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: December 2007; 2(12)

December 2007

Information and communication technology as synergy for sourcing distance education: the feasibility in Cameroon education system

  The concept of distance education or learning is not new but welcoming in Cameroon especially with  the advances in information and communication technology as the synergy for sourcing it. Information  as the lifeblood of organisations is knowledge, intelligence or education while information technology  is essentially the computerised or electronic technology as opposed to...

Author(s): Anja, Simon Ngwo

December 2007

Upper mantle velocity structure in the NW Himalaya: Hindu Kush to Garhwal region from travel time studies of deep Hindu Kush earthquakes

  The 22 Hindu Kush earthquakes had focal depths in the range of 50 to 245 km approximately. The 154 P  travel time readings obtained from them were interpreted using a computer program based on least  squared inversion and written specifically for the purpose. The upper mantle P-wave velocity along the  north-west Himalaya obtained from this study has a value of 8.1 km/s. It appear...

Author(s):   Sushil Kumar, R. Chander  and K. N. Khattri 

December 2007

Equity in the distribution of bursary to secondary school students in Busia district, Kenya

This study sought to find out the opinion of the head teachers on equity of the established criteria in bursary support for the needy. It was done in the District’s 27 secondary schools with the total student enrolment of 5780. All the 190 students (3.3% of the total enrolment) who had received bursaries from 1999 - 2002 in the district were included in the study. Another saturated sample of 27 head teachers...

Author(s): Stephen O. Odebero Anthony K. SangJoseph N. Bosire and Lucas A. Othuon

December 2007

Statistical relationship between the performance of students in shorthand and typing: case study of Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic, Ikot Ekpene, Nigeria

  Comparative study of the relationship between the performance of students in shorthand and typing  was conducted by statistical analysis of results of 84 students of secretarial studies in Akwa Ibom State  Polytechnic. The analysis shows that there was no significant difference between the performances of  students in typing and shorthand (t = 0.38333, n = 84,  = 0.05). Correlation...

Author(s):   Eddy, E. N  and  Akpan, E. E 

December 2007

Emerging trends in management education in international business schools

  The management education plays an essential role in today’s dynamic business environment. The rapid  trend of globalization and technological changes have made difficult for organizations to survive in the  competitive world. As a result the importance of management education has been increased many  folds. Business executives need to update their skills due to sudden changes...

Author(s):   Faisal Manzoor Arain and Syed Awais Ahmad Tipu