Educational Research and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Educ. Res. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1990-3839
  • DOI: 10.5897/ERR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 1956

Table of Content: 10 April, 2017; 12(7)

April 2017

Definition of professionalism by different groups of health care students

Professionalism is important in all service-providing professions. Professional bodies have extensive rules and regulations creating the foundations of the definition of professionalism, its meaning and these rules have to be followed. In view of this, healthcare students are given intensive training. A prospective study conducted in a District General Hospital, to establish if professionalism was clearly defined. A...

Author(s): George Zafiropoulos

April 2017

Analysis of computer self-efficacy of Turkish undergraduate students in the sport management departments

In this study computer self-efficacy of Turkish undergraduate sport management students was investigated. There were a total of 295 sport management students from three universities. Data were collected by survey which was developed by Compeau and Higgins, 1995, translated to Turkish and adapted for students by Aktag, 2013. The results showed that there was a significant positive correlation among students’...

Author(s): DilÅŸad Çoknaz and Işıl AktaÄŸ

April 2017

Students’ abstraction in re-cognizing, building with and constructing a quadrilateral

This study aims to implement empirically students’ abstraction with socio-cultural background of Indonesia. Abstraction is an activity that involves a vertical reorganization of previously constructed mathematics into a new mathematical structure. The principal components of the model are three dynamic nested epistemic actions: recognizing, building-with, and constructing. This study identified the abstraction...

Author(s): Mega Teguh Budiarto, Endah Budi Rahaju and Sugi Hartono

April 2017

Comparative review of selected educational policies of 1st and 2nd cycle institutions in Ghana and Burkina Faso, and that of United Kingdom and United States

This article examines some selected Educational Policies of First and Second Cycle Institutions in Ghana and Burkina Faso, in comparison with that of the UK and US. The purpose of the study is to itemise the commonalities and differences in Educational Policies of both developed (UK and US) and developing countries (Ghana and Burkina Faso) in order to learn from the developed countries where necessary, and to improve...

Author(s): Asamoah Moses Kumi and Abarichie Adamu Seidu

April 2017

Comparison of movement notation (Laban) and traditional methodological learning success in teaching folk dances

In this research, Movement Notation (Laban) and Traditional Method in Folk dance Teaching were compared in terms of learning success. Movement notation group (n = 14) and Traditional group (n = 14) consisting of students from the S.U. State Conservatory Turkish Folk Dance Department were formed. During the 14 week long study, the symbols of the Movement Notation (Laban) have been taught by exemplifying motifs in Turkish...

Author(s): Dilek Cantekin ElyaÄŸutu and Muhsin Hazar

April 2017

Preservice music teachers` perception of their music teachers

This research examines preservice music teachers` perception of their music teachers during their schooling. The data for the research were obtained by asking 135 preservice music teachers to fill in the blanks in the sentence ‘my music teacher was like a…, because...’ A content analysis of the data resulted in 80 different metaphors. These metaphors were grouped into eight different categories. The...

Author(s): Nurtug Bariseri Ahmethan and Vahide Bahar Yigit

April 2017

Development of the nonverbal communication skills of school administrators scale (NCSSAS): Validity, reliability and implementation study

The main purpose of this study is to develop a scale intended for identifying the school administrators’ nonverbal communication skills, and establish the relationship between the nonverbal communication skills of school administrators and job performance of teachers. The study was conducted in three stages. The first stage involved the creation of a pool of items based on a literature review, and the performance...

Author(s): Tevfık Uzun

April 2017

The effect of learning cycle constructivist-based approach on students’ academic achievement and attitude towards chemistry in secondary schools in north-eastern part of Nigeria

This study investigated the effect of learning cycle constructivist-based approach on secondary schools students’ academic achievement and their attitude towards chemistry. The design used was a pre-test, post-test non randomized control group quasi experimental research design. The design consisted of two instructional groups (learning cycle group and lecture group), two attitudes (positive and negative) and...

Author(s): Gladys Uzezi Jack

April 2017

Place of instructional supervision in enhancing public primary school teachers’ effectiveness

The study examined the place of instructional supervision in enhancing teachers’ effectiveness in public primary schools in Ebonyi State. Four research questions were formulated to guide the study. Descriptive survey research design was adopted for the study. The population of the study consists of all the 462,186 teachers including the headteachers in the 1035 primary schools in the area of study. Stratified...

Author(s): Aja Sunday Nwambam and Prisca Ijeoma Eze