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. 2, Winter

Addressing Diversity in Teacher Education Programs
Introduction The United States is a nation built from the richness of many cultures, languages, traditions and beliefs. This unique mixture has encouraged circumstances where awareness, tolerance and appreciation are fitting, as well as necessary...
Alternative Strategies in Assessing Special Education Needs
The professional literature describing assessment procedures for evaluating the special education needs of school age children is undergoing a reexamination of best practice. Most recently, this reexamination has looked at the utility and efficacy...
A Model for Examining, Analyzing, Evaluating, and Understanding Events, Acts and Utterances
Students at all educational levels are daily bombarded by others' attempts to influence them. Influence in the political, religious, social, educational, and advertising arenas pervade our lives. It is vital to us all to be aware of influence attempts;...
An Investigation of an after School Math Tutoring Program: University Tutors + Elementary Students = a Successful Partnership
"I never used to like math but now it is my favorite subject since I have been going to math tutoring. Now I understand it." "It is really cool" "I liked that it helped me to bring up my math grade and the best thing is that it was fun!" "I liked everything,...
Assessment of the Provision of Educational Services under the Universal Basic Education (UBE) Scheme in Southern Nigeria
BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted by the United Nations in 1948, (UNESCO.2002: A) asserted interalia, that access to quality education was a fundamental human right. This assertion was embraced by the world...
Co-Teaching: How to Make This Marriage Work in Front of the Kids
The demands placed on school districts have galvanized the development of a relatively new educational kid on the block--co-teaching. As a result of No Child Left Behind (NCLB) and the even more recent mandates of the newly revised Individuals with...
Cultural Discontinuity between Home and School Language Socialization Patterns: Implications for Teachers
What is Language Socialization? Language is a means by which we communicate, but it is more than just a means of communication. It conveys a wealth of information other than the primary content of the message. By this we mean that language serves...
Education and Employment among Alumni Academic Honor Society Leaders
Astin (1984, 1999) claimed that involvement in student organizations may allow members opportunities in developing organizational and leadership skills, close relationships with faculty who engage in scholarly research, and opportunities for becoming...
Efficacy of Alternative Teacher Certification Programs: A Study of the Florida Model
Introduction Alternative certification (AC) programs give instructors a fast-track avenue to obtain certification while working in the classroom as a teacher. Candidates usually have bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees in other areas of specialization....
Graduate Intervention Specialists' Responses to an Introductory Practicum: Implications for Teacher Educators
Special education research is conducted to help those in the field better understand the strengths and needs of students with disabilities for the purpose of improving teaching practices and, ultimately, life outcomes for children receiving special...
Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the Service of the National Open University of Nigeria
Information and communication Technology (ICT) change and the reaction of open distance learning to it, was never more pertinent than in the 21st century. In recent years Open Universities have been at the forefront of ICT and web based programmes...
Job Satisfaction among High School Athletic Administrators
Coaching and supervising high school sport programs can be a rewarding but stressful career. Many researchers have identified a close relationship between occupational stress and job satisfaction, or how one feels about the job(Burke 1971; Buck,...
Leadership in Higher Education and the Second Half of Life
Introduction Presently, there is little or no work available regarding the possible relationship between higher educational leadership and what has become known as the second half of life phenomena. This is a troubling void given the fact that so...
Math Anxiety in Pre-Service Elementary School Teachers
Does the thought of math cause you to feel helpless, panicky, and to have difficulty in breathing, or ability to concentrate? If so, you are not alone. According to Trujillo (1999), Cemen, 1987; Posamentier & Stepelman, (1990, p. 210) report that...
Matriculation Related Wastage in Nigerian Universities
Introduction The Nigerian Federal Ministry of Education discharges its responsibility for National Examinations mainly through four educational agencies designed to handle particular and specific examinations. The best known is the West African...
Project Summit: A Cooperative Effort to Effect Teacher Change
How often have teachers at all levels sat through hours of staff development while uninvolved and inattentive to the process? How often have college faculty, consultants, and curriculum coordinators questioned the effectiveness of their staff development...
Prospective Teachers' Perspectives on Microteaching Lesson Study
How do we educate prospective teachers to teach in ways aligned with recent educational research and reforms? How do we help them engage in teaching as reflective practitioners and focus on teaching as a means for continued professional growth? Recent...
Success and Nothing Less
What are your goals? What are your plans? Do you know where you really stand in relationship to all that you want to do, or do you feel like a silly, 'ol fool? The answer is really very easy to surmise, you must do whatever it takes to get organized....
Supporting School Professionals through the Establishment of a School District Policy on Child Maltreatment
Child abuse and neglect is one of society's most ominous crimes. Maltreatment robs children of dignity and can have adverse consequences for their social, emotional, behavioral, and academic development (Cichetti & Toth, 1995). As a result of the...
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