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 May, 2016; 11(10)

May 2016

The term “gifted child” from teachers’ view

The aim of the present research is to present the term of “gifted child” from the point of view of teachers who work at middle and high schools.This study aims to obtain more information about gifted students and to learn their different characteristics. It is important to know the key characteristics of gifted students. To obtain suitable data used in selecting gifted students, the formation of suitable...

Author(s): Esra Altıntas and Sukru Ilgun

May 2016

Students and instructors opinions about piano instruction*

This study examined the opinions of the students and piano instructors in the Turkish Education Faculties' Fine Arts Instruction Departments’ music instruction programs about piano instruction. The study data were collected using a questionnaire administered to the piano instructors and the students who took lessons from them. The study results indicated that the piano lesson should be included in the whole...

Author(s): Deniz Beste Çevik KILIÇ

May 2016

Examination of primary education department preservice teachers' attitudes towards environment according to various variables

The study group was composed of 114 students from the Education Faculty of Uludag University in the spring semester of 2014 to 2015 academic year. 90 of them were female and 24 were male; 52 were enrolled in the classroom teaching and 62 in the social studies department. The 27-item “Environmental Attitude Scale” developed was used in the study. To analyze the data, the statistical package for the social...

Author(s): Selma Gulec 

May 2016

The importance of strategies of social language learning and cooperative learning in the process of teaching Turkish as a foreign language

In order to implement the teaching of a foreign language at a desired level and quality, and to offer some practical arrangements, which stand for to the best use of time, efforts, and cost, there is a need for a road map. The road map in teaching is a learning strategy. This article shows how strategies of social language learning and cooperative learning can be used in teaching of Turkish as a foreign language. The...

Author(s): Mehmet Celal VARIÅžOÄžLU

May 2016

Do L2 writing courses affect the improvement of L1 writing skills via skills transfer from L2 to L1?

This study investigates the relationship of second language (L2) writing skills proficiency with the first language (L1) writing skills, in light of the language transfer. The study aims to analyze the positive effects of L2 writing proficiency on L1 writing proficiency. Forty native Turkish-speaking university students participated in the study. While 20 of them attended a two-semester-L2 writing course, the other 20...

Author(s): Altmısdort  Gonca

May 2016

The investigation of the effects of physical education lessons planned in accordance with cooperative learning approach on secondary school students’ problem solving skills

The purpose of the present research was to investigate the effects of physical education lessons planned in accordance with cooperative learning approach on secondary school students’ problem solving skills. The research was conducted on 48 students studying at Konya/Selçuklu Åžehit Mustafa Çuhadar Secondary School in fall semester of 2015-2016 school year. The research utilized an experiment (24...

Author(s): Alpaslan Gorucu