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: 23 February, 2014; 9(4)

February 2014

Personal factors as predictors of students’ academic achievement in colleges of education in South Western Nigeria

Educational stakeholders have continued to express concerns over the poor academic performance of Nigerian students at virtually all levels of academic engagements. This paper investigated personal factors as predictors of students’ academic performance in the South-Western Nigeria. The study employed the ex post facto design using a survey design and a multiple regression model. The samples used for the study...

Author(s): Adeyemi, Abisola Moradeyo and Adeyemi, Semiu Babatunde

February 2014

Burnout in prospective elementary school teachers: Is it related to reasons for choosing the elementary school teaching major, beliefs about the teaching career and satisfaction with the choice?

The present study was carried out to examine the relationships between elementary school teacher candidates’ motivations for choosing the teaching profession, beliefs about the teaching profession, satisfaction with the choice, and burnout. The study was carried out with 171 senior elementary school teacher candidates at one public university in Turkey. Results showed student burnout was significantly and...

Author(s): Dündar Åžahin

February 2014

An ‘adventure’ of MBA students in Europe: How volcanic ash produced an incidental learning experience.

Because the volcanic ash that affected air travel in Western Europe in 2010 was considered as one of the most meaningful learning experiences by a group of MBA students, this article aims to outline the main aspects of an incidental learning situation, rarely described on management education literature. Incidental learning is an unsystematic apprentice’s experience leaded by tacit knowledge. Our central objective...

Author(s): Vazquez, Ana Claudia Souza , Ruas, Roberto Lima, Cervo, Clarissa S. and Hutz, Claudio Simon