Educational Research and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Educ. Res. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1990-3839
  • DOI: 10.5897/ERR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 2009

Table of Content: April 2007; 2(4)

April 2007

Children And Poverty In South Africa: The Right To Social Security

  Poverty is one of the major threats to the realization of children’s rights worldwide and in South Africa. Currently, 66% of South African children live in severe poverty. This places all other rights at risk; the rights guaranteed by the South African Constitution and by the UN Convention. Poverty and inequality in South Africa continue to worsen.  These are particularly vulnerable groups of...

Author(s): Pierre Du Plessis and Lloyd Conley

April 2007

Learning Social Studies Through Mastery Approach

  This study examined learning Social Studies by investigating the effectiveness of mastery approach on students’ performance in Social Studies of two groups of students drawn from Osun State College of Education, Ila-Orangun and University of Uyo, Ila-Orangun Study Centre which consisted of 200 level Social Studies students and 200 level degree Social Studies students. A unit of course peculiar to...

Author(s): Adeyemi B.A

April 2007

Examination of Teaching – Learning Process in Swimming Applying Chaffers’ System of Interaction Categories

  The focus of this research is to examine the role of student-teacher interaction during swimming lessons. Forty-nine (49) elementary school PE teachers, swimming trainers and instructors (28 females, 21 males) consented to participate in this study. A total of seventy-seven (77) swimming lessons were videotaped and coded with the Cheffers’ Adaptation of Flanders Interaction Analysis System (CAFIAS)....

Author(s): Melinda Bíró⊃, Edit N. Biróné⊃, Balázs Fügedi⊃, László Révész and Béla Szabó⊃ László Honfi

April 2007

Primary Teacher’s Perceptions of Classroom Assessment Practices as Means of Providing Quality Primary/basic Education by Botswana and Nigeria

      More than any other of its aspects, assessment plays a central role in determining the quality of education. Quality of primary/basic education (QoE) can be viewed as the extent to which the process of education at the primary education level maximizes desirable outcomes in terms of cognitive, affective and psychomotor behaviour of the...

Author(s): H. J. Nenty, O. O. Adedoyin, John N. Odili and T. E. Major

April 2007

A science–technology–society paradigm and Cross River State secondary school students’ scientific literacy: problem solving and decision making

  The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of Science-Technology-Society (STS) curriculum on  students’ scientific literacy, problem solving and decision making. Four hundred and eighty (480)  Senior Secondary two science and non-science students were randomly selected from intact classes in  six secondary schools in Calabar Municipality of Cross River State. The...

Author(s): Grace Umoren

April 2007

Intelligence Quotient As A Predictor Of Creativity Among Some Nigerian Secondary School Students

  This study investigated how Intelligence Quotient predicts general level of creativity and different components of creativity; fluency, originality, flexibility and creativity motivation among secondary school students in Oyo State.  A total of four hundred and sixty (460) students were randomly selected from twenty (20) secondary schools in the state to participate in the study.  Two instruments...

Author(s): Olatoye, R.A  and  Oyundoyin, J.O.