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: 19 November, 2011; 6(19)

November 2011

The effects of dance education on motor performance of children

This research has been aimed to demonstrate the effects of dance education on preadolescent children. A total of 114 students (56 of whom in dance group/58 in control group) at preadolescent (aged 11±.0 year) and adolescent (aged 14±.0 year) stages participated in the research. Prior to dance classes a variety of tests ranging from motor performance tests, flexibility (sit and reach), dynamic balance...

Author(s): Gülay Yasemin Aldemir, Nusret RamazanoÄŸlu, Asiye Filiz Çamlıgüney and Fatih Kaya

November 2011

Higher education as an emerging strategy for actualising the vision 2020 of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has just rolled out a document spelling out five major social, economic and environmental goals it wishes to achieve by 2020. These goals are lofty indeed but they can be achieved only with reliance on not only an enlightened citizenry but on 40% of the population that should have received university training. Consequently, university education within the sub-region...

Author(s): Idowu Biao

November 2011

Assessing learning approaches of Chinese local MBA students: An investigation using the Revised Two-factor Study Process Questionnaire (R-SPQ-2F)

This study empirically investigated learning approaches of management graduate students in China. The representative sample consisted of 208 MBA students in a professional accreditation business program in careers, namely the part-time MBA program, provided by Zhejiang University (ZJU) during the 2010/2011 academic year. The instrument used to collect the study data was the Revised Two-factor Study Process Questionnaire...

Author(s): Adahi Moulaye M’Hamed Taher and Chen Jin

November 2011

Examining the relationship between pre-service teachers’ ethical reasoning levels and their academic dishonesty levels: A structural equation modelling approach

Academic dishonesty has recently been described as an epidemic illness and a phenomenon to be definitely prevented. Accordingly, prospective teachers are expected to have high ethical judgement levels. The section who suffers most from academic dishonesty is also teachers who serve in various ranks. Individuals with high ethical judgement levels are expected to have low dishonesty levels. In this sense, ethical...

Author(s): Emre ÜNAL

November 2011

Development tasks supporting scale for fathers

In present study, “development tasks supporting scale” (DTSS) for fathers has been developed. Study group consists of 205 fathers with children between ages 3-6 attending pre-school education institutions. Validity and reliability tests have been conducted on the 36-item trial form of the scale. For the validity test, expert views, explanatory and confirmatory factor analysis, bottom and top 27% group...

Author(s): Perihan ÜNÜVAR and Hülya ÅžAHÄ°N