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. 133, No. 4, Summer

A Five-Year Study on the Employability of UKM Graduates
Introduction Among the cardinal functions of a university are research, teaching and community service (Koh & Sharifah, 1988). Different universities give different weightage to the above-mentioned core business: Research universities in Malaysia...
An Experimental Research on Readiness Levels of Students in Terms of Geographical Concepts, and on Development of These Concepts
SEVGI SUER Above all, one of the most important aims of educational institutions is to train their students as citizens who are useful to the society that they live in and who are aware of their responsibilities. In order to achieve this aim, it...
An Investigation of Jordanian EFL Teachers' Procedures of Achievement Test Construction
Background Classroom assessment plays an essential role in the teaching/learning process. Through assessment, the teacher can judge the extent to which he/she has achieved his/her planned instructional objectives. And based upon this judgment, he/she...
Attitudes in a Web-Supported Learning Environment
Introduction ICT became a very important part of the society (Turkoglu, 2010). ICT is especially more important for new generations. It became so important that people started to call a new generation as digital natives (Prensky, 2001). Digital...
Campus Survey on the Status of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) by Health Sciences Faculty
Introduction Health sciences faculty join universities as teachers with clinical expertise. Their passion to advance clinical practice through teaching extends their clinical role into the classroom or simulation laboratory. However, many clinicians...
Contribution of Visualized Phrases on Word Using Skill
Introduction Visualization is the action of behavior, feeling, generalization, sequencing, place indicating, restructuring, giving directive, graphing and making something visual. This action makes a meaningful connection established among color,...
Creating 21st-Century Centers of Pedagogy: Explicating Key Laboratory and Clinical Elements of Teacher Preparation
Considering the importance of education in the life of a 21st-century person, it is remarkable that the training of teachers continues to be as inconsistent, and in many cases, as lackadaisical, as it is. For all the evidence indicating that excellent...
Direct Bullying: Criminal Act or Mimicking What Has Been Learned?
The suicidal deaths of Phoebe Prince, Jon Carmichael, Jamey Rodemeyer, Eric Mohat, Kenneth Weishuhn, Jr. and Jessica Logan caught the nation's attention between the years 2007-2012. The common cause in all of these cases; each young person was bullied...
Do Perceptions and Practices Align? Case Studies in Intermediate Elementary Mathematics
Recent attention on poor mathematical performance has led to serious concern about the state of student achievement and performance in mathematics in the United States (Bracey, 2009; Chard et al., 2008; Grootenboer & Zevenbergen, in Watson &...
Effect of the Transcendental Meditation Program on Graduation, College Acceptance and Dropout Rates for Students Attending an Urban Public High School
High school graduation rates nationally have declined in recent years, despite public and private efforts. The most recent data from Diplomas Count 2010 shows that only 69 percent of the students in 2007 graduated from our nation's schools. At its...
Factors Influencing Students' Attrition at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU)
Introduction Student attrition rates at higher education institutions are used to measure the internal efficiency of such institutions. In Australia, the government couples funding of higher education institutions with the number of students studying...
Influence of Audience Response System Technology on Student Performance in Organic Chemistry Lecture Class
Introduction The use of audience response system (commonly known as clickers) supports communication and interactivity in class by allowing the instructor to ask thought-provoking questions and encouraging students to articulate and reflect their...
Karl Marx vs. Adam Smith Revisited
Introduction In four previous studies concerning the ability of freshmen students to identify the founding fathers of free enterprise and communism it was found that relatively low percentages of students were able to correctly identify Adam Smith...
Relations between Self Regulation, Future Time Perspective and the Delay of Gratification in University Students
Introduction We should wait a certain amount of time in order to receive the rewards for most of our actions in life. The reward for most of the academic work conducted in school comes later. Academic success increases in parallel with the force...
Solution Patterns Predicting Pythagorean Triples
Introduction Pythagoras Theorem has been transformed from the earliest impression in geometry through orthogonal projections of the sides of a triangle, into trigonometry, Algebra and Number Theory, but with difficulties in predicting the Triple...
Support and Importance of Character Education: Pre-Service Teacher Perceptions
Morals and values form an important foundation for our modem society. From the words in the Pledge of Allegiance to the oaths that one takes in a courtroom, the reminder of values like equality, fairness, respect, and responsibility have great practical...
Teaching-Learning Patterns of Expert and Novice Adapted Physical Educators
Understanding what expert teachers do better than novice and less-effective teachers is important for teacher educators so that preservice teachers can be more effective when entering inservice teaching. Teacher education researchers have suggested...
Utilizing Instructional Games as an Innovative Tool to Improve Science Learning among Elementary School Students
Introduction Education researchers and teachers have long been interested in improving younger students' understanding of scientific concepts and they have also been interested in improving students' motivation levels to do school work (Klein &...

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