Educational Research and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Educ. Res. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1990-3839
  • DOI: 10.5897/ERR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 1867

Table of Content: September 2020; 15(9)

September 2020

The impact of English language proficiency testing on the pronunciation performance of undergraduates in South-West, Nigeria

This study investigated the impact of English Language proficiency testing on the pronunciation performance of undergraduates in South-west. Nigeria. The study was a descriptive survey research design. The target population size was 1243 (200-level) undergraduates drawn from eight tertiary institutions. The instruments used for data collection were the English Language Proficiency Test and Pronunciation Test. The...

Author(s): Oyinloye Comfort Adebola, Adeoye Ayodele, Fatimayin Foluke, Osikomaiya M. Olufunke, and Fatola Olugbenga Lasisi  

September 2020

Analysis of distance education activities conducted during COVID-19 pandemic

It could be suggested that the covid-19 pandemic, which initially emerged in China and then affected the whole world, negatively affected several aspects of life since it halted life globally. One of these aspects is education. Education that usually takes place in various learning environments at schools had to be conducted from a distance after the pandemic. This requirement imposed certain responsibilities on...

Author(s): Erol Koçoğlu and Danyal Tekdal  

September 2020

Scientific research hypotheses understanding of the pre-service science teachers at Faculty of Education, Amran University, Yemen

Preparing pre-service science teachers (PSSTs) with the scientific research skills (SRSs) is an ultimate aim of PSSTs' programs. This study aimed to explore PSSTs' understanding level of SRHs (SRHUL). To this end, an action research (AR) was adopted using a pre-post-test design. In doing so, a multiple choice test which consists of 15 items was developed and conducted on a random sample comprising 120 subjects....

Author(s): Abddulsalam Al-Hadabi and Mabrook Saleh Ali Al-soudi  

September 2020

The problems that Syrian refugee children, class teachers and Turkish children face in the school environment from the standpoint of trainee teachers

The aim of this study is to indicate the problems that Syrian refugee children, class teachers and Turkish children face in their school environment. The data of this study were realized via case study design which is one of the qualitative investigative designs. Interviews were carried out using the observation notes of the prospective teachers as well as their semi-structured discussion forms. As a result of the...

Author(s): Zehra Kiliç Özmen  

September 2020

Affordances for connecting culture and Mathematics: Moving from curriculum to school textbooks

Researchers have generally agreed that textbooks as a major conveyor of the curriculum play a dominant role in modern education scenes across different school subjects. The study analyzed a set of four learners’ textbooks and their corresponding teachers’ guides which are used as set books for teaching mathematics at Grade 9 level in South Africa. These textbooks were produced in response to the demands of...

Author(s): Sylvia Madusise  

September 2020

Karl Pearson’s chi-square tests

Statistical tests have been an important tool for interpreting the results of research correctly. The factors that influence the determination of the statistical test are research purpose, hypothesis and data. Today, statistical tests are used more frequently, and they aim to analyze whether statistical tests are used in accordance with research. For this purpose, frequently used chi-square tests are discussed and in...

Author(s): Nihan Sölpük Turhan

September 2020

Examination of postgraduate theses on string instruments in Turkey

The amount of scientific researches is increasing steadily. In today's information age, parallel to technological advances, scientific research keeps pace with innovation and development. Recent research in social and humanities sheds light on many innovative approaches and guides. In this study, answers were sought with the help of the document analysis model for answering the "What is the distribution of...

Author(s): Burcu Atilla and Rıza Akyürek

September 2020

Comparison of value acquisitions of children of divorced and non-divorced parents

This research is a descriptive study aimed at comparing the value acquisitions of children of divorced and non-divorced parents. The study consists of 57,296 children who attended pre-school education in Ankara, in 2018. Of this sample was 54 divorced families and 4-5 year-old children of the same class and of the same socio-economic level and gender, who agreed to work. In order to reveal the compatibility of the data...

Author(s): Hakan Sahin  

September 2020

A proposed comprehensive model of ‘Value-Creation University’ and Transformational indicators of Higher Education in Iran

Today, most high education experts consider value creation (a term different from entrepreneurship or entrepreneur) as a condition necessary for the survival and development of universities and higher education systems. In this era of advanced technologies and knowledge-based industries in global, regional, national and even local economies, universities can only cope with current widespread crises by strengthening...

Author(s): Ahmad Amanzadeh Rashidi, Fareydoon Azma, Roohallah Samiee and Abdolreza Sobhani