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. 2, Winter

Academic Orientation, Academic Achievement, and Noctcaelador: Does Interest in Night-Sky Watching Correlate with Students' Approach to the Academic Environment?
A recent study found that 17.8% of a general college student sample endorsed purposefully viewing the night-sky at least once a night, and that an average of 19.6% of the sample had either engaged in some form of astronomy-related tourism, owned night-sky...
A Closer Look at the Truth Behind the Hiring Process: How Colleges Really Hire
Each year thousands of new faculty and staff members are hired to meet the growing demands of colleges nationwide. During this process countless numbers of committees are formed to meet in what seems like endless hours of labor to screen candidates,...
Bullying: A Concern for Survival
Recently, much attention has been placed on the issue of bullying in schools, both in the United States and in foreign countries. Countries like Norway, Sweden, Japan, and Australia have been at the center of attention on issues related to bullying....
Children's Understanding of Health and Health-Related Behavior: The Influence of Age and Information Source
It has long been recognized that health and educational achievement are intertwined, so that poor health is identified as a cause of underachievement (e.g., BellSouth Foundation & Education Development Center, 1994) and physical fitness is associated...
Coping with Stress: An Investigation of Novice Teachers' Stressors in the Elementary Classroom
"Preparing lesson plans, changing them to fit students' needs, and constantly grading papers while preparing for the next day of teaching ... My cooperating teacher was certainly not a positive role model and we did not have a good relationship during...
Cultural Diversity in Higher Education: Implications for Hospitality Programs
Introduction The mission of higher education hospitality programs is to serve the needs of the industry; consequently, learner-centered practices in the classroom should be aimed at preparing students in anticipation of the situations they will...
How We Can Attract and Retain Quality Teachers
Attracting and retaining high quality and dedicated teachers is an expensive, vital to their image and success, and an ongoing major professional issue for school adminis-trators, parents, and the American taxpaying public. Many frequently debated...
Impacts of Campus Involvement on Hospitality Student Achievement and Satisfaction
INTRODUCTION Although most students are primarily involved in study and classwork, involvement in student clubs and organizations is also common (Baird, 1990). About 80% of traditional-aged undergraduate students engage in one or more extra-curricular...
Lean Strategies for Education: Overcoming the Waste Factor
INTRODUCTION Most educators view teaching and learning as the most critical activities in schools. However, these activities are largely driven by financial realities and budgetary considerations. Educational programs cost money. Therefore, sound...
Performance Assessment of Counseling Skills Based on Specific Theories: Acquisition, Retention and Transfer to Actual Counseling Sessions
Performance assessment is the subject of a great deal of discussion and debate in higher education in general, and in teacher education and counselor education in particular (Urbani et al., 2002; Vaughn & Everhart, 2004. The scientist-practitioner...
Student Teaching: A Hidden Wholeness
Efficient student teachers manage classes; effective student teachers lead learners. Efficient student teachers are adept at distributing rewards and sanctions; effective student teachers are committed to setting students' aspirations free. Efficient...
Teachers' Value Internalization and Commitment to Implementation of National Junior Secondary School Home Economics Curriculum in South-Western States of Nigeria
Introduction Value is the thing or idea that we cherish. It belongs to affective domain of taxonomy of educational objectives, which deals with positive and negative feelings about something such as a curriculum (Dewey, 1939). This idea (value)...
The Communication Research Team as Learning Community
One important thread in the undergraduate reform movement of higher education is the need for community on campuses (The Boyer Commission, 1998; National Institute of Education (NIE), 1984). This has led campuses to develop learning communities, most...
The Relationship between Discipline Infractions and Communication Disorders in Public School Students
Background for the Study Language and speech, when developed normally, are powerful tools that can be used for a variety of purposes. Speech and language are used to control one's environment, manipulate the behavior of other people, solicit information,...
The Role of Cooperating Teachers' Power in Student Teaching
For decades, all 50 states required student teaching for certification (Watts, 1987), though recently a few states have begun to allow those with alternative experiences or previous teaching experiences to forgo the student teaching practicum (Soares...
Towards a Conceptual Basis for Understanding Developmental Guidance and Counselling Model
The fundamental objective of any educational institution is to facilitate the total, wholesome, and fullest development of each student, in terms of enriching his/her intellectual, vocational, emotional, personal-social and psychomotor resources. The...
Using Curriculum-Based Measurement for Formative Instructional Decision-Making in Basic Mathematics Skills
Many students believe that math is something one learns about, but they do not understand that it is a tool for learning about other concepts. Mathematics is a language used to describe the relationship between objects, events, and time. Learning math...
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