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 2011; 6(3)

March 2011

Determining energy saving behavior and energy awareness of secondary school students according to socio-demographic characteristics

  The aim of this study was to determine energy saving behavior and energy awareness of secondary school students and the effects of socio-demographic characteristics (gender, residential area and grade level) on energy saving and energy awareness. The research is a survey model with an approach that aims to describe the current status. A total of 400 6th, 7th and 8th grade students were included in the study....

Author(s): Hilal Aktamis

March 2011

Application of e-portfolio system to enhance teacher professional development

  This study focuses on the meaning, applications and future development of e-teaching portfolios as an attempt to highlight the important role it plays in the “post-modern teaching practice mode”. For the purpose of...

Author(s): Chin-Wen Liao

March 2011

Examining the effects of flexible online exams on students’ engagement in e-learning

  Online assessments are essential parts of online learning. There are some debates on quality of online assessments. Nevertheless the study considered online exams as an instructional activity and aimed to examine the effects of online exams on students’ engagements related to course goals. The study was conducted on two cases, which are asynchronous online Bachelor’s Degree Completion programs....

Author(s): Selcuk Karaman

March 2011

Evaluation of instructors and students’ reaction to undesired classroom behaviours from a professional perspective

  Nowadays, it is seen that student behaviours that disturb the learning environment have come up as crucial problems in education and training applications and they set learning backward. This research aims to define the opinions of instructors and students on...

Author(s): Kadir Pepe and Ibrahim Bozkurt

March 2011

Geography teaching and metacognition

  The concept of metacognition has been considered in recent years in the field of education and as a concept that is worked on. Metacognition is the awareness one has about his/her thinking process and how he/she is able to control these processes. Metacognition strategies are the sequential processes individuals use to learn how to control themselves and to reach a goal. They significantly help the...

Author(s): Fatih Aydin

March 2011

An investigation of social skills in children with different perfectionism levels

Author(s): Emel Arslan

March 2011

Misconceptions of high school students related to the conceptions of absolutism and constitutionalism in history courses

  The goal of this study is to analyze the 10th grade high school students’ misconceptions related to the sense of ruling in the Ottoman State during the absolutist and constitutional periods and to investigate the causes of these misconceptions. The data were collected through eight open-ended questions related to the concepts of absolutism and constitutionalism in the Ottoman History lesson. Descriptive...

Author(s): Mehmet Suat Bal

March 2011

The perceived discrepancy between the teaching of Christian religious education and inculcation of moral values amongst secondary schools students in Kisumu East district, Kenya

  Previous research and document evidence obtainable in popular media has consistently reported that Kenyan students’ moral standing and general conduct in the wider society does not reflect acquisition and practice of values learnt through the teaching or...

Author(s): Kowino O. J., Agak J. O., Obiero-Owino C. E. and Ong’unya R. O.

March 2011

Do science and technology teachers and pre-service primary teachers have different thoughts about concept maps in science and technology lessons?

  The purpose of this study is to determine the thoughts of primary science and technology teachers, primary class teachers, pre-service primary class teachers and pre-service primary science and technology teachers’ about concept maps. This scale applied the use of basic and random method on the chosen 125 4th and 5th grade primary class teachers who had science and technology courses and...

Author(s): Yunus Karakuyu

March 2011

The investigation of academicians’ learning styles in school of physical education and sports in Turkey

  This study was carried out with the purpose of determining the academicians’ learning styles in school of physical education and sports and whether there was a relationship between their learning styles and gender, age, appellation and the department they worked or not. In the study survey method that was used. The sample of the study consisted of 206 academicians who were working in public Schools of...

Author(s): Hakan Salim ÇaÄŸlayan

March 2011

Geography teachers’ views on the assessment and evaluation instruments and methods used in the renewed geography curriculum

  The aim of this study is to reveal the teachers’ views regarding the recommended instruments and methods of measuring assessment in Geography Course Curriculum that has been in practice in Turkey since 2005. In the qualitatively planned research, the data has been analysed from the discussions of 10 different geography teachers, 4 of them females, and from the analysis of the assignments of the...

Author(s): Adnan Pinar

March 2011

Perceived difficulty in integrating educational objectives within the Mathematics classroom: A comparison of beginner and experienced teachers

  Differences in the perception of the difficulty level of integrating specific educational objectives into  Mathematics teaching between beginner and experienced secondary school Mathematics teachers was  examined. One hundred and seventeen Mathematics teachers from State Secondary Schools in  Anambra, Nigeria were included in the investigation. A descriptive survey instrument was...

Author(s): Ebele C. Okigbo and Sam O. C. Okeke