Educational Research and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Educ. Res. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1990-3839
  • DOI: 10.5897/ERR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 1957

Table of Content: November 2006; 1(8)

November 2006

Job satisfaction and burnout among Greek early educators: A comparison between public and private sector employees

  The purpose of the present study was to examine perceived levels of burnout and job satisfaction of Greek early educators, across public and private sector. One hundred and seventy eight childhood educators participated in the study.  108 were working in the public sector, 67 in private sector, whereas three did not respond. Participants were administered the Employees Satisfaction Inventory (ESI,...

Author(s): Nikolaos Tsigilis, Evridiki Zachopoulou and Vasilios Grammatikopoulos

November 2006

Sustainability of Farm Credit delivery by Cooperatives and NGOs in Edo and Delta states, Nigeria

  The paper examined the sustainability rates of co-operatives and NGOs in farm credit delivery in Edo and Delta States of Nigeria. The Subsidy Dependence Indices (SDI) and the capital formation rates were determined using both primary and secondary data obtained from 80 and 20 purposively selected cooperatives and NGOs respectively, based on their involvement in farm credit delivery. A well structured...

Author(s): G.O. ALUFOHAI

November 2006

Improving Data Driven Decision Making through Assessment Literacy for Respondents

  This study examined the use of a college course evaluation instrument in an effort to better understand and improve the assessment data derived from the instrument. The purpose of the analysis was to examine the dimensionality and reliability of the instrument but, more importantly, to understand what the data really tells us and whether assessment literacy would improve data usability.  Analysis of the...

Author(s): Naomi Jeffery Petersen, Randall S. Davies and Bruce Spitzer

November 2006

Teaching in Higher Education: A personal account seen through a perspective of “otherness” at a Swedish University

  This study is based on personal experiences. It adopts an auto ethnographic approach and action research perspective in an attempt to describe and reflect on my experience as a teacher in a University where I have worked for just over a year; the study also examines factors that have helped me in my role as a teacher to effect change in my praxis. The paper also addresses the challenges facing higher...

Author(s): Girma Berhanu

November 2006

Academic Achievements of Children in Immigrant Families

  Utilizing data on approximately 16,000 children from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Survey-Kindergarten Cohort and a rich set of mediating factors on 16 immigrant groups, this paper examined the associations between children’s immigrant generation status and their academic performance. The changes in academic achievements during kindergarten and first-grade were also examined to explore the varying...

Author(s): Wen-Jui Han