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. 129, No. 2, Winter

A Comparative Study on Children's Perceptions of the Child Rights in the Turkish Community of Turkey and Northern Cyprus
Childhood is a socio-cultural concept, which is one of the natural and unchangeable links of the chain of life. Therefore, the meaning ascribed to both the childhood life and concept of child has varied through the ages. Children were considered to...
Alabama Elementary Principals' Perceptions of Bullying
Is bullying a major problem in today's schools? According to the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, approximately 3 in 10 children are affected as bully, victim, or both (2001). The National Youth Violence Prevention Resource...
Assessment of the Inquiry-Based Project Application in Science Education upon Turkish Science Teachers' Perspectives
Contemporary international economic competition and social, scientific and technological developments have significantly changed ways of living all over the world. In the countries aiming at constructing powerful generations, it has been understood...
Caring for Foster Children in the South. Why They Did Not Have Even One Person to Care for Them
According to Courtey (1999) foster care remains poorly studied and poorly understood however there is an abundance of newspaper articles and information on the TV news. In The New York Times just last November 2007 we read such titles as "Foster Children...
Children of Neglect with Attachment and Time Perception Deficits: Strategies and Interventions
Research has shown a link between child maltreatment and psychological problems with disorganized and/or insecure attachment (Pearce & Pezzot-Pearce, 1994). Issues of attachment, including abuse and neglect, have been recognized in a cluster of...
Conducting a Rural School District Transition Fair: Successes and Challenges for Students with Disabilities
This paper provides an overview of the vision of a transition fair and how that vision became a reality. Included are the success of and challenges encountered in the process as well as discussion of literature that was utilized in the planning and...
Continuous Progress Schools See the "Whole Child"
Continuous Progress Schools are everywhere throughout the United States. In each school the format may look a little different but the same foundations are in place. Some common elements in most Continuous Progress Schools are Personalized Education...
Effects of Classroom Instructional Strategies and Self-Beliefs on Science Achievement of Elementary-School Students in Japan: Results from the TIMSS 2003 Assessment
There is a continuing interest in identifying factors associated with student success in mathematics and science. Further, results from international assessments have indicated that students in Japan have scored above international averages on science...
E-Learning: Paradigm Shift in Education
Higher education is beginning to change in response to providing educational opportunities to an increasing diverse population of students. A new type of university emerged in the last 25 years which John Daniel (1996) thinks will hold lessons for...
Evaluation of Teachers for Restructured Elementary Curriculum (Grades 1 to 5)
Elementary school curriculum in Turkish Education System has been changed several times in the republic era. After establishment of Republic of Turkey in 1923, elementary school curriculum was restructured in 1924, 1926, 1936, 1948, 1962 and 1968 (Tazebay,...
Extrinsic Motivation as Correlates of Work Attitude of the Nigerian Police For: Implications for Counseling
The basic concept that comes to mind in respect of the human nature is the belief that man is a rational entity. This mean that man knows source of his conduct, hence he is usually responsible. Another concept about man views is that man is an irrational...
Factors Affecting the Development of Analogical Reasoning in Young Children: A Review of Literature
"Analogical reasoning has been of special interest to philosophers and scientists since Aristotle" (Pauen & Wilkening, 1997, p. 90). It is considered to be a hallmark of human intelligence (Holyoak, Junn, & Billman, 1984) and a critical component...
Keeping School: Teacher Transfers within a Large District
For some time, we have known that nothing matters more to student achievement than access to skillful teaching, a practice that often takes a number of years to develop (Lee, Smith, & Croniger, 1995). Yet, education remains a profession plagued...
Living the "Tipping Point": Concurrent Teacher Leader and Principal Preparation
In a 2007 edition of the NCPEA Yearbook, Zigler and Allen allude to the principalship and its associated training as being at a "tipping point," a reference to Malcom Gladwell's (2000) book, The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Difference...
Management of Universal Basic Education Scheme (U.B.E.) for Qualitative Education in Nigeria
In realization of the role which education plays in national development, the government of Nigeria has ventured into various educational policies and programmes with the great expectation that, the felt socio-economic and political needs of the citizenry...
Quality Assurance in Nigerian University Education and Credentialing
According to BBC English Dictionary quality means degree of excellence, and of a high standard (Harper Collins; 1992). It is the combination of all the attributes and peculiar features that make one or an object fit for a purpose. In the simplest definition,...
Statistics Anxiety and Business Statistics: The International Student
Background Statistics anxiety has been defined as "feelings of anxiety encountered when taking a statistics course or doing statistical analyses; that is gathering, processing and interpreting data" (Cruise et. al., 1985). Statistics anxiety is...
The Educated Elite and the Leadership Initiative in Postcolonial West Africa. A Reading of Chinua Achebe's a Man of the People
Narration is done from the worldview of the educated elite, arrogantly represented by Odili, who begins the narration against a background of ill formed images of the main actors involved in the conflict. For instance, his view of the masses, as silly,...
The Effect of Gender on the Construction of Backward Inferences
Successful reading comprehension requires that the reader not only identifies and understands individual text words, and processes the individual sentences of the text by detecting their syntactic structures, but also identifies the relations between...
Variation in General Instructional Objectives among Instructors at Two Community Colleges in a Western State
Comprehensive pubic community colleges serve multiple educational purposes for their diverse citizens today. Community colleges have non-selective admission policies and, therefore, provide open access to anyone with or without a formal high school...
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