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: May 2008; 3(4)

May 2008

Horrifying disasters in western Kenya; Impact on education and national development

  The occurrence of natural disasters has shown a positive trend as annual incidents of disaster events have increased on the continent. Approximately two-thirds of the 3.3 million people in Western Kenya fall below the poverty line, leaving the region stuck in poverty traps that prevent sustainable development. Schools in the region are hampered in their operation when the disaster occurs .In third term...

Author(s): Achoka Judith S. K. and Maiyo Julius

May 2008

Evaluation of quality in an educational institute: a quality function deployment approach

  Quality Function Deployment (QFD) is one of the Total Quality Management (TQM) techniques which can be applied for process and design improvement. This paper develops a framework for quality in an educational institute on the basis of literature review. A relationship matrix is developed between five identified groups of ‘Dimensions of Quality’ and twelve sets of ‘Enablers’ in an...

Author(s): Vikram Singh, Sandeep Grover and Ashok Kumar

May 2008

Breast feeding pattern and the health of children in Ado – Ekiti local government area of Ekiti state, Nigeria

  This study investigated the different patterns of feeding infants and their corresponding effects on children’s health. There are anti – effective properties present in human milk which help children to fight against many childhood diseases. The long –term effect of breast milk like intelligence, socialization and personality development of children supersedes its immediate result. Despite...

Author(s): Bimbola Kemi Odu and Owoeye Olajumoke Dotun

May 2008

Success structure for accelerated acquisition of English by young ESL learners

  This is an investigation into the accelerated acquisition of English among young ESL learners in an International School. It employed an ethnographic case study approach where data were gathered through non-participant observations, unstructured interviews, relevant documents, students’ portfolios, field notes and biographical details. The sample consisted of a small group of five year old ESL learners...

Author(s): Abdul Rashid Mohamed, Mahani Tumin and Hamzah Omar