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 October, 2014; 9(19)

October 2014

Discriminatory policy among the undergraduate students towards racism and white privilege in America

This paper addresses racism and white privilege in America. Racism is generally discriminatory policy and behavior aimed at oppressing non whites whereas white privilege is the advantage gained by whites that is not due to ability or merit. It is argued that white privilege is largely invisible and that this allows the current unacceptable status quo to continue. A survey of items is offered as a tool to be used by...

Author(s): G. Sankar

October 2014

The relationship between power distance and organizational commitment in primary schools

The aim of this study is to determine the relationship between organizational commitment and power distance. The study has a correlational survey research model. The population of the study consists of a total of 4838 teachers working in the primary schools in the center of the city of Balıkesir and in the centers of its districts in the 2012-2013 educational year.  The sample of the study consists of 1506...

Author(s): Bilal YILDIRIM and Ayhan DENÄ°Z

October 2014

Examining the role of college student's approach to Math

Many educators posed in class why students lack interest in learning mathematics. Regularly this lack of interest in learning is accompanied with difficulties and is perceived by teachers, in general, from the basic stage until the adult stage process. The study seeks to explain the strength of association or correlation between social psychology, and analyse the interrelationship between attitude toward mathematics and...

Author(s): Luisa Morales Maure, and Orlando García Marimón,

October 2014

An Interaction of learning and teaching styles influencing mathematic achievements of ninth-grade students: A multilevel approach

The purposes of this study were to explore students’ learning styles and teachers’ teaching styles and study the effects and interaction effects of learning styles and teaching styles on mathematics achievements. The subjects were 3,382 ninth-grade students and 110 mathematic teachers. The main results revealed that most students were categorized in the reflector style (26.11%), whereas most teachers were...

Author(s): Suntonrapot Damrongpanit

October 2014

Lifelong learning perceptions of pre-school pre-service teachers

The purpose of this study is to determine the perception level of pre-school pre-service teachers  concerning lifelong learning and to verify if there is a meaningful relationship between lifelong learning perception and gender/grade levels of  students. The study group of the research designed by scanning model is made up of Abant Izzet Baysal University Bolu Preschool Education Teaching program students (N=...

Author(s): ÇiÄŸdem Kılıç

October 2014

The effect of letter-writing activities for learning purposes on the students’ learning of the science course and scientific attitude

The aim of this study is to examine the impact of writing tasks on the 5th grade students' academic achievement and scientific attitude in science and technology course. The research is a quasi-experimental research including pre-test and post-test designs. These tests were administered as pre-test and post test to the groups. A total of sixty-two 5th grade students studying in the center of Erzurum in the...

Author(s): Ikramettin DASDEMÄ°R

October 2014

Comparison of values IN 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade primary education music class students’ workbooks according to Rokeach’s and Akbaş’s value classifications

The aim of the present study is to compare the values in the songs of 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade primary education music classes students’ workbooks according to the value categorizations proposed by Rockeach and AkbaÅŸ and which values among the categories mentioned are taught to the students in the 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade primary education music classes students’ workbooks. The study sample consists...

Author(s): H. Serdar ÇAKIRER

October 2014

Opinions of secondary school mathematics teachers on mathematical modelling

The aim of this study is to identify the opinions of secondary school mathematics teachers about mathematical modelling. Qualitative research was used. The participants of the study were 40 secondary school teachers working in the Bingöl Province in Turkey during 2012-2013 education year. Semi-structured interview form prepared by the researcher was used for data collection and content analysis using coding method....

Author(s): Tayfun TUTAK, Yunus GÜDER

October 2014

Teacher candidates’ comprehension of first and high order quantifiers

The purpose of this study was to investigate the quantifier structuring processes of teacher candidates doing the Abstract Mathematics course of the Elementary School Mathematics Teaching program. Educational activities assisting the students’ structuring of quantifiers were provided through transitions between verbal (written) expressions and symbolic expression in open statements that contained first, second,...

Author(s): Pınar ANAPA SABAN

October 2014

Field trip to Kazdagi National Park: Views of prospective Biology teachers

The purpose of the study was to investigate the views of the prospective biology teachers about the field trip to Kazdagi National Park. Participants were 12 prospective Biology teachers studying in Necatibey Faculty of Education in Balıkesir University, Turkey. A semi-structured interview form was used as a data collection instrument. Data were analyzed by descriptive and content analyses techniques. The study results...

Author(s): Gülcan Çetin

October 2014

Child lifestyles predictors

The purpose of this study is to explain the effectiveness of parental attitudes, socio-economic status and gender in determining the predictors of child lifestyles. The study group consists of three hundred and fifty (350) eighth grade students studying in the province of Erzincan during the 2012-2013 academic year; the students are selected by stratified sampling method. The scale of child lifestyles developed by...

Author(s): Ahmet Ragıp ÖZPOLAT

October 2014

Environmental education: A holistic approach using Wall Chart with Manual

Human activities such as inequitable and unsustainable production and consumption of earth resources cause environmental problems. There is need to develop research and innovative techniques towards public understanding of these environmental problems and sustainable development. This paper contains the first edition of Environmental and Sustainability Wall Chart with manual for explanation.  This chart will be...

Author(s): Nwachukwu M. A, Okoro Uwaezu, Ntesat Brownson, Ijeoma M. Nwachukwu

October 2014

The examination of the correlation between social physique anxiety levels and narcissism levels of the students who studied at the SPES

The aim of the study was to discover the correlation between social physique anxiety levels and narcissism levels of the students of the school of the physical education and sports. A total of 308 students who studied at different academic departments of the school of the physical education and sports of Mustafa Kemal University participated in the study. In the study, Social Physique Anxiety Scale which was designed by...

Author(s): Engin Gezer