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 2011; 6(7)

July 2011

Communicative language learning as a motivating factor

  Language is seen as a system for communicative purposes and as such it involves more than just a structural organization. Indeed this view of language considers different kinds of competence which make communication really meaningful: linguistic, sociolinguistic discourse, and strategic. Linguistic competence is what we usually regard as the basis of grammatical structures; sociolinguistic competence has to...

Author(s): Irfan Tosuncuoglu

July 2011

Individual differences in online personalized learning environment

  The need has arise for the consideration of individual differences, to include their learning styles, learning orientations, preferences and needs in learning to allow learners engage and be responsible for their own learning, retain information longer, apply the knowledge more effectively, have positive attitudes towards the subject, have more interest in learning materials, have higher scores and high...

Author(s): Norazrena Abu Samah, Noraffandy Yahaya and Mohamad Bilal Ali

July 2011

The effects of poverty on academic achievement

  Poverty, which forms a specific culture and way of life, is a growing issue in the United States. The number of Americans living in poverty is continually increasing. Poverty indicates the extent to which an individual does without resources. Resources can include financial, emotional, mental, spiritual, and physical resources as well as support systems, relationships, role models, and knowledge of hidden...

Author(s): Misty Lacour and Laura D. Tissington

July 2011

Relationship between power distance and autocratic-democratic tendencies

  This study aims to examine the relationship between power distance and autocratic and democratic tendencies. Participants in the study were research assistants pursuing graduate degrees in the Sciences and Social Sciences Institutes of Balikesir University and prospective teachers pursuing undergraduate teaching degrees at Necatibey Education Faculty of Balikesir University in 2009 to 2010 academic...

Author(s): Ali Riza Terzi

July 2011

The study on the writing anxiety levels of primary school 6, 7 and 8th year students in terms of several variables

  The purpose of this study is to examine the writing anxiety levels of primary school 6, 7 and 8th year students in terms of several variables using the “writing anxiety scale” developed by Yaman (2010). The study group is composed of 1407 students enrolled at the 6, 7 and 8th years of 10 primary schools in ÅžarkiÅŸla district of Sivas province. The higher scores obtained from the “writing...

Author(s): Duygu Uçgun

July 2011

Level of student’s creative thinking in classroom mathematics

  It is reasonable to assume that people are creative, but the degree of creativity is different. The Idea of the level of student’s creative thinking has been expressed by experts, such as Gotoh (2004), and Krulik and Rudnick (1999). The perspective of the mathematics creative thinking refers to a combination of logical and divergent thinking which is based on intuition but has a conscious aim. The...

Author(s): Tatag Yuli Eko Siswono