent literacy development. By providing a workshop regarding storybook reading to caregivers, the impact of increased storybook reading in the home on Pre-Kindergarten children's...
The Impact of Purposeful Movement in Algebra Instruction
The Impact of Purposeful Movement in Algebra Instruction Kinesthetic lessons incorporate movement in the classroom. Several studies have suggested that this type of instruction has been associated with better student outcomes. There are two ways...
The Impact of Revisionist History on Pre-Service and In-Service Teacher Worldviews
Introduction The study of history usually takes one of two paths: a classical (i.e., traditional) or a revisionist (i.e., non-traditional) approach of explaining past events. Both camps relate history with a certain purpose. For classical historians,...
The Perception of Unit Heads toward the Role of Online Assessment Products in Standards-Based Alignment within Teacher Education Units
Teacher education unit heads (deans of schools and colleges, department chairpersons, division heads, center directors, and program coordinators) in the United States have faced a common problem over the last decade as they have had to decide how to...
Time Tested Early Childhood Theories and Practices
Introduction The origins of many early childhood education theories and practices today can be traced back in time to early educators and philosophers who had a passion for the development and education of young children. Theories and practices...
What Are the Factors Comprising Postgraduate Education Demands, and What Are Levels of Agreement with These Factors?
Introduction People in the 21st century are conscious that knowledge is the biggest power and weapon. Knowledgeable people play significant roles and hold considerable authority in economical, social and political fields all over the world. Thus...
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