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: March 2008; 3(3)

March 2008

Gaps and remedies of early childhood care and education (ECCE) programs of Botswana

  Five years after the release of the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Policy in Botswana in 2001, it was felt necessary to review the current status of the ECCE programmes with special reference  to achievement of standards of quality of education with reference to the recommendations in the ECCE  policy. This effort has been supported by the Office of Research and Development (ORD),...

Author(s): Kabita Bose

March 2008

Investigating the invariance of item difficulty parameter estimates based on CTT and IRT.

  This is a quantitative empirical research study validating the invariance of item difficulty parameters estimates based on the two competing measurement frameworks, the classical test theory (CTT) and the item response theory (IRT). In order to achieve the set goal, one fifty five (155) different independent samples were drawn from the population of students (35,262) who sat for the 2004 Paper 1 Botswana...

Author(s):   O.O. Adedoyin, H. J. Nenty and B Chilisa

March 2008

The educational argumentation of the Hellenic political forces on special education in the 1913, 1929, 1964, and 1985 reforms

  In this paper we attempt to show the educational argumentation of the Greek liberal political forces with respect to special education within the reform attempts that were undertaken in 1913, 1929, 1964, and 1985. More specifically, we detect the concepts that prevailed in each of the three main phases through which special education in Greece passed over the period under examination: a) the rejection and...

Author(s): Sifis Bouzakis and Eleni Berdousi 

March 2008

Using ICT to enhance academic learning: Pedagogy and practice

  The explosion of new information and communication technologies (ICTs) has created immense opportunities to enhance the educational process at all levels, but especially in university and professional curricula such as architecture. Using the new tools effectively will require that teachers become comfortable with existing new technologies, but more importantly, with the innovations that appear with...

Author(s): Tsung Juang Wang