Educational Research and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Educ. Res. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1990-3839
  • DOI: 10.5897/ERR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 1845

Table of Content: 10 December, 2016; 11(23)

December 2016

Doctoral studies in Spain: Changes to converge with Europe in the internationalisation of the doctorate

In Spain, the organisation of doctoral studies has been substantially modified to come into line with the changes introduced by the agenda of the Bologna process. These changes have been specified in a number of statements by European Ministers of Education, and have required alterations to Spanish doctoral regulations. The aim of these changes has been to focus doctoral training more on the development of competency as...

Author(s): Magdalena Jiménez Ramírez

December 2016

An investigation of problem-solving skills of pre-service science teachers

Advancements in science and technology have created problems for some people who have difficulties adapting to the new environment. Improving problem solving skills of these people is very important for them to so have the ability to cope with new problems. From the education perspective, it is believed that teachers should help students by not only giving them information on how to solve certain problems but also how...

Author(s): Asiye Bahtiyar and Bilge Can

December 2016

Freirian perspectives on becoming female researcher-academics in special education

Perhaps the most influential thinker about education in the late twentieth century is Paulo Freire. He has been particularly popular with informal educators with his emphasis on dialogue.  According to Freire, to enter into dialogue presupposes equality amongst participants.  Each must trust the others; there must be mutual respect and love (care and commitment).  Each one must question what he or she...

Author(s): Amelia Medina Rau, Randa G. Burks-Keeley, Leslie Costa-Guerra and Amal Ibrahim

December 2016

Middle school teachers’ views and approaches to implement mathematical tasks

This research examines middle school mathematics teachers’ views regarding implementation of mathematical tasks and their enactments. We compare their views on tasks and their implementation, and determine the causes of difference between the two using qualitative research methods. We interview sixteen middle school mathematics teachers based on their professional experience and willingness, and observe task...

Author(s): Sibel Yesildere-Imre and Burcu Nur Basturk-Sahin

December 2016

Class interactive reading aloud (CIRA): A holistic lens on interactive reading aloud sessions in kindergarten

In kindergarten classrooms (5 to 6 year olds) in the United States, interactive reading aloud has long been considered an important part of a comprehensive emergent literacy program. However, while individual components of interactive reading aloud (for example, teacher activity, student activity and text) have been studied, researchers have lacked a model to holistically assess this important practice. Thus, a model...

Author(s): Lea Ann Christenson