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. 131, No. 3, Spring

Academic Achievement and Transcendental Meditation: A Study with At-Risk Urban Middle School Students
Introduction During the past decade, public schools in the United States have undergone reform to try to improve the quality of education. Among the main features of reform has been the emphasis on accountability through student standardized academic...
Academic Cohorts: Benefits and Drawbacks of Being a Member of a Community of Learners
Introduction Cohort programs in higher education have become increasingly popular. A decline in student retention and graduation rates in the United Kingdom and the United States has been given as a major rationale for the development of cohort...
A Metaphorical Analysis of the Meanings Attributed to the Education System by University Students: A Case Study
Introduction The analysis oriented at the learning lives of the students, have been performed towards their general learning materials and evaluating their achievements; or by using attitude scales, their attitudes towards learning and the classes...
An Investigation of Factors Affecting the Use of Educational Technology in Turkish Primary Schools
Recent technology innovations have led to a number of claims about their potential use for improving the learning environment. The rapid growth of computing, networks and infrastructure offer not only an increase in available technologies for learning,...
Candidates' Assessment of a Principal Preparation Program
Introduction The clear call for accountability has been heard throughout the country as it deals with the system of education in the United States. Students are expected to be accountable for their learning as measured by state or national tests....
Considering Protective Factors as a Tool for Teacher Resiliency
Introduction An astounding teacher attrition rate continues to chip away at high-quality classroom instruction. Nearly 50 percent of America's beginning-teachers exit the profession within their first five years, while 17% do not complete their...
Enhancing Correctional Education through Community Theatre: The Benin Prison Experience
Introduction Popular Theatre has become a strong socio-cultural and political instrument, which we cannot afford to ignore in our quest to enhance prison education. This position is confirmed by other scholars who have used it in various prisons....
Evaluating Social and National Education Textbooks Based on the Criteria of Knowledge-Based Economy from the Perspectives of Elementary Teachers in Jordan
Introduction The increasing concern as we approach the new millennium is to help our children to be successful in their lives within the complexity of their society. Currently, the basic goal of education is to provide the learner with skills to...
High and Low Visualization Skills and Pedagogical Decision of Preservice Secondary Mathematics Teachers
Introduction Preservice teacher education programs must provide adequate preparations both in the subject matter and teaching methods. Zazkis and Campbell( 2001) states that" Number theory is a powerful context for conducting research for different...
Indicators and Factors of Educational Risk Assessment and Control System for Thai Schools Context
Introduction The main function of school is to develop educational quality to meet the standard criterion in accordance with the expectations of both people and institutions through the quality management systems with specific on educational context....
Interactions among Online Learners: A Quantitative Interdisciplinary Study
Objectives Facilitating appropriate and meaningful interactions in designing instruction is a major goal for anyone developing a course, especially an online course. Although not supported by a specific research study, Kearsley (1998) claims that...
Learning Stations in the Social Studies
Decision Making with Learning Centers In a social studies unit, there needs to be four to five centers with, approximately, five tasks per center. The tasks need to be thought through carefully in terms of * being relevant in a quality program of...
Management Philosophies of Primary School Principals
Introduction Management is planning, organizing, coordinating and controlling operations in an organization in line with purposes (Celep, 2004). Education management is the process of effectively operating, developing and innovation of an educational...
New Ideas That Are Academically Sound Are Good, Those That Bring in Money Are Even Better
Valet Parking on Campus: An Academically Sound Idea or Just a Good Way to Bring in Needed Funding? One of the latest trends on university campuses across the nation is the introduction of valet parking for students. On some campuses the enterprise...
No Child Left Behind: What We Know and What We Need to Know
Introduction The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) reform aims to hold educational agencies and states accountable for improving the quality of education for all students. It seeks to identify and transform low-performing schools that have failed to provide...
Prime-A Process for Remediating Identified Marginal Education Candidates Revisited
A presentation, PRIME--A Process for Remediating Identified Marginal Education Candidates by Nichols, Easterbrooks, and Owens at MSERA annual meeting in 1996 spurred an article entitled Preventing Returns on Teacher Warranties and Guaranties. By: Eastebrooks,...
Scientific Research in Education: A Socratic Dialogue
I was walking along the road towards Athens with Admetus one day last summer. We were talking of this and that when we ran into Socrates. He was just coming out of the gymnasium where he had been working out and watching the younger men wrestle. "Come...
Social Skills of First-Grade Primary School Students and Preschool Education
Introduction Educational opportunities provided to children in preschool age not only support their development but also make positive contribution to parent--child relations. For long years, many studies carried out with various sample groups and...
Social Work Education and Global Issues: Implications for Social Work Practice
Introduction For the purpose of this paper, globalization is referred to as the increasing interaction and interdependence of world society (Giddens, 1993). In this decade, members of groups of color will be a majority in some states of the United...
Technological Leadership Behavior of Elementary School Principals in the Process of Supply and Use of Educational Technologies
Introduction The school systems in the world are increasingly under pressure regarding the use of technology in the teaching-learning and management processes (Gurr, 2001). The expectations of students and of parents are increasing day by day. Educational...
The Real (Relevant, Exciting, Applicable Lessons) Project: Thematic Language Intervention
Introduction The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) has defined language disorder as an impairment in "comprehension and/or use of a spoken, written and/or other symbol systems. The disorder may involve (1) the form of language,...
Views of Administrators and Teachers on Participation in Decision Making at School (the City of Ankara Sample)
Introduction "Decision making" in administration is among the most important tasks of management. The strategic decision making process is the biggest Issue of interest of the strategic management and the most important of all the organizational...
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