Educational Research and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Educ. Res. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1990-3839
  • DOI: 10.5897/ERR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 2006

Table of Content: May 2006; 1(2)

May 2006

Didacticism and educational outcomes

This note provides an analysis of the determinants of educational outcomes at age 16, and of subsequent pathways as school pupils transit toward the labour market. There is some evidence that examination results tend to be better where nondidactic teaching methods are used, but there is little evidence to suggest that teaching method has an independent effect on the decision to stay on in school. Suggestions are made...

Author(s): Geraint Johnes

May 2006

Curriculum characteristics of time-compressed course in a U.S. higher education institution

The study explored characteristics of the curriculum practice of higher education faculty in the context of time-compressed (e.g., 5–6 weeks) courses as compared with regular term (15–16 weeks) courses. The researchers used open-ended questions on a web-based survey at a large doctoral-extensive university in a Midwestern state in the United States. A total of 569 faculty members were asked to respond to the...

Author(s): Eunsook Hyun, Mark Kretovics, and Alicia Crowe

May 2006

Is rape in the eye or in the mind of the offender? A survey of rape perception among Nigerian university stakeholders

The issue of the escalating incidents of rape in Nigerian higher institutions has, not unexpectedly, agitated the minds of both students and university workers on the one hand, and the general public, on the other. This development has forced the hands of the authorities in some of the Nigerian universities to give priority to finding a solution to the issue by out rightly legislating against it, while in others, series...

Author(s): Elegbeleye, O. S.

May 2006

Non-timber forest products’ marketing in Nigeria. A case study of Osun state

Research on markets and marketing of some non-timber forest products (NTFPs) was carried out in selected locations of Osun State. The NTFPs considered are chewing sticks such as Massularia acuminata and bush meat like Thryonomys swinderianus, representing both the flora and fauna aspects of NTFPs, respectively. Five Local Government Areas were randomly selected, namely; Odo-otin, Boripe, Iwo, Irewole and Atakunmosa for...

Author(s): Aiyeloja, Adedapo Ayo and Ajewole, Opeyemi Isaac