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: June 2009; 4(6)

June 2009

Africanisation of education and the search for relevance and context

  As the 21st century dawned, some African intellectuals were already contemplating an education system based on African philosophy and African values. These intellectuals were motioning for an education system that would uphold the indigenous knowledge systems (Makgoba, 1996; Seepe, 2004; Higgs and Van Wyk, 2007). This group also contends that through education, African societies will be enhanced if...

Author(s): Vuyisile Msila

June 2009

Matching intended and actual french curriculum objectives in secondary schools in western province, Kenya

  Intended French curriculum objectives refer to four official objectives of teaching and learning French in secondary schools in Kenya as laid down in syllabuses; namely, to equip learners with basic communicative skills, give learners access to oral and written materials, facilitate further studies, and promote global peace (Republic of Kenya, 2002). On the other hand actual curriculum...

Author(s): T. O. Omusonga, I. M. Kazadi and F. C. Indoshi

June 2009

Students’ perceived effectiveness in the use of library resources in Nigerian universities

  This study was conducted on students’ perceived effectiveness in the use of library resources in some selected Nigerian Universities. Questionnaire was the main instrument for collecting data. 600 copies of questionnaires were distributed, 530 were returned. The overall response was 88.3%. The responses showed that, majority of the users source their information through the catalogue indexes. While...

Author(s): Nkoyo Edem, Okon Ani and Jonathan A. Ocheibi

June 2009

Extent to which selected factors contribute to alcohol and cigarette use among public day secondary schools male students: A case of Nakuru municipality, Kenya

  The increase in alcohol and cigarettes use among young people than any population strata is of great concern. The use of alcohol that began in African traditional society as an activity for political, religious, cultural and social relations has evolved over time into a problem of dependence and addiction. Despite concerted prevention efforts, there is still evidence of high prevalence of these drugs among...

Author(s): John Oteyo and Mary Kariuki