Educational Research and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Educ. Res. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1990-3839
  • DOI: 10.5897/ERR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 1957

Table of Content: 23 November 2012; 7(28)

November 2012

The relevance and appropriateness of positivist and interpretative approaches for exploring quality education in schools in St. Lucia, a small Caribbean state

  This paper examines the definition of research, purpose and influence of educational research on policy and its practitioners, the distinguishing features of positivist and interpretative approaches as complementary research paradigms, and to debate their relevance in exploring quality education in schools in St. Lucia, a small Caribbean Island. Although they are presented as different approaches with...

Author(s): Chryselda Caesar

November 2012

Can we bring the natural environment into the art classroom? Can natural sound foster creativity?

  This paper explores the relationship between the natural world and its potential benefits to the art classroom environment. In particular, it considers the following research question: Can natural sound foster creativity? The study investigates the role of natural sound on creative ability in girls’ intermediate schools (12 to 15 years)in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. It reviews the benefit of...

Author(s): Abeer Alawad

November 2012

Parents’ and teachers’ preferred medium of instruction in primary schools in Enugu, Nigeria

  This study which investigated parents’ and teachers’ preferred medium of instruction in primary schools was conducted in Enugu, South East, Nigeria. It employed the descriptive survey research method. 500 respondents were used for the study. 250 teachers were selected through simple random sampling technique. Two researcher-designed questionnaires were used to elicit the required data. The...

Author(s): AMADI, Eugenia Ada

November 2012

Metacognitive theory and levels of History Department students, Karabük University

  This paper aims to study the levels of metacognition of students of History Department of Karabük University and whether they differ according to their  variables terms. Screening model was used in this study. Basic information about the concept of metacognition and metacognitive theory from movement of national and international literature were given; and the opinions related to the level of...

Author(s): Ahmet Sait CANDAN