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 2011; 6(4)

April 2011

Information technology (IT) and the learning society: Growth and challenges

  There is no human culture which has never learned anything from another. Learning from other cultures is a natural phenomenon. There is nothing wrong with it. However, when foreign influence is overwhelming, beyond the control of the receiving country, psychological delicate problems emerge. This paper holds the view that the extremely rapid development of modern information technologies (ITs) has accelerated...

Author(s): Nkasiobi S. Oguzor, Austin N. Nosike and Jacinta A. Opara

April 2011

E-learning technologies and adult education in Nigeria

  The internet has proved to be one of the greatest learning resources available in the 21st Century. Modern education is becoming progressively more dynamic. Internet has helped man to see the other part of the world at the click of a mouse. Various forms of instructional technologies such as the overhead projector, opaque projector, filmstrip and slide projectors, radio and television to mention but a...

Author(s): Nkasiobi Silas Oguzor

April 2011

Remembering differently: Use of memory strategies among net-generation ESL learners

  Net-generation learners are growing up in an era when much of the learning, communication, socializing and ways of working take place through digital means. Living in this digital era may result in different ways of thinking, ways of approaching learning, strategies, and priorities. The Net-Geners therefore, need new skills and new strategies to perform successfully as learners and workers. This study used a...

Author(s): Shakarami, Alireza, Mardziah, H. Abdullah, Faiz, S. Abdullah and Tan Bee Hoon

April 2011

Effects of multimedia usage in students’ attitude towards Turkish Republic Revolution History and Kemalism Lesson

  In this study, whether the multimedia in the history lesson affects the students’ attitude towards this lesson or not has been studied. With this object, whether there is a difference among the point averages that students take from the preliminary test and whether there is a difference among the point averages that students take from the last test will be tried to be learnt. Besides, the...

Author(s): Kadir Ulusoy

April 2011

A classroom observation-based evaluation of elementary teachers’ use of technology in the classrooms in Turkey

  Intensive studies have been carried out in relation to the teacher’s role and expectations of the integration of technology into education. In this framework, this study investigates the reason why teachers integrate technology into their lessons, the type of technology they use and how they integrate it into their lessons. Furthermore, this study aims to determine the indicators of technology use and...

Author(s): Ali Bozkurt

April 2011

Grade 4 to 8 primary school students’ attitudes towards science: Science enthusiasm

  The aim of this study is to investigate the grades 4 to 8 students’ attitudes towards science under the ‘liking school’, ‘independent investigator’ and ‘what I really think of science’ titles. The affect of gender, grade level and science achievement on students’ attitudes was analysed in ‘liking school’, ‘independent investigator’,...

Author(s): Esma BuluÅŸ Kirikkaya

April 2011

Self-efficacy perceptions of social studies candidate teachers

  The aim of this study was to determine the self efficacy beliefs of pre-service social studies teachers. For this purpose, the scales developed in various areas were examined, the opinions of experts were taken and a final scale was created to be used for this study. The validity and reliability of the scale were checked. The validity cofficient was calculated which was higher than .30. The reliability...

Author(s): Nihat Simsek

April 2011

Gender differences in coping among elite table tennis players

  The current study aims to investigate the explanatory power of social support and coping in relation to a competitive sport event between male and female table tennis players. 246 university students table tennis players (120 men and 126 women) from different region and part of Turkey were invited to participate in a survey study included the following standardized measures during competitive sport event: The...

Author(s): Hüseyin KirimoÄŸlu