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. 136, No. 4, Summer

A Beginning Teacher's First Steps to "Fitting in Where You Are Getting In": Identifying Top Rated Collegial and Non-Collegial Dispositional Behaviors
Understanding why collegial dispositions are important to "fitting in" The better able beginning teachers are at figuring out all job expectations, the better they may be at adapting and "fitting" into their new school environments. These expectations...
Experience of Dormitory Peer Mentors: A Journey of Self Learning and Development
Experience of Dormitory Peer Mentors: A Journey of Self Learning and Development In the last two decades, the number of university students in Taiwan has quadrupled from 300,000 to more than 1.2 million (Ministry of Education, 2015). In the recent...
Implications of Social Media on African-American College Students' Communication regarding Sex Partners
Introduction The advent of mobile phone technologies and the emergence of new social media websites created new modes for our social interactions, wherever we are, whenever we want, and with whomever we like to reach. Social media "are computer-mediated...
Is There a Silent Hearing Loss among Children in Jordan?
Introduction Hearing loss has been reported to be a serious health problem in school children (Olusanya, Okolo & Aderemi, 2004; Olusanya, Okolo & Ijaduola, 2000; Abdel-Rahman, Meky, Allam, El-Tabakh, & El-Gaafary, 2007). Hearing loss...
Middle School Predictors of High School Performance: A Case Study of Dropout Risk Indicators
The United States has a high percentage of students dropping out of high school (Christie, Jolivette, & Nelson, 2007; Heckman & LaFontaine, 2010; Neild, Stoner-Eby, & Furstenberg, 2008). Approximately 10% of students entering high school...
Parental Involvement in Middle School Predicting College Attendance for First-Generation Students
First-generation students are students whose parents have no college education (Nunez & Cuccaro-Alamin, 1998). These students are less likely to enroll in and graduate from college in comparison to their peers whose parents have at least a bachelor's...
Politics, Adequacy, and Education Funding
Introduction Changes in world economies continue to define and reshape educational policy within a global socio-political context grounded in economic rationalism. The goals of this conservative and capitalistic ideology are to make organizations...
Professional Development through Clinical Supervision
Introduction Supervision is a process that takes place in schools for the purpose of improving educational practice. The supervisor is one who oversees the work of another (Oliva & Pawlas, 2008). In the field of education, personnel who hold...
Professional Leadership Practices and Diversity Issues in the U.S. Higher Education System: A Research Synthesis
Introduction Diversity is a powerful agent of social change not fully embraced by higher education institutions (Smith, 2009). In today's institutions of higher learning, diversity is considered as a transformative tool that allows universities...
Teaching Strategies for Students with ADHD: Findings from the Field
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a commonly diagnosed childhood behavioral disorder affecting millions of children in the U.S. every year (National Institute of Mental Health [NIMH], 2012), with prevalence rates between 5% and 11%...
The Impact of Teacher Training on Creative Writing and Problem-Solving Using Futuristic Scenarios for Creative Problem Solving and Creative Problem Solving Programs
Teaching, which is considered a creative process, is expected to have creative teachers, but the most common educational systems oblige the teachers to follow specific regulations and rules and if they did not, they would be punished. The teacher's...
Using WebQuests to Support Pre-Service Teachers' Attitudes toward Diversity: A Model for the Future
Introduction After first introduced in 1995 by Bernie Dodge and Tom March, webquests have inundated the K-12 classroom. A Google search of "webquest" will produce hundreds, if not thousands of hits. A webquest is defined as an inquiry-oriented activity...
Viewing Teachers as Leaders without Being Administrators
Introduction What makes teachers effective in the classroom? Research indicates that teachers effectiveness is contingent upon the teacher knowing pedagogy, learn theory, knowledge of subject matter, experience as well as other qualifications such...
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