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. 127, No. 1, Fall

Analysis of Application of 1:3 Ratio in Employments of Academic and Non-Academic Staff in Nigerian Universities
INTRODUCTION Education is a very important industry in any developing nation like Nigeria. This is widely agreed upon, yet education does not seem to be paid proper budgetary attention. This is due to among many other things, the inefficiency in...
An Examination of a Fissure within the Implementation of the NCLB Accountability Process
Introduction Under the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB), all schools are required to assess their students' academic competence in core subject areas. Most stakeholders accept the general goals of NCLB; however, most educators are extremely...
An Intelligent Use for Belief
Over the last three decades there has been a major shift in how practicing educators think about intelligence. One great driving force of this change can be attributed to Frames of Mind: Theory of Multiple Intelligences, written by Howard Gardner in...
A Study of the Effectiveness on Parental Sexuality Education
Introduction With the media' reports in both language and pictures on open sex today, and people's going after happiness, self-content and self-actualization with the belief in individualism, remarks on sex and lust are very commonly heard everywhere....
California Mini-Corps: Developing Quality Teachers for 40 Years
Introduction One of the most effective programs for preparing culturally diverse future teachers is the California Mini-Corps Program. Although the program has existed since 1967, very little has been written about the influence California Mini-Corps...
Childhood Obesity: A Growing Phenomenon for Physical Educators
The greatest health risk facing children today is not a terrible disease as Leukemia or unthinkable trauma such as abuse. It is obesity. The prevalence of childhood obesity in the United States has risen dramatically in the past several decades (Wilmore,...
College Students' Evaluative Reactions to Arabic Loanwords Used in the Context of the Iraq War
Introduction: Historical Background Throughout its history, the English language has acquired loanwords from a variety of other languages, some are genetically related while others are not. The borrowed (1) items have entered the language as a result...
Identity Development of East Asian Female International Students with Implications for Second-Language Higher Education
Throughout the United States, there is a large population of international students studying at colleges and universities. According to the annual report of Open Doors 2004 issued by the Institute of International Education, during the 2003-2004 academic...
Informal Forum: Fostering Active Learning in a Teacher Preparation Program
Introduction Internet access has helped to create an information explosion. It is estimated that information doubles every three years (Marlowe & Page, 2005; School of Informational Management and Systems [SIMS], 2003). It is no longer effective...
Integrating outside Learning with the Classroom Experience: The Student Learning Imperative
"When I attended college I learned how to learn. Playing sports taught me structure and discipline and made learning more enjoyable." "The leadership roles I had on campus in student activities taught me how to deal with different personalities...
Leadership Skills
While many people in business, industry, and education are searching for good leaders, they should know that "who" they should look for is less important than "what" they need to find. That is, they should look less for the "right person," and more...
Parental Roles in the Acquisition of Primary Level Skills: An Exploratory View on the Low-Income Hispanic-American Families with 3 and 4-Year Old Children
Introduction There is evidence in extant literature that many Hispanic parents express reluctance in sending their children to preschools or other formal childcare centers due to a number of cultural reasons (see Fuller, Eggers-Pierola, Holloway,...
Perceptions of Parents of Students with Autism towards the IEP Meeting: A Case Study of One Family Support Group Chapter
The individualized education program (IEP) was the primary component of Part B of the Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975 and has maintained importance through the reauthorization of IDEA 2004. The IEP serves to direct and monitor all...
Retention Issues: A Study of Alabama Special Education Teachers
It is projected that in the year 2010, there will be a need for 611,550 special education teachers in the U.S. Yet, every year about 13.2% of special education teachers leave their positions. Six percent leave the field altogether while 7.2% of the...
Teaching Diversity and Tolerance in the Classroom: A Thematic Storybook Approach
Multicultural Globe and Literature Many Americans believe racial disparities are a major problem in the nation (Whyy, 2000). Since our society is made up with various cultures, religions, and ethnic groups, it is bound to be diverse and multicultural....
The Comprehensive Examination: Study Groups and Their Effectiveness-A Message to Counselor Education Faculty and Graduate Students
Word association is something that psychologists have studied for years. Should the word "apple" be said to a child, the response might be "orange." Should the word "comps" (comprehensive examination) be said to a graduate student, the response might...
The Influence of Four Elementary Principals upon Their Schools' Reading Programs and Students' Reading Scores
Introduction The role of the principal is dynamic and changing. In fact, changes in the work environment of education have caused both role ambiguity and role overload for school principals. As educational communities demand more data-driven accountability...
Video Technology: A Vehicle for Educators to Enhance Relationships with Families
Why should educators aspire to enhance relationships with families? A strong and positive relationship between families and schools has a direct correlation with young children's success in school. When schools and families communicate and work...
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