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: November 2008; 3(11)

November 2008

Lecturer and student sensitivity to academic dishonesty intervention approaches in the University of Ilorin, Nigeria

  This paper presents the report of a survey of staff and students’ expression of preference for, and willingness to engage in three approaches to curbing the menace of academic dishonesty in the University of Ilorin, Nigeria. The study also explored the possible connections between gender and the respondents’ responses. The sample comprised 87 staff and 232 final year undergraduate students,...

Author(s): Olasehinde-Williams, Olabisi

November 2008

Teachers’ opinions on the incorporation of environmental education in the Nigerian primary school curriculum

  This paper presents the report of a research carried out in Kwara Sate of Nigeria to seek the opinions of teachers on the incorporation of Environmental Education (EE) in the Nigerian Primary School Curriculum. The descriptive survey method was employed for the study. 200 teachers were selected through stratified random sampling technique to cater for variables of gender, type of school, qualification and...

Author(s): Jekayinfa, Alice Arinlade and Yusuf, Abdul Raheem

November 2008

Effect of Cuisenaire Rods’ approach on some Nigeria primary pupils’ achievement in decimal fractions

  This study determined the effect of Cuisenaire Rods’ approach on some Nigeria primary pupils’ achievement in decimal fractions. Three hypotheses guided the study. A total of 200 Primary six pupils (that is, 6th grade) from randomly selected schools in Makurdi metropolis of Benue State of Nigeria served as the sample for the study. A Mathematics Achievement Test on Decimal Fractions (MATDF)...

Author(s): M. S. C. Kurumeh and E. E. Achor

November 2008

Developing multiliteracies through bilingual education in Burkina Faso

  Being literate involves being able to move from the ability to read and write to include different forms of knowledge and modes of communication of the milieu (drumming, dancing, story-telling, etc.). This article examines the new literacy allowed through the existence of two types of schools (bilingual and monolingual) in Burkina Faso, in West Africa, and how the two affect the development of literacy and...

Author(s): Constance Lavoie

November 2008

Evaluating preschool children knowledge about healthy lifestyle: Preliminary examination of the healthy lifestyle evaluation instrument

  The aim of this study was to develop an instrument to evaluate the knowledge of preschool children about healthy lifestyle behavior. The innovation was that the instrument was designed to get direct evidence about healthy lifestyle from children aged 4 - 6 years old. Usually, children knowledge is estimated indirectly (parents, teachers), but the current study aspired to provide direct evidence by developing...

Author(s): Vasilis Grammatikopoulos, Elisavet Konstantinidou, Nikolaos Tsigilis, Evridiki Zachopoulou, Niki Tsangaridou and Jarmo Liukkonen