Educational Research and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Educ. Res. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1990-3839
  • DOI: 10.5897/ERR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 1956

Table of Content: April 2008; 3(4)

April 2008

A curriculum design for a masters of Arts program in international studies with a concentration in international security and a specialization in international terrorism

  This article presents a prescriptive curriculum design for a new masters of Arts program in international studies with a concentration in international security and a specialization in international terrorism for an international studies MA program. Picking up from an earlier empirical study that conducted and analyzed an extensive needs assessment, this work offers detailed recommendations for curriculum,...

Author(s): David H. Gray

April 2008

Needs assessment for the establishment of a Masters of Arts program in international studies with a concentration in international security and a specialization in international terrorism

  Since the attacks of September 11, national and international security has been driven to the center stage of our present-day society, thus becoming a primary concern and focus in the United States. The purpose of this study was to conduct an instructional needs assessment for the establishment of a Masters of Arts program in International Studies with a concentration in International Security and a...

Author(s): David H. Gray

April 2008

The development and validation of a personality instrument to increase collaboration

  Understanding personality profiles can be helpful in working relationships. Situations such as co-teaching frequently pair individuals in teamwork. Turf and personality conflicts between professionals can be destructive and impede goal attainment. The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is a personality measure that is based on Jung’s theory of psychological types and has been established as having...

Author(s): Rita Coombs Richardsonand Thomas A. DeVaney

April 2008

Factors that discriminate best between students identified as motivated or not-motivated to achieve academically

  This study examined a host of variables the literature or focus groups showed to influence student motivation to achieve academically. Secondary school teachers in Doha, Qatar were asked to identify the five most and five least motivated students in their classrooms. They also were asked to estimate the degree of involvement the parents had in the school, and the level of affluence of their families. Only...

Author(s): Ahmad M. Baker, Hana M. Kanan and Sheikha A. Al-Misnad

April 2008

Toxic acid gas absorber design considerations for air pollution control in process industries

  This paper analyses the design parameters for an absorber used for removal of toxic acid gas (in particular sulfur dioxide) from a process gas stream for environmental health protection purposes. Starting from the equilibrium data, Henry’s law constant was determined from the slope of the y-x diagram. Based on mass balances across the absorber, the minimum liquid-to-gas ratio was determined from which...

Author(s): S. V. Manyele