Educational Research and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Educ. Res. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1990-3839
  • DOI: 10.5897/ERR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 1845

Table of Content: 26 March, 2012; 7(12)

March 2012

Educational supervisors’ metaphorical roots of beliefs about teaching and learning

  Beliefs are a complex psychological construct that have potential to drive a person to make decisions and act. A person’s metaphors can serve as roots of their beliefs. In this study, the metaphor construction task (MCT) was utilized to uncover beliefs about teaching and learning held by 216 educational supervisors from 10 provinces in the central region of Thailand. The follow-up interview was also...

Author(s):   Khajornsak Buaraphan      

March 2012

‘Un-learning and re-learning’: The experiences of Chinese undergraduates in a first year management class in New Zealand

  The growth of China’s economy over the last two decades saw many Chinese students going overseas to study. Like many western countries, New Zealand benefited from increased international student enrolments, with Chinese students making up the largest proportion of the numbers. Many of these students experienced ‘culture shock’ in their new home, not the least being in their studies. To...

Author(s):   Xiaoyan Guan and Glyndwr Jones