Educational Research and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Educ. Res. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1990-3839
  • DOI: 10.5897/ERR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 1947

Table of Content: August 2011; 6(8)

August 2011

Child-centered education: Incorporating reconceptualism and poststructuralism

  Reconceptualists and poststructuralists increasingly criticize child-centered pedagogy as being overly reliant on outmoded notions of (developmentally appropriate) practices. Reconceptualists believe that developmental theories should be critically examined cross culturally, whereas poststructuralists work from a social perspective to reconstruct views of a child based on his or her multiple meaning making...

Author(s): Tzuo, Pei Wen, Yang, Chien Hui and Wright, Susan Kay

August 2011

Implications of training student teachers of pre-schooling through micro-teaching activities for a classroom with mentally-disabled students

  The aim of this study is to explore whether there is a difference between the student teachers’ opinions about in-class teaching skills before and after applying micro-teaching. This study was carried out with the participation of second-year students of the Child Development Program of a Vocational School in the fall term of 2005-2006 academic years. The opinions of the student teachers about in-class...

Author(s): Sabahattin Deniz

August 2011

The determinants of household education expenditure in Ghana

  The role of formal education in the socio-economic development of a country cannot be over-emphasized. It is in this light, that over the years, governments of Ghana and other organizations have supported the education sector in many ways. Despite the efforts, many people think that a lot more can be done, but resources are not unlimited. Against this backdrop, it will be helpful if stakeholders are in the...

Author(s): S. A. Donkoh and J. A. Amikuzuno

August 2011

The effectiveness of in-service training for school counselors on the inclusion of students with disabilities

  The purpose of the research is to ascertain the effectiveness of in-service training for school counselors on the inclusion of students with disabilities. In this research, pre-experimental method in compliance with pretest- posttest model is employed in order to ascertain the effectiveness of in-service training for school counselors on the inclusion of students with disabilities provided by the Ministry of...

Author(s): Ümit Åžahbaz

August 2011

The effect of language learning anxiety on the learner of Turkish as a foreign language: The case of Jawaharlal Nehru University, India

  There exist quite many studies on the anxiety especially when it comes to the effect of foreign language learning anxiety on the learners. These studies show that there is a huge amount of foreign language learning anxiety impact on the learners. The present study focuses on the influence of foreign language anxiety on the Indian learners that take the elective course, Turkish I and II at Jawaharlal Nehru...

Author(s): Adem Ä°ÅŸcan

August 2011

Student teachers’ conceptions about global warming and changes in their conceptions during pre-service education: A cross sectional study

  Global warming is one of the important environmental problems whose dangerous effects are increasing gradually. The study reported herein aimed to reveal student teachers’ conceptions about global warming and the effect of biology teacher education program on their awareness of this environmental issue. An open-ended questionnaire was used to collect the study’s data. Participants were 32 first...

Author(s): Sabiha Odabaşı Çimer, Atilla Çimer And Nazihan UrsavaÅŸ