Eastern Education Journal

College of Education and Professional Studies
Eastern Illinois University

Volume 40, Number 1, Spring 2011

Table of Contents

A Bird's Eye View of an I-Phone World: Differing Perceptions of
Cell Phone Use in Academic Settings
.....................................................................3
Melinda Miller, Helen Berg, Donna Cox, Dixie Carwile, Hannah Gerber,
Maggie McGuire, Nancy Votteler,
and Joan Williams

Effects of Deep Breathing and Relaxation.............................................................11
Heidi Larson and Jennifer Rose

Fun and Games in Higher Education......................................................................23
Margaret Kelly Carroll

Guiding Controversial, Unresolved Discussions: A Comparative Analysis........33
J. H. Bickford III

"I Get Distracted by their beng Distracted": The Etiquette of
In-Class Texting
..........................................................................................................48
Joan Williams, Helen Berg, Hannah Gerber, Melinda Miller, Donna Cox,
Nancy Votteler, Dixie Carwile,
and Maggie McGuire

Special Education in China.......................................................................................57
Jeffrey B. Kritzer

Teacher Stressors and Potential Remedies from Pre-service Teachers'
and Cooperating Teachers' Perspectives
...............................................................64
Solomon Abebe and Assegedetch HaileMariam

The Development of Criminal Justice Program in Georgia High Schools...........75
TC Chan and Sutham Cobkit (Cheurprakobkit)

The Use of Electronic Portfolios in an Elementary Mathematics
Methods Class
............................................................................................................85
Jane Strawhecker and Christopher Knoell

Book Reviews

Certifiable: Teaching, Learning, and National Board Certification......................101
Teresa Freking

Connecting Teaching and Learning: History, Evolution, and Case Studies
of Teacher Work Sample Methodology
..................................................................104
Bernadette Laumann

William L. Perry, President

Blair M. Lord, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Editorial Board:
Diane H. Jackman, Dean
Kathlene Shank, Special Education
Brenda M. Wilson, Communications Disorders & Sciences
Gloria Leitschuh, Counseling & Student Development
Mahyar Izadi, Technology
Kiran Padmaraju, Early Childhood, Elementary, and Middle Level Education
Stephen Lucas, Secondary Education and Foundations
Joy Russell, Early Childhood, Elementary, and Middle Level Education
Jim Kestner, Student Teaching
John Dively, Educational Leadership
Pat Fewell, Professor Emeritus
Michael Hoadley, Professor Emeritus

Editor: Diane H. Jackman
Managing Editor: Peggy A. Brown

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