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: July 2007; 2(7)

July 2007

Phytoremediation: an environmentally sound technology for pollution prevention, control and remediation in developing countries

  The problem of environmental pollution has assumed an unprecedented proportion in many parts of the world especially in Nigeria and its Niger-Delta region in particular. This region is bedeviled with this problem perhaps owing to interplay of demographic and socio-economic forces coupled with the various activities that revolve round the exploration for and exploitation of large deposit of crude oil...

Author(s): Erakhrumen, Andrew Agbontalor

July 2007

The issue of poverty in the provision of quality education in Kenyan secondary schools

      Poverty which can be defined in terms of extreme, moderate and relative poverty is a threat to existence of humanity in modern times especially in the developing world. Worst hit are countries in Sub -Saharan Africa. The millennium development agenda  set to reduce poverty by a half by the year 2015.This expresses the global commitment in ensuring that...

Author(s): Ndiku J. Mualuko

July 2007

Perception of teachers’ knowledge, attitude and teaching skills as predictor of academic performance in Nigerian secondary schools

  The study investigated the relationship/effect of students’ perception of teachers’ knowledge of subject matter, attitude to work and teaching skills on students’ academic performance. The population consisted of senior secondary three (SS.III) students in the South West Nigeria senior secondary schools. The study sample consisted of 1600 purposively selected SSS III students from 15...

Author(s): A. A Adediwura and Bada Tayo

July 2007

Relationships between ICT competence and attitude among some Nigerian tertiary institution lecturers

  The study investigates the relationship between ICT competence and attitude as well as attitudinal constructs of teachers. Four hundred and sixty seven teachers randomly selected from 10 institutions (5 universities and 5 colleges of education) participated in the study. Information bordering on ICT competence and attitude of the teachers were collected employing two research instruments. The resulting data...

Author(s): Philip Olu Jegede, Odusola Olutoyin Dibu-Ojerinde and Matthew Olugbenga Ilori

July 2007

Collaboration and communication as effective strategies for parent involvement in public schools

  In South African educational literature and educational research, the influence of the home and family environment on school achievement has not received the attention it deserves. The study under review shows that parents who play an active role in the homework and study programmes of their children contribute to their good performance in schools. Although the South African Schools Act creates expectations...

Author(s): Raj Mestry and  Bennie Grobler

July 2007

Pedagogical practices: the case of multi-class teaching in Fiji primary school

      Multi-class teaching is a common phenomenon in small schools not only in Fiji, but also in many countries. The aim of the present study was to determine the teaching styles adopted by teachers in the context of multi-class teaching. A qualitative case study research design was adopted. This included a school with multi-class teaching as the norm. Data for...

Author(s): Govinda I Lingam

July 2007

Students’ anxiety towards the learning of Chemistry in some Nigerian secondary schools

  The study was designed to find out students’ anxiety towards the learning of chemistry, identify the factors that cause the anxiety, examine the disposition of sex towards the learning of chemistry and suggest ways to increase their taste towards the learning of the subject. Data for the study was obtained by administering a questionnaire to 300 respondents involved in the study. The data obtained were...

Author(s): S. A. Jegede