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 September, 2014; 9(18)

September 2014

Cyberbullying from the perspective of choice theory

This study aims to propose a theoretical explanation for the cyberbullying problem, which is the use of cyber communication tools to endanger other people. In recent years, the cyberbullying problem, which is widespread especially among the young, has been the subject of scientific studies. These studies have mostly focused on the issues of causes and results of cyberbullying, and variables related to it. The research...

Author(s): Tanrikulu, Taşkın

September 2014

Rural schools in developing countries: A case of DononManga in Eastern Tandjilé in Chad

The schools in rural areas in developing countries are often confronted with difficulties which are, in general, related to poverty, the quantitative and qualitative insufficiency of the professionals and the organization. Consequently, every year, the examinations results are unsatisfactory playing on the curriculum and excellence in the educational system. Donon Manga in Tandjilé in Chad is one of the examples...

Author(s): NDOUTORLENGAR Médard, DJANGRANG Man-na, MAMGUE Bassinang HB Nguendo Yongsi and GROZA Octavian

September 2014

A different approach to teaching social studeies: Folk songs history

The purpose of this study is to determine the effect of teaching and learning the subjects of Social Studies with folk songs in secondary school students. This study is made in 2012-2013 Academic Year Spring Term with seventh grade students studying in secondary school bounded MuÄŸla Provincial Directorate for National Education. 67 students have attended to this study. 34 of those are experimental group and 33 of those...

Author(s): Zafer Tangülü

September 2014

Evaluation of the correlation between learning styles and critical thinking dispositions of the students of school of physical education and sports

The study was conducted in order to detect critical thinking dispositions and learning styles of the students of school of physical education and sports, to explore whether there was a significant difference in terms of gender variable and academic department variable and, to discover the correlation between critical thinking tendencies and learning styles of the students. Population of the study composed of 915...

Author(s): Mehmet ÇaÄŸrı Çetin

September 2014

Validity and reliability study of the self-efficacy scale in rendering piano education to children of 6-12 years

This study was conducted in order to develop a valid and reliable scale that can be used in measuring self-efficacy of candidate music teachers in rendering piano education to children of 6-12 years. To this end, a pool of 51 items was created by using the literature, and taking the opinions of piano professors and piano instructors working with this very age group through open ended questions. This measurement tool was...

Author(s): Hatice EKÄ°NCÄ°

September 2014

Correlation between the physical activity level and grade point averages of faculty of education students

The aim of the study is to find the correlation that exists between physical activity level and grade point averages of faculty of education students. The subjects consist of 359 (172 females and 187 males) under graduate students to determine the physical activity levels of the students in this research, International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ) was used. Grade points of students were obtained from the...

Author(s): Yarım İmdat

September 2014

Attitudes of pre-service music teachers towards the teaching profession in Turkey

The aim of this study is to analyze the attitudes of pre-service music teachers towards the music teaching profession in terms of diverse variables. Students who enrolled in music teaching department were examined in respect to their different attitudes towards the teaching profession, their genders, grade levels and willingness to enroll in the department, the high schools they graduated from, why they chose music...

Author(s): CüceoÄŸlu Önder, Gülten

September 2014

Reasons for school dropout in vocational high school

This study aims to discuss the causative factors that lead to vocational high schools dropout by referring to the opinions of the students who did leave the school. A qualitative phenomenological research method has been designed and adopted. The study group consisted of 19 children and young adults (15-24 years old) who continue their education in Yozgat Center Vocational Education. “The history of school...

Author(s): Polat, Selda

September 2014

The relationship between university students’ attitude towards listening to music and their level of optimism

The purpose of this study is to analyse the relationship between university students’ attitude to listening to music and their level of optimism. The study group for the research consists of 508 students who studied at Aksaray University in the 2012-13 academic year. Simple random sampling is used. In this study, the “Attitude Scale for Listening to Music” and the “Optimism Scale”, which...

Author(s): Aksoy, Nil

September 2014

Relationships between teachers’ creativity fostering behaviors and their self-efficacy beliefs

This study aims to examine primary and secondary school teachers’ creativity fostering behaviors and self-efficacy beliefs according to gender and subject matters taught by teachers and to investigate the relationships between teachers’ creativity fostering behaviors and their self-efficacy beliefs. The study was conducted with the participation of 120 teachers employed in primary and secondary schools in...

Author(s): Ozkal, Nese

September 2014

Effects of drama method on speaking anxieties of pre-service teachers and their opinions about the method

The aim of this study is to determine the effects of the drama method on speaking anxieties of pre-service teachers and their opinions about the method. In the study, mixed method including experimental design, quantitative, and basic qualitative research was used. The study was carried out with 77 first grade students from day-time and evening education programs at Kazım Karabekir Faculty of Education, Atatürk...

Author(s): OÄŸuzhan Sevim