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: 19 October, 2011; 6(15)

October 2011

Conflicts in science the classroom: Documentation and management through phenomenological methodology

The study investigated the nature of conflicts that are generated in the science classroom. Twenty video-recorded lessons taught by 10 randomly selected pre-service science teachers in teaching practice in a few Nigerian secondary schools were analyzed. Beside the expected goal attainment of the lessons a number of negative conflicts were documented. The analysis of the responses to the questionnaire administered to...

Author(s): K. O. Oloruntegbe, A. O. Omoniyi, M. B. I. Omoniyi and I. A. Ojelade

October 2011

An investigation of learning styles influencing mathematics achievement of seventh-grade students

This study aims to investigate the effect of learning styles, as well as compare the effect of two different variable structure models of learning styles on factors influencing mathematics achievement. The research sample was made up of 508 seventh-grade students. The findings were that the model including learning styles as factors influencing mathematics achievement had a greater coefficient of determination than the...

Author(s): Sunan Sriphai, Suntonrapot Damrongpanit and Jaruwan Sakulku

October 2011

Study of the validity and reliability of a self-efficacy scale of teaching material utilization

The main purpose of this study is to develop a scale in order to detect the level of pre-service teachers’ utilization from teaching materials based on their perception of self-efficacy. The sample group is composed of 439 students for the first application and 215 students for the second. In order to detect the validity of the scale, exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses and item discriminations were...

Author(s): Ozgen Korkmaz

October 2011

A chronological approach to development of social studies education in Turkey

Social studies education has played an important role for ages in Turkey. The aim of this study is to inform international scientific community about the historical development of social studies education in Turkey. In the study, document analysis, a technique of qualitative approach, was used. The data were collected from documents like social studies curricula, books, articles, online sources, etc. Then, the data...

Author(s): Hakan Akdag and Selahattin Kaymakci