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. 134, No. 3, Spring

An Evaluation of Teachers' Attitudes and Beliefs Levels on Classroom Control in Terms of Teachers' Sense of Efficacy (the Sample of Biology Teachers in Turkey)
Introduction When the related literature is reviewed, it noticed that self-efficacy has been one of the most investigated concepts in the last 30 years. Self-efficacy is defined as a feature that is effective in fostering behavior and one's beliefs...
A Study on Epistemological Beliefs of Community College Students and Their Self-Efficacy Beliefs regarding Educational Use of the Internet
Introduction When we consider the effects of technology on education in today's conditions, where technology is rapidly developing, those that come to mind first are computer and Internet technologies. It is inevitable that computer and Internet...
A Theoretical Framework of the Relation between Socioeconomic Status and Academic Achievement of Students
Introduction Social stratification has emerged as a pervasive phenomenon across the globe. Different schools of thoughts provide clues to why people fall into prey of poverty. According to the culture of poverty (Lewis, 1966), the poor are accused...
Barriers of Using Educational Games in Jordanian Public Schools
Introduction Educational and computer games are used effectively in modern schools. Schools in developed countries started using computer games in the classroom. Recently, new technologies like; interactive board, internet and computer games spread...
Collaborative Assessment: Fostering Ownership in Assessment
Introduction and Literature Review Evaluation and assessment have always been the focal concern for many academics, researchers and teachers in education and therefore various articles and research have been published to discuss how they are perceived...
Deconstructing Statistical Analysis
Introduction The, most prestigious analysis generally assumes hard number theory and multiple regression. This procedure fogs the findings. When 2 of the 4 independent variables are ordinal, one is ratio, and one is nominal, all are summated together...
Evaluation of Achievement of Universal Basic Education (UBE) in Delta State
Introduction Nigeria has experienced the implementation of different educational systems with their attendant problems. Universal Basic Education (UBE) is being implemented in the country. In fact, the extent to which the UBE programme achieves...
Impediments to Research among Students of Institutions of Higher Learning in Southern Nigeria
Introduction Higher education in Nigeria as in other countries of the world is seen as the basis for national development. According to Peretomode (2008) higher education is the facilitator, the power-house and the driving force for strong socio-economic,...
Improving Teaching and Learning: Three Models to Reshape Educational Practice
The work of schools is teaching and learning. There should be no controversy in such a statement. Regardless of one's place in the panorama of educational stakeholders, or one's personal educational philosophy, or one's political perspective on education,...
Knowledge Management and Global Information Dissemination
Introduction There is much theoretical debate about the precise meaning of knowledge. It is different from applied knowledge or understanding. For the present purpose a simple dictionary definition may suffice. The Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary...
Moodling English Language Education
Originally an acronym, Moodle standing for Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment, is also known as a course management system (CMS), a learning management system (LMS), or a virtual learning environment (VLE) serving as a basis in order...
Motivations Behind "Bullies Then Offenders" versus "Pure Bullies": Further Suggestions for Anti-Bully Education and Practice
Background Recent attention in the news and in professional literature on bullying has suggested that bullying behaviors are becoming more frequent and coming in non-traditional and more potent forms. Typically, bullying behavior is thought to happen...
Reflecting on Lab Practices
Introduction Using scientific practices provides a powerful means for engaging students with learning and understanding science content. Strategies associated with scientific inquiry include asking questions, collecting evidence from a variety of...
School Development Applications in Turkey
Introduction Recent developments experienced worldwide in every area, along with changes caused by such developments, have an impact on expectations from education, and thereby from the "school". As far-reaching criticisms towards education and...
Teachers' Intentions to Stay in Teaching: The Role of Values and Knowledge of Adolescent Development
A widely recognized, critical concern in education today is the rate at which beginning teachers are continuing to leave the profession within the first few years of practice (Boe, Bobbitt, & Cook, 1997; Borman & Dowling, 2008; Curry &...
The Bricks and Mortar Superintendency: How to Survive a Building Project
Many contemporary superintendents face a new challenge, one of ensuring that the school buildings in their school districts are safe, sound, and conducive to offering the educational programs found in twenty-first century classrooms. With the school...
Want to Improve Your Leadership Skills? Play Chess!
An Introduction to an Unheralded Secret among the World's Elite According to a recent survey conducted by YouGov (FIDE, 2012), there are an estimated 605 million Chess players in the world, the greatest portion of which are from 18-35 years old....
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