Educational Research and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Educ. Res. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1990-3839
  • DOI: 10.5897/ERR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 1957

Table of Content: 10 April; 8(7)

April 2013

Story map: How to improve writing skills

The aim of written expression studies is to have students explain their knowledge, feelings, ideas and imaginations in a correct and effective manner. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of story map on story writing skills of first grade teacher candidates who study at the Department of Elementary Education. The research process is designed with mixed method.  The study was conducted...

Author(s): Sabri SÄ°DEKLÄ°

April 2013

Primary school teachers’ realization levels of self-regulated learning practices and sense of efficacy

  The purpose of this study is to investigate primary school teachers’ realization levels of self-regulated learning practices and sense of efficacy and the relationship between their realization levels of self-regulated learning practices and sense of efficacy. Survey research was conducted on 400 primary school teachers from 20 elementary schools in Mersin, a city in Turkey. The schools in the...

Author(s): Işıl Tanrıseven

April 2013

Misconceptions of students related with the Turkish lesson: The grammar example

  Grammar concepts are among the fundamental concepts of Turkish teaching. Improper teaching of them may cause the rise of certain problems in the teaching of high-level lingual concepts. What is intended herein is to identify  if 6th Grade students do encounter misconceptions while learning grammar concepts. Data of the study have been obtained via semi-structured interview technique. Interviews were...

Author(s): Zekerya BATUR

April 2013

The investigation of the attitudes of geography teachers towards environment in Turkey

  This study was carried out to reveal whether the attitudes of the geography teachers in Turkey towards the environment change according to different variables, using ‘’Attitude Scale” for 404 geography teachers working in various high schools throughout the country. The data were analysed by SPSS statistical software. The result revealed that the environmental attitudes of the geography...

Author(s): Ufuk KarakuÅŸ

April 2013

The effects of basic gymnastics training integrated with physical education courses on selected motor performance variables

  The purpose of this study is the determine the influence of gymnastics training integrated with physical education courses on selected motor performance variables in seven  year old girls. Subjects were divided into two groups: 1, control group (N=15, X=7.56±0.46 year old); 2, gymnastics group (N=16, X=7.60±0.50 year old). The students in the control group followed the physical education...

Author(s): Ufuk Alpkaya

April 2013

The ideas of geography teachers about in-service geography training activities

  The aim of the study is to evaluate the geography workshop (new approaches and new knowledge in geography), in view of the teachers, conducted within the in-service training activities for the geography teachers working in Sivas and Erzurum. The questionnaire, used as the data collection tool, was developed by the researcher. The questionnaire consists of three parts. In the first part of the questionnaire,...

Author(s): Hakan Koç

April 2013

The effect of the use of interactive whiteboard on students’ motivation

  The purpose of this study is to determine how the use of smart board affects the motivation levels of students. This research was carried out with true experimental group and a control group. The sample of the study consists of 50 sophomore students, studying at the Department of Classroom Teaching of the Elementary Education Division at Gazi University in the 2009 to 2010 academic session. In the...

Author(s): Mehmet Arif ÖZERBAÅž

April 2013

Performance appraisal of physical education teachers

  In this study, the aim was to determine views of school principals on how performance appraisal of physical education teachers who worked at primary schools should be done. The research was designed in screening model. The research group composed of 152 school principals and deputy principals who worked at state primary schools located in the city centers of Kayseri, KırÅŸehir and NevÅŸehir during 2011...

Author(s): Ziya Bahadır