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: 5 February, 2012; 7(5)

February 2012

A causal model of teacher acceptance of technology

This study proposes a causal model for investigating teacher acceptance of technology. We received 258 effective replies from teachers at public and private universities in Taiwan. A questionnaire survey was utilized to test the proposed model. The Lisrel was applied to test the proposed hypotheses. The result shows that computer self-efficacy has a strongly positive effect on perceived ease of use and teacher intention...

Author(s):   Jui-Ling Chang, Pang-Tien Lieu, Jung-Hui Liang, Hsiang-Te Liu and Seng-lee Wong

February 2012

Identification of Management Information System (MIS) strategies barriers in higher education institutions through multi-criteria decision making (MCDM) approach: Case study of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad

Each organization or company, regardless to its restrictions, purposes, and type of the activity, in order to fulfill and manage the duties is in need of various data and pieces of information. The aforesaid cases are generated by managers and employees and used by all the staffs. The manifest issue of current days is that organizations and companies which are struggling in such an unpredictable situation has to do the...

Author(s): Mirza Hasan Hosseini, Davood Karimzadegan and Azam Sazvar

February 2012

Higher education and civil society: Compatibility re-examined

Last couple of decades, some developed countries emphasized to develop civil society in developing countries. The main goals were to promote democratic norms and values among citizens who will not be thinking about democratic society otherwise. To establish democratic norms and values, many view that higher education is necessary. The relationship between higher education and civil society is not clear to many. Some...

Author(s): Mahmuda Khatun

February 2012

Academic performance and perceived stress among university students

This study aims to investigate the effect of factor such as perceived stress on the academic performance of the students. A sample of 199 university graduates and undergraduates in Rawalpindi and Islamabad was selected as a statistical frame. Instrumentation used for this study is previously validated construct in order to evaluate the effect of factor under study. To determine the relationships between perceived stress...

Author(s): Nadeem Talib and Muhammad Zia-ur-Rehman