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. 135, No. 1, Fall

Critical Comments on the General Model of Instructional Communication
Introduction Reading McCroskey, Valencic, and Richmond's (2004) article, "Toward a General Model of Instructional Communication," leaves one with the impression that essentially all classroom occurrences (and phenomena/ properties therein) can be...
Describing an Academic and Nonprofit Organization Partnership to Educate At-Risk Adolescents about Cardiovascular Health
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death and disability in the United States and its origins can be traced back to childhood (Lloyd-Jones et al., 2010; Pahkala et al., 2013). Obesity in adolescent youth is a major health concern in...
Developing Teacher Leaders through Honorary Professional Organizations in Education: Focus on the College Student Officers
Policymakers, researchers, and educators are calling for teachers with in-depth knowledge of students, subject matter, and pedagogy to assume formal and informal leadership roles in schools (Lieberman & Friedrich, 2010). Referred to in the professional...
Family History in Patients Who Present with Functional Articulation Disorders
Speech sounds are acquired at different ages. According to Amayreh & Dyson (1998), Arabic sounds are acquired during three age periods: early, intermediate, and late. Sounds such as /k/ and /f7 are thought to be assimilated during the early period...
Leadership in Doctoral Dissertations of Educational Sciences in Turkey
Introduction In general, educational researchers utilize previous research to develop their conceptual and theoretical frameworks, and to provide qualitative (e.g., content analyses) and quantitative (e.g., meta-analyses) reviews of the literature...
My School Principal Is Not a Leader!
Introduction Whether or not being educational leaders of existing school principals will provide clues whether schools can be re-established or not. In this era as we're entering in a new century, the necessity for laying stress on quality in education...
Parents' Play Beliefs and the Relationship to Children's Social Competence
Play and Social Competence Researchers have put much emphasis on the positive and significant role of children's social and emotional development. Children with better social-emotional competence are more likely to develop positive attitudes about...
Perspectives on Peer-Mentoring from Taiwanese Science and Engineering Master's Students
Over the last 15 years, the number of graduate students in Taiwan has increased almost five-fold from 45,000 to nearly 220,000 (Ministry of Education, 2014). Forty-six percent of these graduate students study in the fields of science and engineering...
Profesional Competencies among Pre-Service Teachers in Special Education from Their Perspectives
Introduction The movement of teachers' preparation based on the competencies became the most prominent features of contemporary educational developments (Brownel, Sindelar, Kiely & Danielson, 2010). Moreover, it became the most common and popular...
Schools' Openness to Change According to Teachers' Views: A Sample of Turkey/Kocaeli
Introduction The survival of organizations depends on their ability to catch up with our ever-changing world. It is unlikely that organizations that resist or fail to adapt to change will attain their objectives. Change refers to a shift from...
Teacher Retention and Satisfaction with a Servant Leader as Principal
Background of the Study In 1994, Secretary of Education, Richard W. Riley, projected that the United States would need to hire 2 million teachers in order to fill all of the teaching slots left behind by retiring Baby Boomers. By 2004, the United...
The Deep Fried South: A Literary Analysis of Nutritional Knowledge of Students and Adults in Alabama
Obesity is a major concern in the United States because of its rapid rate of increase. In 2000, there was no state that had a prevalence of obesity of less than 10% and by 2010 there was no state that had a prevalence of obesity of less than 20%. Moreover,...
The Efficiency of the University Teaching and Learning Training Program (UTL) on Developing the Teaching Competencies of the Teaching Staff at Imam University
Introduction University teacher education is now recognized in every university in Saudi Arabia and is becoming increasingly common in many other countries around. From being small in scale, low in credibility and poorly supported, university teacher...
The Impact of Foreign Housemaids on the Children of Working Mothers: A Case Study from Jordan
Introduction The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan came a long way from its humble beginnings when it gained independence from British rule on May 25, 1946. Since then the country made significant strides in all aspects of life: education, economy, government,...
The Impact of Word Walls on Improving the English Reading Fluency of Saudi Kindergarten's Children
Introduction and background A Word Wall is an ongoing, organized display of key words that provides visual reference for students throughout a unit of study or a term. These words are used continually by teachers and students during a variety of...
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