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: January 2007; 2(1)

January 2007

An examination of the relationship of gender, marital status, and prior educational attainment and learner autonomy

      The development of a conceptual model that provides a theoretical framework for understanding the conative factors of desire, resourcefulness, initiative, and persistence in autonomous learning considered the related variables of gender, education level, age, and marital status. The relevance of these demographic variables is based on prior research in the...

Author(s): M. G. Derrick, A. P. Rovai, M. Ponton, G. J. Confessore and P. B. Carr

January 2007

Social work education and police in Papua New Guinea

  The contribution of social work education to the professional capacity development of police officers commenced in 1974 when the Diploma in Police Studies was introduced at the University of Papua New Guinea under the Social Work Programme. In 2001, a study was conducted to assess the impact of social work education on police officers.  The study focused only on those police officers that were still...

Author(s): Betty Lovai

January 2007

Difficulty and discriminating indices of three-multiple choice tests using the confidence scoring procedure

  The study investigated the comparison of the difficulty and discrimination incides of three multiple choice tests using the confidence scoring procedure (CSP). The study was also set to determine whether or not the difficulty and discrimination indices would be improved, if the tests were scored by the confidence scoring procedure. Two null hypotheses were generated and tested at 0.05 significance level. The...

Author(s):   M. S. Omirin