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. 119, No. 3, Spring

Academic Variables: Implications for Health Care
The American health care system is undergoing tremendous changes in structure and function in order to come to grips with managed care, medical education and academic medical centers. Within the past few years, medical education has attempted to...
An Application of Tinto's Model at a Commuter Campus
Meaningful connections between the disciplines which have been popularized recently, appear in theories of higher education related to student departure. On the one hand, many attempts to explain student departure have relied heavily on psychological...
An Exploration of Experiential Education as an Instructional Methodology for Travel and Tourism
Introduction Many of the curricula involved in travel and tourism on both national and international bases are constantly seeking new forms of instructional methodology to increase their effectiveness. (Koh, 1995; Everett, 1994; Schubert, 1996.)...
An Outsider Looking In: Total Inclusion and the Concept of Equifinality
Introduction Efforts to integrate disabled students into the least restrictive milieu, generally the neighborhood school, are fast becoming the dominant educational ideology. The concepts of mainstreaming, integration and inclusion are now practiced...
A University and Charter School Collaboration Born out of Great Need
What can happen when a society cries out for solutions from its educational institution? What can happen when the social ills of a society concentrate themselves in schools and ask their resident educators to solve them? What can happen when the clients...
A View from the Top on Collaboration: School Administrators' Perspectives on a Field-Based Teacher Education Program
In school settings, the principal is the key figure in all areas in the educational arena. The principal and the administrative team set the tone for the entire school community. The purpose of this article is to take a look at one particular aspect...
Comparing the Job-Skill Requirements and Self-Fulfillment for a Group of Future Teachers
The present study sought to compare the acquisition of Fortune 500 Job-Skills for 21st Century and Self-fulfillment for 128 future teachers at a university in Tennessee. The students ranged in age from 20 to 47 years, with a mean age of 22.95, and...
Conduct Disorder vs. Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Diagnostic Implications for African-American Adolescent Males
It seems that the buzz diagnosis for adolescents experiencing difficulties focusing and attending in class, as well as staying on task, and following instructions, is Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity...
Constructing Knowledge about Teaching and Learning in Early Childhood Teacher Education Because of a Partnership
One current theme that runs through numerous reports on reforming education is the need for faculty in university programs and K-12 schools to share the responsibility for teacher preparation (Goodlad, 1990, 1991; Holmes, 1990; Rigden, 1996). In response,...
Empowering Teachers and Students to Change through Shared Language
Sapir (1941) and Whorf (1956) offered convincing evidence that we use words to construct our interpretation of experience, and conversely our experience shapes our language. For example, most people in the United States need only one word for snow,...
Great Promise for School Problems
American Academy of School Psychology Dr. David H. Reilly the present President of the American Academy of School Psychology, and Dr. Walt Pryzwansky, past president of that same organization agreed to be featured in the Summer issue of EDUCATION....
Implications of Students' World Views in Graduate Professional Preparation Programs
By the year 2050, European-Americans will make up approximately 53% of the population while Hispanics, African, Native and Asian Americans and other minorities will comprise the rest of American society (Morganthau, 1997; US Census Bureau, 1992). This...
Indicators of "At-Risk" Performance by Student Teachers in a Preservice Elementary Education Program
There is widespread consensus that student teaching is the key experience in university-based teacher preparation programs (Guyton and McIntyre, 1990). Factors affecting student teaching include university preparation prior to student teaching, contextual...
Integrating Technology Applications
Introduction The Texas Long-Range Plan for Technology, 1996-2010 (TEA, 1996) identifies a comprehensive set of goals for Texas public schools in the following areas: * Teaching and Learning * Educator Preparation and Development * Administration...
Interpersonal Dimensions of Educational Research Consultation in Higher Education
A labor-intensive responsibility of many educational researchers in higher education involves research consultation with students and other faculty. Educational research faculty often offer methodological and statistical expertise to graduate students...
Male Elementary School Teachers' Ratings of Job Satisfaction by Years of Teaching Experience
Teaching in American public schools in grades K-12 is largely a female pursuit. Discussions of the diversification of the American teaching force, have generally focused on two areas: (1) the under-representation of people of color in the teaching...
Partnerships for Progress
Collaboration involves partnerships and shared effort. Individuals and organizations collaborate to achieve the synergy and leverage derived from that shared effort. One of the key attributes of a strong mission-driven public university is collaboration...
Passing the Torch: Performance Assessment Benchmarks for Preservice Teachers and Mentor Teacher Training
The health of our nation and the strength of our medical profession depend on knowledge and competency developed through training in the classroom, internship and residency. Likewise, our intellectual vigor and national strength depend on competent...
Portfolios in a Preservice Teacher Field-Based Program: Evolution of a Rubric for Performance Assessment
Introduction The evolution of a rubric for performance assessment review of preservice teacher portfolios as a requirement of the field-based model is traced from a chart of expectations, to a list of required items, to a detailed rubric over a...
Redesigning Teacher Education
The University of Texas at Arlington and the School of Education are uniquely prepared and positioned to provide leadership for improving the quality of teacher education in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex and the state of Texas through school partnership...
Reform in Teacher Education: The Response to Accountability Is Collaboration
"Good teaching is more important than ever before in our nation's history" (National, 1996). As the United States prepares to enter the 21st century, the debate over how to solve problems within our nation's educational system targets many areas....
The Creation and Evolution of an Elementary Field-Based Reading Course: A Professor's Perspective
A compelling reason for taking any teacher preparation course into the field is to expose students to real world situations where they can actually see content connect with pedagogy in a real sense rather than to vicariously imagine through reading...
The Effect of Year-Round Schooling on Administrators
We began this study after hearing many anecdotal comments about exhaustion and burn-out among year-round multi-track administrators. For example, one administrator related that she had been a year-round elementary principal for three and a half years...
The Role of Collaboration in Teacher Preparation to Meet the Needs of Diversity
Preparing university students to teach in twenty-first century classrooms that will be more ethnically and culturally diverse requires a paradigm shift to collaboration among systems relevant to education. Best practices from schools, universities,...
Where There's a Will, There's a Way! Creating University, Public, Private, Charter, and For-Profit School Collaboratives
We wanted to do something different at The University of Texas at Arlington. We wanted to prepare school leaders in a better way. Moreover, we wanted to be actively involved in improving K-12 education. This was a huge goal. We could not do it alone....
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