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. 1, Fall

An Interview with a Humanistic Educator
The following interview of Dr. Ron Iannone was conducted by heather henderson over the period of several weeks. Dr. Ron Iannone has written quite extensively on humanizing education. His major works include, "Alternatives to the Coming Death of Schooling,"...
Are We Holding Back Our Students That Possess the Potential to Excel?
Few studies have been done that research the degree to which U.S. students at all performance levels are sufficiently motivated by being challenged at appropriate levels. To the extent that dropout rates are a fair indicator, the following studies...
A Web-Based Teaching Aid for Presenting the Concepts of Norm Referenced and Criterion Referenced Testing
In teaching or taking classes in Research, Tests and Measurements, and/or Assessment classes on the undergraduate or graduate level, instructors and students alike face a curriculum requirement focusing on the concepts of Norm Referenced (NRT) and...
Enrichment Curriculum: Essential for Mathematically Gifted Students
INTRODUCTION Background Mathematically gifted students learn differently from other age group peers. They require curriculum to be differentiated to meet their specific needs (Johnson, 2006). When these gifted students are not presented with...
Enthusiastic and Growing Teachers: Individual Dispositions, Critical Incidences, and Family Supports
Reports on educational quality in the US make clear the need to attract and retain highly capable individuals to the teaching profession and document the public's and the profession's support for teacher quality (Boehner, 2004; Education Testing Service...
Field-Based Teacher Preparation: An Organizational Analysis of Enabling Conditions
The past two decades have been times of heightened emphasis on changing structures between universities and public schools toward collaboration as a means of improving the education and preparation of pre-service and in-service teachers. Numerous studies...
Gender Sensitive Teaching: A Reflective Approach for Early Childhood Education Teacher Training Programs
Educators in the 1990's began to notice that boys from all socio-economic and racial groups were not keeping pace, with African-American and Latino boys most at risk. One disappointing evidence came from demonstrated gaps in literacy between girls...
Leadership in the School Setting
University Prepared School Administrators Historically, university schools of education have trained and educated personnel for becoming school administrators. They, usually, have received a BSE degree to teach in the classroom setting. By taking...
Lessons Learned concerning a Student Centered Teaching Style by University Mathematics Professors from Secondary School Educators
Introduction Student-centered learning has been a catch phrase in teaching methodologies in education for at least the last decade. Some of the more prominent aspects of this style include group work, student projects, real data analysis, written...
Let's Eliminate the Eighth Grade!
Introduction Not too long ago an article (Ogden, 2007) appeared in this journal calling for suggestions concerning the future of education in the United States. In the absence (thus far) of an overwhelming ground swell of heart-felt opinion I would...
No Vacation from Bullying: A Summer Camp Intervention Pilot Study
Bullying behavior, an outgrowth of aggressive behavior in general (Olweus, 1993), is a complicated problem. Common definitions of bullying involve the following concepts: the behavior is intentional, there is a mismatch in terms of social status and/or...
On the Role of Mathematics Educators and Librarians in Constructivist Pedagogy
Introduction The article that follows was born out of a typical library survey with the goal of finding out about information habits of mathematics students at the community college level. Librarians are always seeking to learn about the expertise,...
Overcoming the Barriers to Learning Faced by Hyperactive Students in the Department of English Benson Idahosa University, Benin City
Benson Idahosa University is a Christian university with abundant facilities for teaching average and above average students and for rehabilitating the emotionally disturbed. The classes are mixed. There is an internet centre where the students access...
Perceived Stress by Students in a Pharmacy Curriculum
Introduction A literature search using Medline, Lexis Nexis, Science Direct, and Emerald was conducted to determine the available literature on stress in pharmacy students and stress in health professions students. The search failed to produce any...
Selective Attentional Effects of Adjunct Study Questions on Achievement in Nigerian Secondary School Science
Text-book questions remain the most prevalent study aid in helping students selectively attend to critical information contained in science learning materials (Holliday 1981; Okoye 1990; Nworgu 2001 and Eze 2002). (Wickens 1976) reviewed mathemagenic...
The Effectiveness of Direct Instruction in Teaching English in Elementary Public Education Schools in Kuwait: A Research Case Study
Introduction Since the 1960s, the Kuwait Ministry of Education (KMOE) has been responsible for establishing and mandating all programs provided in the public school system (Kuwait Ministry of Education, Law 11, 1965; Kuwait Ministry of Education...
The Ideal Professor: Student Perceptions of Effective Instructor Practices, Attitudes, and Skills
I watch with mild interest as my son logs into his school's e-port to see if he can switch a section of a required course to another instructor. The semester break is waning and I can feel his stress level rise as he walks away from the computer, shoulders...
Working the College System: Six Strategies for Building a Personal Powerbase
How does an individual build a strong powerbase within a college community? Power is important. From power comes the ability to create and implement new ideas and initiatives. From power comes the opportunity to develop policy and control practice....
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