Educational Research and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Educ. Res. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1990-3839
  • DOI: 10.5897/ERR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 1998

Table of Content: 23 November, 2013; 8(22)

November 2013

The comparison of play skills of autistic mentally retarded and typically developing children

While the typical developing children show signs of symbolic play in the first two years of life, children with autism may never develop this skill. This deficit in play has implication for other areas of development. What is more? Play is correlated with language ability in both typically developing children and children with ASD. Play in children with ASD is closely linked to social development and peer interaction,...

Author(s): Yesim Fazlioglu

November 2013

Evaluation of the Project Studies in social studies course of secondary schools in Turkey

The aim of this study is to evaluate project studies in the 6th and 7th grades social studies courses of secondary schools according to opinions of students. This study is a descriptive research in the survey model. The sample is 880 students selected from 6th and 7th grades of 22 secondary schools randomly in central province of Kastamonu. As a data collection instrument, a questionnaire is used in order to elicit...

Author(s): B. Ünal Ibret, Ergün RecepoÄŸlu, Emine Karasu and Serpil RecepoÄŸlu

November 2013

Concept mapping as an innovative tool for the assessment of learning: An experimental experience among business management degree students

In the search to improve the quality of education at the university level, the use of concept mapping is becoming an important instructional technique for enhancing the teaching-learning process. This educational tool is based on cognitive theories by making a distinction between learning by rote (memorizing) and learning by meaning, where learners set up their process of acquisition of new concepts and enhance their...

Author(s): Pablo Ruiz-Palomino and Ricardo Martinez-Canas

November 2013

Personality and locus of control among school children

The main purpose of this investigation is to find out the sex differences in personality traits and locus of control among school children. A total 60 children (30 boys and 30 girls) were taken as a sample. The research tool for personality, children personality questionnaire was used, which was made by Cattell and Porter. Locus of control was measured by Rotter's Locus of Control Scale. t-test was applied to...

Author(s): Archana A. Pandya and Yogesh A. Jogsan