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 November, 2011; 6(17)

November 2011

Teaching conflict management skills in schools: Prerequisite for peace and achievement of millennium development goals in Kenya

The Kenyan society is experiencing a lot of conflicts, some with devastating effects such as deaths, starvation, disease and destruction. These normally arise out of difference between people. Secondary schools being part of the society have not been left out of this challenge as evidenced by mass media reports on strikes, demonstrations and resulting closures. This being the formative age of the youth who are the...

Author(s): Dawo Jane Irene A. and Wagah Mical Ongachi

November 2011

Selection and resolution of function problems and their effects on student learning

This paper examines two experienced Turkish teachers’, Ahmet and Burak, selection and implementation of function problems and relates this to the quality of their students’ understanding of this notion. The research findings indicate that regardless of the task quality Ahmet engages, through process-oriented teaching, his students with the notion of function and this encourages them to develop a process...

Author(s): Ibrahim Bayazit

November 2011

Research on the learning effects of multimedia assisted instruction on Mandarin vocabulary for Vietnamese students: A preliminary study involving e- learning system

As Mandarin gains popularity in the whole world, Mandarin education becomes valued by the countries all over the world. The United Nations classifies Mandarin as one of the six major languages, and the number of people who learn Mandarin in the whole world grows with each passing day as the mainland China market grows. This study discusses the learning effects of using multimedia assisted instruction on Mandarin...

Author(s): Chen-Yuan Chen, and Wan-Lin Chung

November 2011

Examining teachers' motivation level according to school principals' humor styles

The purpose of this research is to examine the motivation level of teachers according to school principals' humor styles. The humor styles survey and job motivation scale were used to gather data from 305 randomly selected teachers employed in primary schools in Karabük. Results indicated that 141 of the teachers claimed school principal had producer style of humor, 76 of them said that the principal had...

Author(s): Ergün RecepoÄŸlu, Ali ÇaÄŸatay Kilinç and Osman Çepni