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. 130, No. 1, Fall

A Literature Review: Pre-Service Teachers' Attitudes toward Students with Disabilities
Theoretical Frameworks The importance of teacher attitudes toward inclusion is reflected by the numerous studies conducted in that area (Pace, 2003). Teachers must believe that their behaviors can effect the education of their students. They must...
An Assessment of Citizenship Education in Nigeria
People in a heterogeneous society such as Nigeria are always characterized by group, class and individual interests, Intentions, motives, needs, desires, beliefs, attitudes, values, fears and anxieties. These diversities however have been positively...
An Evaluation of Beijing 1995 on the Appointments and Promotions of Nigerian Women to Decision-Making Positions
Before the International Women Conference held in Beijing in 1995, Nigerian women were denied access to education and meaningful contribution to national development. The Nigerian women were stalled by culture, which made them vulnerable when they...
Assessing the Communication Proficiency of Social Studies Teachers in Selected Secondary Schools in South Central Nigeria
Introduction Stones (2005) sees language or communicative competence thus: "what a speaker needs to know to communicate effectively in culturally significant setting". Language use, for example is what is said on a particular occasion, how it is...
Autores Bilingues/bilingual Authors: Writing within Dual Cultural and Linguistic Repertoires
According to the California State Department of Education (2008), 1.56 million students are classified as English language learners (ELLs). That number represents 25% of the total K-12 student population statewide (6.28 million). The majority of these...
Career Services Perspectives on the Use of Portfolios in the Teacher Employment Process: A Survey
Portfolios are widely required in teacher education programs. One of the rationales often given for their use is their value in the employment process. In an earlier study (Vincent, Montecinos, & Boody, 1997), we examined the use of portfolios...
Developing the Intangible Qualities of Good Teaching: A Self-Study
As colleges of education move toward either renewing or gaining program accreditation, they face the task of gathering valid and reliable data on both tangible and intangible elements of their programs. One such area that has come to the foreground...
Disciplinary Action Committee (DAC)
The College of Education and Professional Studies (CEPS) at Jacksonville State University (JSU) has in place a program called PRIME. PRIME is an acronym for A Process for Remediating Identified Marginal Education Candidates. PRIME is a procedure for...
Encouraging Creativity in the Face of Administrative Convenience: How Our Schools Discourage Divergent Thinking
"If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music."--Albert Einstein Educators of young children are realizing the importance of creativity, imagination,...
History and the Novelist's Design: A Reading of Ayi Kwei Armah's the Healers
The Healers is a fiction set in late 19th century Gold Coast, the time of the fall of the Ashanti Empire to the British forces. It maintains a fidelity to written African history as there is no question of the fall of the empire to the British. It,...
Improving English Instruction through Neuro-Linguistic Programming
"Your greatest responsibility is to become everything that you are, not only for your benefit, but for mine." Leo Buscaglia (1982, p. 264) Today, English instructors are teaching the components of English, but not how to effectively learn it....
Leadership Capacity-A Key to Sustaining Lasting Improvement
What is broad-based, skillful leadership in schools? As already mentioned, leadership in schools is the key to success for the entire learning community. Leadership is defined by Webster's dictionary as, "the position or guidance of a leader and...
Modeling Secondary Instructional Strategies in a Teacher Education Class
Strategies used prior to instruction: Several of the instructional/learning strategies we use are based on two important principles of learning. First, new learning is based and built upon prior knowledge and experience (Wadsworth, 1978) and, second,...
Online Quizzes as a Study Tool for Biology for Non-Science Majors
Introduction In the modern age of teaching at the post K-12 level, there are many required courses that students must take in order to become well rounded citizens. These include English, humanities, mathematics and sciences. Students often must...
Personality: Is It a Product of Nature, Nurture, And/or Personal Choice?
It is certainly true that everyone seems to have a personality, but why is that so? This paper will seek to examine some of the available evidence in order to answer this particular question. One possible explanation is that personality has a gene...
Retaining Teachers in Challenging Schools
What Do School Leaders Need to Know About Retaining Good Teachers in Challenging Schools Much of value can be learned from identifying work conditions and strategies of principals who are successful in retaining teachers in challenging schools....
Shared Bases of Influence within a College
Building Bases of Influence Within A College The American College In many ways colleges occupy a unique niche within the American Society. Their success for example is not measured in productivity or simply quantifiable numbers. In addition,...
Teachers' Perception Levels of Activities Directed towards Professional Progress
Education is the main thing of outputs of well-qualified education in the global world. Fast change and improvement in the world, effects people's lives in different aspects and shapes again structures' and functions of social institutions according...
The Learning Organization Implemented in Education through Advisory Committees
The Learning Organization Implemented in Education Through Advisory Committees As secondary and post-secondary educational institutions enter the twenty first century there is a growing challenge to deliver education that continues to meet the global...
Using Portfolios as a Learning Tool to Develop Preservice Teachers' Inquiries and Perspectives in Early Science Teaching in South Korea
Teaching science is a challenging job and it can even be stressful and difficult for early childhood teachers. Learning about teaching science is a challenging and complicated task for the preservice teacher in teacher education. Specially, it is one...
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