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: October 2009; 4(10)

October 2009

Uses of computer and its relevance to teaching and learning in Nigerian educational system

  This paper examined the uses of computer and its relevance to teaching and learning in Nigerian secondary schools. The need for computer education and its objectives in Nigerian educational system were identified and discussed. The roles the classroom teachers would play and the challenges they would have to face in using computer for instruction were also highlighted. Possible solutions were suggested to...

Author(s): Bada, Tayo, Adewole, Ajibade and Olalekan, Ojedokun

October 2009

Attitudes of teachers and students towards art and design curriculum: Implications for vocational education in Kenya

  Art and Design Curriculum taught in secondary schools in Kenya is intended not only to prepare learners for a vocation in Art and Design industry but also to complement literacy, scientific and factual subjects by awakening creativity in the individual. It is part of the government policy of diversification and vocationalization of the curriculum. However, enrolment of students in this subject has gone down...

Author(s): M. O. Wagah, F. C. Indoshi and J. O. Agak

October 2009

Parental involvement as a correlate of pupils’ achievement in mathematics and science in Ogun State, Nigeria

  This study investigated the achievement of pupils in the public and private primary schools in mathematics and science. The descriptive survey research design was employed to carry out this study. Four hundred and eighty (480) pupils from thirty primary schools in Ogun State, Nigeria were randomly selected for this study. From the results of this study, parental involvement accounts for 16.1% of the total...

Author(s): Olatoye, R. Ademola and Agbatogun, A. Olajumoke

October 2009

Behavioural constraints on practices of auditing in Nigeria (BCPAN)

  This research was conducted to determine the behavioural constraints on practices of auditing (BCPAN) in Nigeria and to proffer strategies for making incidence of auditing (internal and external auditors) more effective. Thirty-seven administrators drawn from some public limited liability companies, private companies and tertiary institutions were quite auspicious. Two research questions were posed and the...

Author(s): Margaret E. Akpomi and Joy Amesi

October 2009

Attitude of academic staff in Nigerian tertiary educational institutions to student evaluation of instruction (SEI): A case study of Cross River State University

  This study was designed to assess the attitude of academic staff in Nigerian tertiary educational institutions to student evaluation of instruction (SEI) and to find out the variable factors that influenced the expressed attitude of members of the academic staff, using Cross River State University as a case study. The study was a survey and so a questionnaire was used as instrument for data collection....

Author(s): Idaka I. Idaka and Monday T. Joshua

October 2009

Equity and access to university education through higher loans in Bungoma district Kenya

  University student loans were introduced in Kenya with the aim of easing the burden of public expenditure in higher education. In the initial years the loans were to benefit all students enrolled at University irrespective of their socio-economic backgrounds. The beneficiaries were expected to repay the loan later upon getting into employment. This mode of funding eventually became unpopular both to the...

Author(s): Herman J. Wachiye and Joseph W. Nasongo

October 2009

Voluntary counseling and testing services: Breaking resistance to access and utilization among the youths in Rakai district of Uganda

  Voluntary counseling and testing is important in controlling the spread of HIV, especially among adolescents. The aim is to describe the perceptions of adolescents of the best options to providing voluntary counseling and testing services to them in Rakai District Uganda. A cross-sectional descriptive study was carried out among male and female adolescents of 15 to 24 years who were selected by convenience...

Author(s): Stephen Sebudde and Florence Nangendo

October 2009

Variation in the willingness of superintendents to recommend hiring alternatively licensed principals

  The purpose of this article is to report the viability, as expressed by superintendents, of alternative routes to principal licensure as a solution to the principal shortage, regardless of whether it is a quantitative or qualitative shortage. The researcher’s interest is in assessing and explaining the variation in superintendents’ willingness to recommend hiring alternatively licensed principals....

Author(s): Thienhuong Hoang