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: July 2009; 4(7)

July 2009

Reshaping engineering education curriculum to accommodate the current needs of Nigeria

  It has been observed that most engineering graduates, such as electrical, mechanical, civil, chemical, etc, end up taking employment with banks, accounting outfits and other non-engineering outfits. It has also been lamented by many graduates that they find little or no relationship with what was taught in school and what is obtainable in the job market. Industries who hire fresh graduates almost always have...

Author(s): E. N. Onwuka

July 2009

Preservice; Nigerian science teachers’ conceptions of integrated science

  The main purpose of this study was to critically examine the conceptions students in the integrated science major and non-integrated science major have about integrated science. Participants were 187 student-teachers enrolled in a University of Education in South-West Nigeria. They all did integrated science at the Junior Secondary School (JSS) level and offered physics, chemistry and biology at the 100 and...

Author(s): Oludipe Bimbola and Oludipe Daniel I.

July 2009

Adult education learners’ recruitment: Challenges and prospects for re-engineered access to adult education in Kenya

  A research survey was designed to investigate the factor affecting participation of illiterate adults in adult education in Kenya and suggests ways to improve on the literacy levels.  From the findings it was established that lack of conducive learning environments for adult learners, unavailability of enough instructional materials, negative attitude towards learning and shortage of professionally...

Author(s): Ndiku J. Mualuko, Muthamia Hellen, Ipara Odeo and Obaki Samuel

July 2009

A comparative study of student support services of Allama Iqbal Open University and the Open University of Sri lanka

  This paper attempts to compare the availability, quality, similarities and differences in student support services offered by the Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) Pakistan and The Open University of Sri Lanka (OUSL). It also aims to identify and report the deficiencies that students of both the institutions face in the student support services. To achieve the desired end, four hundred students (two hundred...

Author(s): Aijaz Ahmed Gujjar, Bushra Naoreen Chaudhry and Amtul Hafeez Chaudhry