Volume 2018 no 1

Vol 2018 no 1

Educational Issues and Trends

Supporting Mathematics Education in Rural Early Childhood Centers
Allison Jane Fahsl, McKendree University, Professor and Chair, School of Education and  Jennifer Michelle Gauble Hope, McKendree University, Associate Professor, School of Education
Why They Are Labeled “At Risk” Children
Mary N. Ghongkedze, Grambling State University, Assistant Professor Dept. of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Educational, Professional and Graduate Studies
A New Look at the Representations for Mathematical Concepts: Expanding on Lesh’s Model of Representations of Mathematical Concepts
Elizabeth Lee Johnson, Ph.D., Elementary Program Coordinator, University of South Carolina Beaufort
School Principal Responses to Ethical Dilemmas
Lynden Leppard, School of Education Casual Lecturer, University of Tasmania

Literature, Language and the Arts

Epistemic Irony in Philosophical Narrative
John H Dreher, University of Southern California, Associate Professor of Philosophy
Achievement Gap in Reading: A Study of School Practices and Effectual Results Revelations and Recommendations
Christina S. Keith Ed.D, College of the Ozarks, Point Lookout, Missouri, Professor, Department of Teacher Education
Alice Walker’s Jesus: A Womanist Paradox
Debra Walker King, Professor of English, University of Florida

Women and Education

Concubine or Cougar? Constructing the Creative Female Persona in Early Modern Europe, and Transitioning from Indirect Power Toward Direct Power in a Man’s World
Kathleen Hitt, M.A., Professor of History, College of the Canyons
The Social Research on the Experience of Unconscious Gender Bias
Tomoko Kawabata, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Research Resident, Japan and Noriko Nagahori, Hokkaido University, Associate Professor, Japan
The Retooling of Betty Friedan: The New Feminist Message?
Marybeth Kensicki, Ed. D., Senior Adjunct Lecturer, Montgomery County Community College, West Campus, Pottstown, Pennsylvania
Disappearing Feminists: Removing Critical Voices from Academe
Jennifer L. Martin, Assistant Professor, Department of Teacher Education at the University of Illinois at Springfield and  Jane A. Beese, Associate Professor in the Educational Foundations, Research, Technology and Leadership Department, Youngstown State University 
Is Education a Basic Right for All? A glimpse into the Successes and Challenges in Enrolling this Marginalized Population 
Fawzia Reza, Ed.D., American College of Education, Diversity and Inclusion Faculty Adviser and Adjunct Faculty
Under the Shadow of Trump: Portrayals of Undocumented Youth in Young Adult fiction from 2016-2017
Rachel G. Salas, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Nevada Reno
Food for Thought: Food Insecurity in Women attending Community Colleges
Robin Spaid, Associate Professor, Morgan State University and Rosemary Gillett-Karam, Associate Professor, Morgan State University, Baltimore, Maryland
An Exploration of Contingent Faculty Experiences at a Private, Liberal Arts College
Erin Vicente, Associate Professor of Communication, Lasell College, Newton, Massachusetts