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. 128, No. 3, Spring

A Dream Deferred: The Experience of an African American Student in a Doctoral Program in Science
Due to a negative stigma that has been established about African Americans, many live their entire lives trying to "refute the degrading, humiliating and offensive racial images and stereotypes" (Yeakey and Bennett, 1990, p. 12) that have plagued their...
A Partnership in Progress
To practice [education] without books and journals would be like sailing a ship without charts and maps. But to read and study unconnected to practice would be like not going to sea at all. -Paraphrased from Sir William Osler, M.D. (Eagleton, C....
Assessment Techniques of Instructors in Two Community Colleges in a State-Wide System
INTRODUCTION Comprehensive public community colleges serve multiple educational purposes for their diverse citizens today. Community colleges have offered a wide range of programs, including .general education, college/university transfer, vocational/...
Classroom Teacher's Performance-Based Evaluation Form (CTPBEF) for Public Education Schools in the State of Kuwait: A Framework
Introduction This research study is a qualitative research study that focuses on testing out design domains and criteria evaluating teacher's performance in classroom settings. For this purpose an instrument was developed and used for purposes of...
Does the Type of Campus Influence Self-Regulated Learning as Measured by the Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire (MSLQ)?
INTRODUCTION Non-traditional students enter or reenter the University environment for a variety of reasons (primarily economic and not social) and now currently make up between half and 75% of the students enrolled as undergraduates (Jamilah, 2002;...
Empowering Preservice Teachers through Tutoring Chronically Ill Cancer Patients
Introduction The start of another semester had in some respects become uneventful. As a collegiate professor, I had become somewhat complacent in doing things as normal: introducing myself, speaking about what the course would entail, and asking...
Factors Preventing Women's Advancement in Management in Turkey
INTRODUCTION From past to present, in all ages of life, women have collaborated with men, yet their contribution has not enjoyed the same appreciation as men's contribution and women have remained in the secondary position. While it has been very...
Integration of Critical Thinking Skills into Elementary School Teacher Education Courses in Mathematics
Background Critical thinking receives increasing emphasis from educators looking to infuse analytical thinking skills into the curriculum. Many educators are tempted to equate critical thinking with higher order thinking skills within the last steps...
JEdI: A New Pathway to Success for Our Forgotten Youth
With every aspect of public education coming under increased scrutiny, no program is left unexamined. This includes programs that serve incarcerated youth. According to Shay Bilchik, former administrator, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency...
Moving beyond Lecture: Cooperative Learning and the Secondary Social Studies Classroom
Coke (2005) argues that vertical cooperative learning is needed for pre-service and in-service elementary and secondary teachers. By participating in cross-grade level, interdisciplinary cooperative learning meetings, teachers at both levels can learn...
Partnering with Librarians to Meet NCATE Standards in Teacher Education
Introduction Education professionals are subject to a wide variety of standards, developed by national, regional, state, and institutional agencies and associations. Beyond general education standards, there are specialized standards for personnel...
Physical Education Preservice Teachers' Conceptions of Caring
Introduction With the changes in school contexts, today's teachers are required to be more sensitive to diverse needs of students. Today's teachers are faced with increasing cultural diversity, poverty issues, and risky behaviors such as drug use...
Re-Thinking Statistics Education for Social Science Majors
A course in statistics is generally required for college students majoring in any of the social sciences. Unfortunately, it is our experience that many students do not enjoy taking a statistics course, and many do not seem to gain an appreciation of...
Teacher Candidates and Master Math Teachers Personal Concepts about Teaching Mathematics
Literature Review Teacher Beliefs Personal Concepts Teacher personal concepts for this study is defined as how teacher candidates view the study of elementary mathematics content and processes and their confidence to teach elementary mathematics....
Teacher Reflection as Teacher Change, and Teacher Change as Moral Response
During the last decade or two reflection has been one of the most widely used terms in education. At a time when there is so much concern over schooling, it is little wonder that such a project would be important. In spite of the widespread use of...
Using Guided Play to Enhance Children's Conversation, Creativity and Competence in Literacy
Introduction Language and literacy are at the core of children's experience and, apparently, children's literacy skills build from their knowledge of spoken language. Competence in language allows young children to communicate with others, enables...
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