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. 138, No. 1, Fall

Addressing Youth Bullying through the Whole Child Model
Introduction School-based bullying prevention programs are employed in almost every school within the United States (U.S.), yet bullying takes place more often in schools than in any other single location (Swearer, Espelage, Vaillancourt & Hymel,...
A Model for Improving Student Retention in Adult Accelerated Education Programs
Introduction One of the more recent, important, and practical trends in higher education has been the development of accelerated education programs for adult learners, "a form of college education that enables students to achieve a desired set of...
Constructing Concept Maps to Encourage Meaningful Learning in Science Classroom
Background Concept mapping was developed by Joseph Novak in 1970 as a tool for identifying what learners already know about a given subject area. Concept mapping allows students to understand the relationships between concepts of science by creating...
High School Stem Teachers' Perceptions of the Work Environment
The problem of the "chilly climate" in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics)--one that is competitive, alienating, and hostile--has been well documented (Fox & Mohapatra, 2007; Settles, Cortina, Buchanan, & Miner, 2013; Xie...
Identity Integration Via Career Development Issues: Counseling College Sophomores from Moros to Sophos
Students experience predictable developmental stages during the college years, particularly traditional-aged students (Chickering & Reisser, 1993). While some students fit into developmental stages of social and academic involvement (Astin, 1993),...
Leading for Low Income Students: Results from a Study on School Leaders in Low Income Elementary Schools
Introduction As the Education Trust (2015), an organization that aims to close the achievement gap and encourages and provides strategies for colleges and universities to raise the achievement of all students, recently reported a significant achievement...
Postictal Psychosis
Background of Postictal Psychosis Postictal psychosis (PIP) is portrayed by a scene of psychosis happening for a week after a group of seizures. PIP is normal and therefore, an investigation of inpatient video electroencephalographic observing;...
Resiliency and the Ability to Detect Cartoon Humor
Resiliency is the ability to recover from adverse or traumatic situations in a positive manner. The study of resiliency emerged from the identification of certain characteristics of survivors that have lived through dangerous or damaging situations...
Self-Efficacy, Self-Worth and Stress
Introduction Stress is largely a perception that environmental demands are too taxing for one's personal or external resources and unfortunately, it is an unavoidable part of student life. There are clear differences in how some students cope with...
SOS: Observation, Intervention, and Scaffolding towards Successful Online Students
Review of Literature Most students could benefit from scaffolding. Scaffolding is specific help that provides the intellectual 'support as well as push' to enable students to work at the 'outer limits' of the zone of proximal development. (Hammond...
The Effectiveness of a Balanced Approach to Reading Intervention in a Second Grade Student: A Case Study
Introduction Basic literacy skills, which develop in early childhood, serve as the foundation for reading development throughout children's academic careers. If these skills do not develop properly, life-long reading difficulties can result (Otto,...
Turning Negatives into Positives: The Role of an Instructional Math Course on Preservice Teachers' Math Beliefs
Negative attitudes toward math have been perpetuated in our society for quite some time. Examples of negativity toward this subject manifest in thoughts and behaviors such as anxiety (Belbase, 2013; Nunez-Pena, Suarez-Pellicioni, & Bono, 2013;...
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