Educational Research and Reviews

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

Table of Content: 10 February, 2017; 12(3)

February 2017

Examining music teachers' self-confidence levels in using information and communication technologies for education based on measurable variables

Rapid developments and innovations in technology have impact on individuals. The use of technology for one’s daily life has become a necessity; therefore, the development and popularization of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) is use as a tool for solving educational problems. Because educational technologies play a major role both in learning and teaching, it is undoubtedly required that music...

Author(s): Deniz Beste Çevik KILIÇ

February 2017

Understanding the academic procrastination attitude of language learners in Turkish universities

The prevalence of academic procrastination has long been the subject of attention among researchers. However, there is still a paucity of studies examining language learners since most of the studies focus on similar participants such as psychology students. The present study was conducted among students trying to learn English in the first year of their university education. 144 male and 169 female students from four...

Author(s): Nilüfer BEKLEYEN

February 2017

Electronic means of foreign language learning in the system of higher education

Integration of information communication technologies, enhancing students’ motivation and adding to personalized learning, into higher education is challenging but beneficial. It is particularly acute in the field of foreign language learning which requires language competence formation along with knowledge of grammar patterns, vocabulary specificity and reproductive skills in listening, reading, speaking and...

Author(s): Frolova Natalia

February 2017

An application of fuzzy analytic hierarchy process (FAHP) for evaluating students' project

In recent years, artificial intelligence applications for understanding the human thinking process and transferring it to virtual environments come into prominence. The fuzzy logic which paves the way for modeling human behaviors and expressing even vague concepts mathematically, and is also regarded as an artificial intelligence technique has become one of the most preferred methods in the solution of decision...

Author(s): Ayça ÇEBÄ° and Hasan KARAL

February 2017

Value-based leadership approach: A way for principals to revive the value of values in schools

The qualitative research discussed in this article is based on the assumption that school principals as leaders need to establish, develop and maintain a core of shared values in their schools. Our focus is on principals’ current perceptions of values in their schools. This is important because values underpin their decisions and actions and thus influence the members of school organizations. The framework of our...

Author(s): Molly van Niekerk and Johan Botha

February 2017

An evaluation of the preferences of individuals with severe and multiple disabilities and the teaching of choice-making skills

The general purpose of the present study is to determine the relationship between direct and indirect preference assessments of individuals with severe and multiple disabilities (SMD) and the relationship between the direct preference assessments (single-stimulus, paired-stimulus, and multiple-stimulus) as applied to individuals with SMD, and to find whether it is effective to teach the skill of choice making among...

Author(s): Müzeyyen ELDENÄ°Z ÇETÄ°N and Pınar ÅžAFAK

February 2017

An analysis of students’ self-efficacy and motivation in piano, based on different variables and the reasons for their failure

In this study, the self-efficacy and motivation of Zeki Muren Fine Arts High School piano students were examined based on different variables as well as the reasons for their failure. The data on their self-efficacy were obtained through self-efficacy scale of piano performance and the data on their motivation were obtained through motivation scale in piano education. ‘The Questionnaire of Reasons for Failure in...

Author(s): Hatıce Onuray Egılmez and Doruk Engur