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. 122, No. 3, Spring

An Analysis of School Board Members
Introduction Historically, women dominated the pedagogical processes. Women were the educators in the one-room school house. Contracts were drawn for these women in which they agreed to several stipulations for a monthly salary of $75. In Wisconsin,...
A Scientific Evaluation of Five Different Strategies Teachers Use to Maintain Order
Introduction Classroom order is a pervasive problem and a particular issue for the school community. Parents expect schools to create appropriate nurturing learning environments for their children. They expect teachers to use pedagogically sound...
Assessment of a Field-Based Teacher Education Program: Implications for Practice
In response to national reports, such as The Nation at Risk, which were critical of American public education, teacher education programs have been under pressure to reform how they educate prospective teachers (The National Commission on Teaching...
Awaiting Renaissance in the South's Invisible Research Triangle
During the late 1950s and early 1960s I grew up in a small red house on the corner of 17th and Herman Streets in North Nashville, blocks away from premier Fisk, Meharry and Tennessee State Universites. The architecture of that red house was similar...
Collegiate Sports Programs: A Comparative Analysis
The United States Sports Academy has a unique perspective on this issue, having delivered sport education and training programs in some 60 countries around the world. These programs have ranged from short-term seminars and symposia of a few days...
Communicating with Parents: Parental Perceptions of State School Accountability Reporting
Two colleagues stood in the hallway of Nevada's Department of Education discussing an upcoming meeting to streamline the guidelines for school accountability reports to parents. "You know, they're not interested in all that stuff anyway", proclaimed...
Comparison of Character Traits for JROTC Student versus Non-JROTC Students
The issue of what to teach in schools is largely dependent on the predominant educational philosophy of the decision makers in school district. Sergiovanni and Starratt (1998) described six different philosophies that can shape the curriculum of...
Distance Learning: A Matter of History at the United States Sports Academy
A founding concept of the United States Sports Academy in 1972 was that it would be a "university without walls" that could meet the needs of its students by teaching sport in any location in the globe. The Academy has met this challenge, offering...
Educating the Whole Athlete in a Technological Environment
As with other elements of its society, American education today finds itself in the throes of contradictory and conflicting social values, which confuse every segment of our social constituency. Those conflicting social values compound the issues...
Equifinality: Parents' and Students' Attitudes towards a Student-Centered Approach to Integration (1)
The inclusion of all special needs students into the regular classroom setting is rapidly becoming the dominant educational ideology. Whether or not it is actually the best ideology remains the topic of much heated debate (e.g., Chow, Blais, &...
General Education, Interdisciplinary Pedagogy and the Process of Content Transformation
Interdisciplinary pedagogy for students is nothing new to academia, since the inception of universities in the United States much debate has focused on the merits of core curriculum integrating disciplines (Rury, 1996). Educators state that while...
Miscommunication in the Classroom: What Teachers Say and What Student Really Hear
Even though today's students live in a world that offers them instant access to almost unlimited information, teachers still remain the primary source of knowledge. This knowledge cannot be effectively transmitted if teachers and students are unable...
Optimal Levels of Writing Management: A Re-Analysis of Boice (1983)
Boice (1983) concluded that regularly scheduled writing sessions encouraged more writing and the emergence of more creative ideas than did "spontaneous" writing (writing when the writer "felt like it"). Boice's data also appears to show, however,...
Prediction of GPA with Educational Psychology Grades and Critical Thinking Scores
Research studies have shown significant relationships between different measures and academic achievement (GPA). For instance, Steward and Al-abdula (1989) reported relationships between critical thinking and academic performances for 237 undergraduates....
Shades of Gray in Prison Administration
Organizations are largely the shadows of their executives ... it does not matter whether one is talking about Harvard University, the Chrysler Corporation or the Texas Department of Corrections. The executives skills and abilities, his sense of...
Showing the Work Ethics of South African Black Adolescents Is Determined by Parent Involvement, Their Time Concept, and Efficacy
Introduction: Research problem and aim This research project was aimed at advancing an understanding of the complex interaction of factors which determine black South African adolescents' work ethics within the context of a productive inclination....
Stochastic Models of Quality Control on Test Misgrading
In the last decade, essay items have been incorporated in major educational assessments, such as the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) and the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) (Allen, Carlson, & Zelenak,...
Student Teaching in the Context of a School-University Partnership: A Case Study of a Student Teacher
Student teaching is perceived by teacher education students, teachers, and teacher educators as the most influential component of the teacher education program (Conant, 1963; Cruickshank & Armaline, 1986; Goodlad, 1990; Su, 1990). There is perhaps...
The Role of Good Educational Management in a Changing South Africa
INTRODUCTION Change is part of human existence. We live in an era of paradox, opportunities and above all, change. There are so many changes in our world that it seems as though traditional education just is not relevant anymore. Change is essential...
The Supervisor of the School
The supervisor in the school faces numerous responsibilities in improving the curriculum. Societal changes continually occur. These changes are reflected within the school. Thus, the curriculum for students is not stable, but subject to change....
The United States Sports Academy Alumni Association
On August 27, 1986, fourteen years after the first courses were offered by the Academy, the United States Sports Academy Alumni Association was formed by a group of 10 alumni. The goal was to connect alumni to the Academy and to each other, to provide...
The United States Sports Academy and the American Sports Art Museum and Archives
The American Sport Art Museum and Archives (ASAMA) is a division of the United States Sports Academy. Dedicated to the preservation of sports history, art and literature, the ASAMA collection captures the performance and movement of man by creating...
The United States Sports Academy Develops New Master of Sport Science Degree Program
The United States Sports Academy serves the nation and the world as a sport education resource, whose mission is upgrading sport through programs of instruction, research and service. Consistent with a rich thirty-year tradition of ground-braking...
The United States Sports Academy's Awards of Sport Program
As a special mission graduate school of sport, the United States Sports Academy does not field powerhouse football or basketball teams. What it does have is "The Awards of Sport Program," which has become a dynasty of its own in the field of sport...
The United States Sports Academy: Serving the World
At a time when the pool of traditional American students has been showing a demographic change and when state governments have been putting their subsidies to higher education under increasing scrutiny, more and more American educational institutions,...
The United States Sports Academy: Thirty Years of Service to Sport Education
As the world prepared for the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics, the United States Sports Academy began celebrating its 30th anniversary of service to the world through sport education, and reflected on the performance of the U.S. team in the...
University of Americas: Filling a Need
For three decades, the United States Sports Academy has served the nation and the world in the area of sport education at the graduate level. Its programs in continuing education, certification, the Master of Sport Science degree, and the Doctor...
Why Can't We All Get along? towards a Framework for Unifying Research Paradigms
Since the latter part of the 19th century, a fervent debate has ensued about quantitative and qualitative research paradigms. From these disputes, purists have emerged on both sides. Quantitative purists express assumptions that are consistent with...
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