Educational Research and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Educ. Res. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1990-3839
  • DOI: 10.5897/ERR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 2008

Table of Content: 10 July, 2016; 11(13)

July 2016

Training needs for faculty members: Towards achieving quality of University Education in the light of technological innovations

The aim of this study was to identify training needs of university faculty members, in order to achieve the desired quality in the light of technological innovations. A list of training needs of faculty members was developed in terms of technological innovations in general, developing skills of faculty members in the use of technological innovations and promoting university faculty members in quality assurance skills....

Author(s): Abouelenein, Yousri Attia Mohamed ,

July 2016

An instrument for measuring performance in geometry based on the van Hiele model

In this paper we present the process of constructing a test for assessing student performance in geometry corresponding to the first year of Secondary Education. The main goal was to detect student errors in the understanding of geometry in order to develop a proposal according to the Van Hiele teaching model, explained in this paper. Our research methodology took into account reliability using Cronbach's alpha...

Author(s): Ana B. Sánchez-García and Ana Belén Cabello

July 2016

Assessment of language learners’ strategies: Do they prefer learning or acquisition strategies?

The aim of this study is to evaluate learning and acquisition strategies used by second/foreign language learners. This study is a comparative investigation of learning and acquisition strategies of successful and less successful language learners. The main question of the study is to investigate if there is a relationship between the learners’ strategies and their success; why some learners become less successful...

Author(s): Gonca Altmisdort

July 2016

The relationships between self-regulated learning skills, causal attributions and academic success of trainee teachers preparing to teach gifted students

The purpose of this research is to examine the self-regulated learning skills and causal attributions of trainee teachers preparing to teach gifted pupils, and also to study the predictive relationships between these skills and attributions, on one hand, and academic success, on the other hand. The research was conducted on 123 students attending the Gifted Teacher Training Program at Istanbul University, the first...

Author(s): Marilena Z. Leana-Taşcılar

July 2016

Correlation between teaching styles of candidate music teachers and mentor music teachers

Music teacher candidates spend part of their Bachelor education in practice schools with mentor teachers before starting work. Observing music teachers in the classroom empower candidates to understand how music teaching and learning occur in classrooms, and also enlightens them on how mentor teachers teach, which then expands their awareness about different teaching styles. This research compares candidate music...

Author(s): Nurtug Bariseri Ahmethan

July 2016

Assessing the desired and actual levels of teachers’ participation in decision-making in secondary schools of Ethiopia

This study was conducted to assess the desired and actual levels of teachers’ participation in decision-making process in Ethiopian secondary schools. For this, the study employed a cross-sectional survey design collecting data from sampled secondary school teachers (n = 258) found in Assosa Zone, Benishangual Gumuz Regional state, Ethiopia. Stratified sampling method was applied to select participants from eleven...

Author(s): Yismaw Bademo and Bekalu Ferede Tefera

July 2016

Immortality of prejudice in striving Ubuntu: Case studies of community managed schools in Nepal

The immortality of prejudice after the school management transfer has not been judged. This makes communities to take responsibility for schools further by compelling the government to mandate amendments of Community Managed Schools (CMS) Directives. The purpose was to explore the CMS enduring Ubuntu against immorality of prejudice, through participation and involvement. Three community schools were selected. Interviews...

Author(s): Mani Man Singh Rajbhandari and Smriti Rajbhandari 

July 2016

A comparison of four differential Item functioning procedures in the presence of multidimensionality

Differential item functioning (DIF), or item bias, is a relatively new concept. It has been one of the most controversial and the most studied subject in measurement theory. DIF occurs when people who have the same ability level but from different groups have a different probability of a correct response. According to Item Response Theory (IRT), DIF occurs when item characteristic curves (ICC) of two groups are not...

Author(s): Özlem YeÅŸim Özbek BaÅŸtuÄŸ

July 2016

Examining the effect of social values education program being applied to nursery school students upon acquiring social skills

This study was conducted in an attempt to develop Social Values Education Program aimed at nursery school students and examine the effect of Social Values Education Program upon the social skill acquisition of nursery school students. The effect of the education program that was developed within the scope of the study upon the social skill acquisition of nursery school students was examined via an experimental pattern...

Author(s): Özkan SAPSAÄžLAM and Esra ÖMEROÄžLU

July 2016

Education of the gifted students in Turkey and a sample activity

After the Enderun College which successively provided gifted education during the Ottoman period, special education for the gifted in Turkey was interrupted. The discussion of talent education started after 1993 and an education model convenient to the conditions in Turkey was developed following the steps of how it is done in other parts of the world In order to apply this education model, institutions called...

Author(s): Mehmet Ali GENÇ