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 January, 2012; 7(1)

January 2012

The teaching of mathematics in secondary schools as a tool for self-reliance and re-branding process in Nigeria

Mathematics teaching is an interaction between the teacher and the learners that leads to acquisition of desirable mathematical knowledge, ideas and skills necessary for applicability in our everyday life. This paper therefore looks at the concept of self-reliance, the concept of mathematics teaching, problems and prospects of mathematics teaching and finally takes a look at mathematics as a tool for self reliance in...

Author(s): Tali D. Jonah, Mbwas .L. Caleb and Abe A. Stephen

January 2012

Grades and attendance: Is there a link between them with respect to first year undergraduate criminology students?

  This paper discusses the findings of research concerned with analysing the relationship between student attendance to core first year undergraduate criminology and criminal justice modules and the grades they receive in their first summative assessed coursework task for these modules. The research took place against the background of a concern with improving student retention and minimising academic failure....

Author(s): John Martyn Chamberlain

January 2012

Women empowerment and participation in economic activities: Indispensable tools for self-reliance and development of Nigerian society

The objective of the study was to examine women empowerment and participation in economic activities as tools for self-reliance and development of the Nigerian society. Research questions and hypothesis were used to guide the study. Structured questionnaire was used as the major instrument for data collection. Copies of questionnaires were administered to 402 women randomly selected from 6 out of the 21 local government...

Author(s): Ekesionye E. N and Okolo A. N

January 2012

Misalignment between policy and practice: Introducing environmental education in school curricula in Botswana

Botswana introduced environmental education (EE) in its school curricula in 1995 to be infused in all subjects as part of an overall improvement of the school curricula. The actual infusion in practice was left to the classroom teachers offering a unique opportunity to compare what they taught and perceived as being important in environmental education with the official programme and policy. A questionnaire was...

Author(s): Musisi Nkambwe and Violet Nomalang Essilfie