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 September; 8(18)

September 2013

How the concept of agency aids in teaching about sustainability

  Sustainability education is becoming an integral part of education for all students.The paper revisits startling results from large scale international studies that show the dissonance between young people’s sustainability knowledge and the resistance of young people to put into practice. The reluctance to enact sustainability knowledge necessitates a review of current teaching practices as these raise...

Author(s): Athena Vongalis-Macrow

September 2013

Government funding on access to secondary education in Kenya: Challenges and prospects

  One of the major challenges facing secondary education sub-sector in Kenya over the years is low transition rate from primary to secondary level of education. This has contributed to low enrolment at secondary schools with a wide gap existing between primary and secondary enrolment. With the introduction of Free Primary Education in 2003, the gap would have widened further if efforts were not made to enhance...

Author(s): Ndiku, J. Mualuko and Muhavi S. Lucy

September 2013

Comparing 9 to 10 years old children’s performance in tennis and physical fitness activities

  The aim of the study is to determine the degree of performance- related physical coordination of elementary education children (male and female) that play tennis according to their age and gender and to investigate the relationship between their motor ability tests and performances. A total of 210 children tennis players (9 to 10 years; 105 males and 105 females) who have the Turkish Tennis Federation club...

Author(s): Burçin ÖLÇÜCÜ

September 2013

The opinions of the teacher candidates who attended the pedagogical formation certificate programme for the professional competency of instructors

  The main purpose of this study was to determine the opinions of the teacher candidates who attend the pedagogical formation certificate programme for the professional competency of instructors. The method of the research is a descriptive survey based on scanning. The study group included the teacher candidates who attend the pedagogical formation certificate programme organized in Cankiri Karatekin...

Author(s): Mehmet Åžahin

September 2013

Analysis of the approach of paleontology in geography textbooks in Ituiutaba, Minas Gerais, Brazil

  The textbook is currently one of the driving instruments of teaching and learning. In the analysis of the contents of paleontology in geography textbooks, these books are important because they reveal problems embedded in these works and allow a more informed choice of books for the approach. In this work we performed an analysis of the approach of the contents of paleontology in textbooks of geography, from...

Author(s): Emerson J. F. ALVES, Gerusa G. MOURA and Carlos R. dos A. CANDEIRO

September 2013

Observation of the effectiveness of drama method in helping to acquire the addition- subtraction skills by children at preschool phase

  Principal aim of this study is to show the effectiveness of the program prepared by researchers in order to enable 6 year-old children attending pre-school educational institutions to effectively gain addition-subtraction skills through a drama-related method. The work group in the research comprised of 80 kids who continued their education in kindergarten at the province of Konya during 2011 to 2012...

Author(s): Sema SOYDAN and Seher Ersoy QUADIR

September 2013

The status of education for sustainable development in the faculty of education, views from faculty members: University of Botswana

  The paper is based on a study which sought the understanding and appreciation of, and activities on issues of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) amongst the staff of the Faculty of Education, University of Botswana (UB). A survey design was adopted with a questionnaire for collecting data from academic staff members while Heads of Academic Departments (HoDs) were interviewed. The findings show an...

Author(s): Gabatshwane, T. Tsayang and Kabita Bose

September 2013

Impact of teachers’ perceptions of organizational support, management openness and personality traits on voice

  The purpose of this research is to study the impact of perceived organizational support and management openness and teacher personality traits on teacher voice. Voice is defined as the discretionary communication of ideas, suggestions or concerns about work-related issues with the intent to improve organizational functioning. Sample of the study consisted of 223 teachers working at 10 randomly selected...

Author(s): Åžahin ÇETÄ°N

September 2013

Equity index in the School systems of selected OECD Countries

  The purpose of this study is to analysis the equity in the school systems of selected OECD countries. For this purpose, the international data for selected OECD countries was analyzed in terms of four dimensions of equity as learning equity, school resource equity, participating in education, and digital equity. When analyzing data, the equity index developed in this study was used. The results reveal that...

Author(s): Mustafa Ozmusul

September 2013

Metaphors of Turkish preservice teachers about the concept of “Literature”

  This research has been done for the purpose of searching out the perceptions of the Turkish preservice teachers related to the term of “Literature” by the help of the concept of metaphors. 230 students have been participated to the study who have studied at Mehmet Akif Ersoy University(Turkey),Faculty of Education, Department of Turkish Teaching. Answers to the following questions were sought in...

Author(s): Hasan BAGCI