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Education News Archive - January 26, 2006

By Finckenauer, James O Criminal justice education has a checkered past, but a potentially very bright future. That past and that future, with the present sandwiched in between, are laid out here.

By Berry, Ruth A Wiebe Abstract Links between teachers' pedagogical beliefs and teaching practices were investigated with respect to process writing instruction.

Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.